Webscale CEO Wins “Women Of The Decade In Technology And Internet Infrastructure” Award
BANGALORE, INDIA – MAY 1, 2018 – Webscale, the E-Commerce Cloud Company, is proud to announce that its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Sonal Puri, has won the Women of the Decade in Technology and Internet Infrastructure award from the Women’s Economic Forum (WEF). The award was given out at the Annual International WEF 2018, which took place from April 26th to May 1st, 2018 in New Delhi, India, and was attended by over 2000 participants from over 120 countries.
A former winner of a Silver Stevie Award for Woman of the Year in Technology, as well as CRN’s Top Women of the Channel award, Sonal has more than 20 years of experience in internet infrastructure, holding executive roles across sales, marketing, corporate, business development and channels. Prior to her role at Webscale, Sonal was chief marketing officer at Aryaka Networks, where she led sales, marketing and alliances and helped grow the customer base by more than 1000%, as well as significantly increasing the company’s global presence.
“Under Sonal’s leadership, Webscale has experienced the most significant period of growth in our company’s history,” said Jay Smith, Founder and CTO, Webscale. “She has been instrumental in defining and executing our strategy, in building a team that now services a global customer base and in positioning us for success as we disrupt the worldwide market for e-commerce hosting, management and control in the public cloud.”
Previously, Sonal headed corporate strategy for Application Acceleration and Western US Corporate Development Akamai Technologies. Sonal also ran global business operations alliances and acquisitions for Speedera Networks and other firms in the internet infrastructure segment. Sonal holds a Master’s degree in Building Science from the University of Southern California, and an undergraduate degree in Architecture from the University of Mumbai, India.
The Women’s Economic Forum is the global conference of the All Ladies League (ALL), designed to foster empowering conversations, connections and collaborations among women entrepreneurs and leaders from all spheres of life. The annual week-long forum takes place in India, along with regional ones throughout the year and across the world. The vision of the WEF is to inspire every woman to become a businesswoman.
For more information on the WEF and the WEF awards, please visit http://www.wef.org.in/about-annual-wef-2018/
Webscale is the E-Commerce Cloud Company and a pioneer in integrated web application delivery in the cloud. Delivered as-a-Service, the Webscale platform allows businesses of all sizes to benefit from application scalability, load balancing, high performance, outage prevention, improved security and simple management across multiple cloud providers. Experts in cloud technology and creating powerful solutions for e-commerce and enterprise customers, Webscale is headquartered in Mountain View, CA, with offices in Boulder, CO and Bangalore, India. For more information, please visit: www.webscale.com