Samik leads Microsoft Modern Workplace in India, which includes the productivity platforms of Microsoft Office, Windows, as well as Enterprise Mobility and Security. He assumed this role from July 2018 and leads strategy for the entire suite of Microsoft Modern Workplace.
Prior to this, Samik was Country head of Microsoft Dynamics. He designed and executed go-to-market strategy for Microsoft Dynamics across all market segments, industry verticals, products and partners, and catapulted the business to great levels of success.
Before joining Microsoft, Samik worked with Oracle for 11 years, serving over the years as Head of CRM business, Head of Banking & Financial applications business and Head of the Mid-market applications business.
In addition, Samik serves on the Board of EmployWise, an integrated SaaS based Hire-to-Retire HR solution. As a board member, he lends his years of experience to advise EmployWise™ on best practices around Marketing, Sales & Channel strategy
Samik is also on the Advisory Council of Breakthrough, a non-profit organization committed to eradicating violence & discrimination against women & girls. In this role, he advises Breakthrough on ways to improve effectiveness. He also works at grass root levels to interact, inspire & help young girls realize their potential
With nearly 25 years’ of experience spanning multiple functions, industry and geographies, Samik brings deep knowledge, innate understanding of customers and a rare finesse to everything he does. By combining skills like strategy, execution and strong people management, Samik turned around businesses and made his mark in India, Singapore and Malaysia.
Samik has a graduate degree from Delhi University, and an MBA from the FORE School of Management, New Delhi.