Google Cloud hires AWS veteran Bikram Singh Bedi as India MD

Google Cloud announced the appointment of Bikram Singh Bedi as its new managing director for India.
Google Cloud at IT trade showBikram Singh Bedi, who earlier set up the Amazon Web Services (AWS) operations in India, will succeed Google Cloud’s India head Karan Bajwa.

Google Cloud recently elevated Karan Bajwa to become the new leader for Asia Pacific and is leading all regional revenue and go-to-market operations for Google Cloud, including on Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Google Workspace.

Bikram Singh Bedi joins Google Cloud from online grocery delivery service Grofers where he served as president Strategy and New Initiatives.

Prior to Grofers, Bikram Singh Bedi set up the AWS business in India and was the head of India and South Asia for six years. He also held various leadership positions at IBM and Oracle.

“I’m happy to welcome Bedi to lead our India business. With a proven track record of building and growing successful enterprise businesses, his experience will be a tremendous asset to the team as we embark on this next phase of growth,” said Karan Bajwa, vice president of Google Cloud in Asia Pacific.

Google Cloud reported $3.8 billion in sales in the fourth quarter — a 46 percent increase from the fourth quarter of 2019 — and India has been a growth market.