Ashish Kuthiala is the Senior Director for Strategic Marketing at GitLab and leads the product marketing, technical marketing, competitive intelligence, analyst relations, customer references, partner and channel marketing teams at GitLab.
Ashish brings more than 20 years of experience in the software industry to his role at GitLab. Prior to this role, Ashish was Director for Strategy and Marketing for Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s DevOps portfolio, Vice-President of Marketing of Electric Cloud (acquired by CloudBees), Senior Director of Product Marketing at AccelOps (acquired by Fortinet), and held various roles at Hewlett-Packard, leading teams across various functions including marketing, product development, product management, and R&D. Previously, Ashish held various software development roles at ReplayTV (acquired by DIRECTV) and Alltel (acquired by Fidelity Information Services).
Born in Buenos Aires, Ashish has a diverse international background having grown up in 7 countries and fluent in multiple languages. Based in Austin, TX, Ashish has an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management and holds Masters and Bachelors degrees in Computer Science and Engineering.