Weka’s Head of AI and Strategic Alliances Accepted Into Forbes Technology Council
Forbes Technology Council Is an Invitation-Only Community for CIOs, CTOs, and Technology Executives
CAMPBELL, Calif. – March 31, 2020 – WekaIO™ (Weka), the innovation leader in high-performance, scalable file storage for data-intensive applications, today announced that Shailesh Manjrekar, head of artificial intelligence (AI) and strategic alliances at WekaIO, has been accepted into Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs, and technology executives.
Manjrekar was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors.
“We are honored to welcome Shailesh into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Technology Council. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world.”
As an accepted member of the Council, Shailesh has access to a variety of exclusive opportunities designed to help him reach peak professional influence. He will connect and collaborate with other respected local leaders in a private forum. Shailesh will also be invited to work with a professional editorial team to share his expert insights in original business articles on Forbes.com, and to contribute to published Q&A panels alongside other experts.
“It’s an honor and a privilege to be accepted by the Forbes Technology Council,” remarked Shailesh. “I intend to use the platform to contribute thought leadership content that helps propel business and innovation forward.”
For more information about Forbes Technology Council, visit forbestechcouncil.com.
About Forbes Councils
Forbes Councils is a collective of invitation-only communities created in partnership with Forbes and the expert community builders who founded Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC). In Forbes Councils, exceptional business owners and leaders come together with the people and resources that can help them thrive.
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