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"Our partnership with BMC is very deep and very spirited. BMC has helped us to grow. We’re going to win together."
- Jennifer Deutsch, CMO, Park Place
"The strategy that we are looking for—to be more efficient, to be more agile, to be more available to the client—is the same that BMC has."
- Leandro Araujo, Head of Production and IT Process, Itau
"BMC is our preferred partner to give us advice, to really optimize cost, to really make sure we use the mainframe in the most efficient way."
Ayman Sayed was named president and chief executive officer of BMC Software, Inc., in October 2019.
Prior to joining BMC, Ayman was president and chief product officer of CA Technologies, a $4.25 billion Fortune 500 company, where he was responsible for the vision, strategy, and development of their portfolio of products and solutions. During his tenure, he led a significant transformation of CA into higher-growth businesses including infrastructure software management, security, automation, and DevOps.
Ayman previously served as senior vice president at Cisco Systems where he led the Network Operating System Technology Group, responsible for the software on which nearly every Cisco networking product runs. He helped Cisco pioneer the programmable networks arena and drove innovation broadly across networking software, which enabled the evolution of the intelligent network to support application awareness and the Internet of Things.
Ayman holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Cairo University.
Jason Andrew is senior vice president for ESO Global Sales for BMC Software, Inc. He is responsible for worldwide sales for the company’s Enterprise Solutions Organization business unit.
Jason began his BMC career first as a partner in his native New Zealand, and then joined the company in Australia in 1998. He served as a principal software consultant in the Asia Pacific region, then accepted an R&D role at the company’s global headquarters in Houston.
After another tour in Asia Pacific, he returned to the US and held a variety of sales roles, including leading the channels, outsourcers and system integrators group, the Americas direct sales organization, and marketing for all of BMC. He also led sales for the US West and Latin America.
Jason’s tenure at BMC also included a London-based assignment where he served as general manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa for four years. Prior to his current role as head of global sales, Jason led sales for the Americas.
Jason holds a bachelor’s degree in business studies from the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
Ram Chakravarti serves as the chief technology officer for BMC Software, Inc., on assignment from KKR Capstone. In this role, he oversees BMC’s overall technology strategy, common architecture, corporate development, and shared services including user experience design, quality assurance, and cyber security.
Ram joined KKR Capstone in 2018 to focus on value creation in KKR’s technology investments in private equity and growth equity.
Previously, Ram was an associate partner at McKinsey & Company where he established McKinsey’s Digital Architecture Service Line in North America. Prior to that, Ram was a director of architecture at both Oracle and IBC. Earlier in his career, Ram led complex ERP and CRM deployments at a fortune-100 organization, co-founded a company, and worked at Oracle, Ariba (now part of SAP), and technology startups in software engineering roles.
Ram holds master’s degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and the Indian Institute of Science. He co-authored a book on R&D and IT portfolio management which has been used in graduate programs at the University of Pennsylvania and other schools in the US.
Imran Khan is senior vice president of Customer Success at BMC Software, Inc. He leads the company’s Services and Education business, Services Sales, the Customer Support organization, and the Chief Customer Office function.
Previously Imran was senior vice president of global services and a member of the executive team at JDA Software, a supplier of software to world-class retailers and manufactures. Imran’s 1,500-strong organization was responsible for providing consulting and strategic services to most of the globe’s top supply chains, with services accounting for a third of JDA’s revenue.
Prior to JDA Imran was vice president for worldwide network consulting at Hewlett Packard where he was responsible for developing the industry’s leading networking consulting business, including a strategy and operating plan that supported the new HP networking product set. Earlier Imran was vice president of global services at 3Com Corporation, running all aspects of 3Com’s service business, including training and education, and was a leader and key collaborator on the integration team that managed 3Com’s acquisition by HP.
Imran is a qualified accountant and holds a degree in business and finance from the University of Middlesex, United Kingdom.
Bill Miller is president of ZSolutions and Select Technologies/Mid-Market for BMC Software, Inc. As head of ZSolutions, Bill has full P&L responsibility for the company’s suite of industry-leading Automated Mainframe Intelligence (AMI) solutions including DB2, IMS, MainView, Security, MLC Cost Reduction, Predictive Analysis, and Root Cause Analysis.
Previously, Bill served as BMC’s chief operating officer, president of its Mainframe Solutions Management business unit, and general manager of Data Management.
Bill joined BMC from BindView Development, where he was senior vice president and chief operating officer. Earlier in his career, Bill spent 21 years at IBM, where he held a variety of positions including in sales, marketing and general management.
