Kailash Ambwani is a successful entrepreneur and senior executive with more than 18 years in the consumer and enterprise software and services industries. Prior to joining Actiance, Ambwani was Chief Operating Officer of Genesys Conferencing S.A., the leading global provider of audio, video and web conferencing and collaboration services with 2002 revenues of $210M.
As COO, Ambwani was responsible for all Front Office operations worldwide, including sales, marketing, service, and regional P&L. Before his tenure at Genesys, Ambwani co-founded Astound Incorporated, a leading venture-backed player in the emerging web conferencing and collaboration market, and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer until it was acquired by Genesys Conferencing.
Before Astound, Ambwani founded and ran several software companies in the consumer and business productivity arena, including Gold Disk Inc., a leading, venture-backed provider of video editing and multimedia authoring tools for the Windows PC.
Mr. Ambwani is a graduate of McMaster University where he received a Master of Science in Theoretical Astrophysics and a Bachelor of Science in Theoretical Physics, graduating Summa Cum Laude.