Shamik Mehta

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Director of Industry Solutions Marketing, Hitachi Vantara

Shamik Mehta is the Director of Industry Solutions Marketing for Hitachi Vantara. Shamik has around 25 years of experience in product and strategic marketing for semiconductors, renewable energy, e-mobility, IoT, data management and data analytics software. He’s held roles in chip design, pre-sales, product management and marketing for technology products, including software solutions and data platforms. His experiences include 6 years at SunEdison, once the world's largest solar and wind energy Independent Power Producer, leading product management, operations, business development and marketing. Shamik has experience managing global product marketing, GTM activities, thought leadership content creation and sales enablement activities for technology and software applications for the Smart Energy, Electrified Transportation and Manufacturing verticals. Shamik is a Silicon Valley native, having lived, studied and worked there since the early 90’s.


Earlier this year, a colleague of mine and I were on our way to the IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona. Although we made our connecting flights, a couple of minutes after deplaning, we received emails and texts from the airline informing


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