11 Jul 2011
Gunjan Bhow serves as Vice President, Strategy, and General Manager, New Ventures at Plantronics.
Plantronics is a world leader in personal audio communications for professionals and consumers. Plantronics is used by every company in the Fortune 100 and is the headset of choice for air traffic control, 911dispatch and the New York Stock
He is responsible for strategy and business development functions for Plantronics. In his role as GM for New Ventures, Bhow is responsible for strategy, incubation, and execution of new
software and services initiatives, with a focus on mobile, tablet, and web solutions.
Prior to this role, Bhow led the development of Plantronics’ unified communications strategy and managed the UC solutions business. Bhow joined Plantronics in 2007 with 15 years of digital media software and services experience spanning mobile, web, video, home networking.
Bhow has held executive positions with companies such as Microsoft, Actiontec, and Telesystem, and deployed software/services/device solutions reaching tens of millions of users globally. As VP of Marketing and Product Management at Actiontec, Bhow built the leading Skype solutions business, grew roadband gateway business to over 4 million, and launched North America’s first FTTH home gateway.
Bhow was also Director of Product Strategy at Microsoft, where he led product initiatives for Microsoft’s digital TV, DVR, and video advertising business.
Bhow is a frequent speaker on issues around mobility, personal technology, and unified communications. Bhow holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from University of California at Berkeley.Comments Continue reading