Gaurav DeshpandeVP of Marketing at TigerGraph
Gaurav Deshpande is the VP of Marketing at TigerGraph. Gaurav brings TigerGraph a proven track record in leading teams in creating new products, establishing new markets, and dominating industries. At TigerGraph, Gaurav’s team has grown the lead base, pipeline, and revenue 10x in three years and racked up over 50 awards including Most Disruptive Startup (Strata 2018), Gartner Cool Vendor 2020, and Leader in Forrester Wave Report for Graph Data Platforms Q4 2020.
Previously, Gaurav spent 15 years overseeing marketing for IBM's Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, and Cloud portfolios for the Banking and Financial markets, Telecommunications, and Retail. He also built out and positioned IBM’s Big Data and Analytics portfolio, driving 45 percent year-over-year growth. Before IBM Gaurav led two startups through explosive growth, i2 Technologies (IPO), and Trigo Technologies (acquisition by IBM).