Chakrapani GK to head Microsoft Consumer Channel Group in India

November 8th, 2011 by | Posted under News.

Mumbai, November 8: Microsoft Corp India Pvt. Ltd has appointed Chakrapani GK as the head of Consumer Channels Group (CCG) in India. The group will operationally consolidate all of Microsoft’s consumer products and channels across retail, operator channels and OEMs.
According to the company release, Chakrapani may have to look after the various consumer connect programs as Microsoft today Windows Phone, Windows 7, XBox, Kinect and Microsoft Office kind of offerings and committed channels to reach them.

Till recently, Chakrapani was with Nokia as Director for the Mobile Financial Services business, focusing on driving the Go-To-Market strategy and expansion in Asia after initially establishing the business in India.

In his previous role with Nokia, Chakrapani served as Country General Manager for the Enterprise Solutions Business Unit in India and led the team to establish the smart phone and E-series business in India. Prior to this, he has held several sales, marketing and business management roles for large solution providers including Datacraft (now Dimension Data). Chakrapani has also spent three years as an entrepreneur founding and managing an e-commerce startup; Office Infinity during 2000-2002.