Senior Vice President Product Development, Cloud Services

Ajay Patel is senior vice president of Product Development, Cloud Services, responsible for all product development and operations for vCloud Air.


Prior to VMware, Ajay led the core middleware business, Cloud Application Foundation, for Oracle. Under his leadership, Oracle Exalogic, a middleware engineered system, became the fastest-growing business and Oracle WebLogic, a Java EE Application Server, was #1 in the market during his entire tenure. He also launched Oracle Java Cloud Service and set the roadmap for Oracle’s private cloud solution.


Ajay has over 20 years of enterprise software expertise and was also senior vice president at Apigee (Sonoa Systems) and general manager for BEA Systems, Data Services business. His prior experience includes management consulting and system integration with Price Waterhouse Coopers, EDS and AT&T. He holds a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering and another Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from University of California, Irvine. He is also a technical adviser to venture funded software companies.

Ajay Patel