Bill earned a Bachelor of Science in engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Dallas.
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Nayaki Nayyar is the president of the Digital Service and Operations Management product line at BMC Software, Inc., where she is leading BMC’s evolution into the cognitive era with the transformation of IT service management and IT operations management driven by artificial intelligence and machine learning. In this role, she has been instrumental in driving double-digit cloud growth with the release of the latest innovations in the BMC Helix suite on a cloud-agnostic containerized platform with embedded
Prior to joining BMC, Nayaki served as general manager and global head of SAP’s Internet of Things division. She also held senior management positions in strategy, and she was the senior vice president of SAP’s cloud business unit, where she drove significant growth in the company’s cloud, CRM, and mobile business unit. Nayaki gained tremendous industry experience during her tenures at Shell and Valero, and she was instrumental in Valero’s rapid growth into the largest independent refining company in North America.
She holds a B.E. in mechanical engineering from Osmania University (India) and an M.S. in computer science from the University of Houston, and she is a graduate of the Stanford Executive Program. Nayaki also serves on the board of Veritone, one of the leading providers of an operating system for artificial intelligence.
Eric Olmo is senior vice president for People and Spaces for BMC Software, Inc.
Eric joined BMC in 2004 and currently oversees the company’s global human resources, real estate and facilities, community relations, employee communications, and security functions.
Prior to BMC, Eric served as a senior human resources leader for Gateway. Earlier in his career, Eric held analyst roles with the Federal Reserve Bank.
Eric holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and political science from Kansas University. He also holds a Masters of Business Administration and a Juris Doctorate from Kansas University. He is a member of the Kansas Bar.
Ali Siddiqui is chief product officer for BMC Software, Inc. In this role, he has end-to-end responsibility for the company’s Enterprise Solutions Organization product portfolio, which includes the BMC Helix suite and Control-M.
Ali brings to BMC more than 30 years of industry experience managing, building, and growing successful software businesses. His roles have included serving as product general manager with full P&L responsibilities and managing business units with more than $2 billion in revenue. Before joining BMC, he was the head of AI Ops and IT Ops for Broadcom’s Enterprise Software division, and previously led the IT Ops division at CA Technologies. He has also held leadership roles at Cisco, Oracle and VMWare. Earlier in his career, he founded a business that provided real-time personalization for wireless carrier portals, and worked at several Silicon Valley startups, including being part of one which successfully went IPO.
Ali earned a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the California Institute of Technology and a Master of Science degree from Stanford University.
Steve Solcher is the senior vice president of Finance and Business Operations and chief financial officer for BMC Software, Inc.
Prior to being named SVP of Finance and CFO in 2005, Steve served as the company’s treasurer and was a vice president of Finance. He joined the company in 1991 as assistant treasurer and became treasurer the following year. During his tenure, BMC grew from nearly $130 million in annual revenue to $2.2 billion in annual revenue in 2013, its last year operating as a public company. In addition to leading many M&A acquisitions as CFO, Steve was instrumental in BMC’s transition from being a publicly traded company to becoming a private held company in 2013.
Previously, he was employed by Arthur Andersen as a certified public accountant.
Steve is a member of the board of directors of Main Street Capital Corporation, and he also serves on the development board of the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. He was recognized by the Houston Business Journal as 2012 Best CFO–Large Public Company.
Gur Steif is the president of the Digital Business Automation product line for BMC Software, Inc. Under Gur’s leadership, the business has tripled in size.
Previously, Gur was the general manager and vice president for the precursor to Digital Business Automation, the Workload Automation product line, as well as the Performance & Availability business line. During this time, he grew the Workload Automation business at triple the market growth rate while also delivering a double-digit increase in customer satisfaction for Performance & Availability.
In his 25-year career in technology, Gur has held leadership roles in strategy, product management, R&D, sales, marketing and M&A in IT operations management, application management and workload automation.
Gur holds a Master of Business Administration from Tel Aviv University and has more than 25 years of experience in systems management and data center automation.
Patrick Tagtow serves as BMC’s general counsel, corporate secretary and chief compliance officer.
Prior to being named general counsel, Patrick served as BMC’s vice president of litigation and compliance with responsibility over global litigation management, legal and regulatory enterprise risk management and BMC’s compliance and ethics program.
He joined BMC in 1999 from the law firm of Haynes and Boone, L.L.P. where he practiced commercial and employment litigation.
Patrick received a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Texas at Austin, as well as a master’s of business administration and doctorate of jurisprudence from the University of Houston. He has been practicing law since 1993.