Global software developer Persistent Systems has named industry veteran Tom Kendra to its board of directors.
Dr. Anand Deshpande, Founder, Chairman and MD, “We are delighted to have Tom Kendra join our board. His extensive experience in senior leadership positions in leading Companies in the software industry across the world will significantly strengthen our Board.”
Tom recently retired from Dell’s Software group where he was Vice President and General Manager of the Systems Management business. Dell Systems Management focuses on integration, innovation and ease of use, and delivers products and solutions in the areas of Data Protection, Endpoint Systems Management, Performance Monitoring, Windows Server Management, and BYOD.
Tom Kendra, Board Member, said, “I’m most excited about working with the team here at Persistent to help grow our partner ecosystem and create even more momentum for digital transformation. The culture of innovation that Anand has fostered is seen in everything the company does, and is evident in everybody who’s a part of the company.”
Prior to Dell, Tom served as Executive Vice President of Enterprise Products at CA Technologies (formerly CA, Inc.) where he also held the positions of Executive Vice President of Enterprise Products & Solutions Business Line, Senior Vice President of Strategy & Business Development, and General Manager of Project & Portfolio Management.