Bhavik is responsible for the global Media & Entertainment partner strategy at AWS, building-out the broadest set of solution and engagement options for content owners, broadcasters, pay TV service providers, production and facilities companies globally.
His engagement with industry-specific technology and consulting partners, as well as end-user customers help create solutions that enable cloud-based mission-critical workloads in Post, Live Production, Supply Chain, MAM/Archive, and Distribution.
For over 20 years, Bhavik has worked in technology and communications with a focus on cloud computing for the last 10. Since starting his career in product management at HP in Scotland, Bhavik has held a variety of sales engineering, business development and product marketing roles at leading technology companies, including HP, Agilent, Aspera (acquired by IBM), Reliance Communications and now Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Prior to joining AWS in 2012, Bhavik was the Director of Cloud Services & Partnerships at Aspera where he managed partner/alliance relationships and help found Aspera’s cloud services business unit. Bhavik holds a B.Eng (Hons) Electrical & Electronic Engineering from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh and an MBA from Golden Gate University in San Francisco.