Nimma Bakshi is President of the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals, Silicon Valley (ASAP-SV) Chapter. ASAP is the largest global association dedicated to the furtherance of business alliance practices and professional development. With over 20 years of experience in the professional services sector, Nimma has led diverse, high-performance teams to implement global collaborative processes and execute cross-company operations spanning the following areas: emerging market analyses, ecosystem portfolio design, co-creation of joint offers, multi-party strategic planning, big-bet innovation initiatives, and a variation of delivery models.
Nimma works with market leaders spanning infrastructure, networking, enterprise software, security, cloud, and Advisory and IT Service companies, and currently serves on the Board of Advisors to the 2013 Strategic Innovation Partnering Conference. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and an MS in Operations Research from the University of Maryland, both with honors. Nimma also holds a BSEE from the University of Maryland.