Arun Oberoi leads Red Hat's Global Sales and Services organization, including Red Hat's commercial and public sector sales, channel, and alliance sales, as well as Red Hat's consulting services. He joined Red Hat in May 2012.
Before joining Red Hat, Oberoi led and repeatedly built rapidly scaling businesses for multiple technology organizations, from start-up companies to midsized and multibillion-dollar global organizations. Most recently, Oberoi served as CEO of 2 high-growth start-up technology companies: Viridity Software, a datacenter infrastructure management company, and Aveksa, a leading access governance and management software company.
Oberoi has led worldwide sales on multiple occasions during his career, including at Micromuse, a market-leading provider of high-end network management and service assurance solutions. After Micromuse was acquired by IBM, he led worldwide sales for the Netcool-Tivolis Software Group at IBM.
Earlier in his career, Oberoi held several executive leadership roles at Hewlett-Packard, including vice president and general manager of worldwide top 100 corporate accounts and industries, and vice president and general manager of Worldwide Sales and Marketing for HP's software business. As part of HP's software business, Oberoi led the development of a dedicated worldwide sales and marketing organization for the portfolio, which included HP's OpenView product, security, and middleware, and led the sales growth from initial stages to $1 billion in revenues.