Barun Lala exits Hewlett Packard Enterprise India

The director of enterprise sales at HPE, Barun Lala worked with the tech giant for sixteen years.


Barun Lala has put in his papers at HPE. In his last role he was director of enterprise sales at Hewlett Packard Enterprise for India. A senior IT and business leader in Indian industry, Barun worked with HPE (earlier HP) for sixteen years. June 15 of 2018 will be his last day at HPE as per industry sources.

As a matter of company policy, we do not comment on internal employee affairs,’ said the official statement by HPE when IDG India contacted HPE for their inputs on the news.

However, HPE’s senior management has communicated to their channel partners in India about Barun’s departure from the company. The communication note further states that Barun’s role at present will be driven directly by Som Satsangi, MD of HPE India.

Barun Lala : Journey at HPE & HP (India)


Director - Enterprise Sales, Nov 2017 - June 2018


Director - Global Industry Sales & Alliances, Nov 2016 - Oct 2017


Director - Channels & Alliances, Nov 2015 - Oct 2016


Director - Storage Division, June 2012 - Oct 2015


Director - Key Markets, June 2010 - May 2012


Director - Business Critical Services, Nov 2008 - May 2010


Country Manager - Manufacturing, Oct 2002 - October 2008

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Barun commenced his career with HP in 2002 and continued to work with HPE after the company split in HP Inc and HPE in 2015. He was director of channel and alliances at HPE India after the split for a year over 2015 and 2016 .In a major rejig of senior leaders roles in India after the company split, Barun was assigned the role of director of global industry sales and alliances.

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He started his career as country manager for manufacturing at HP India in 2002 till 2006. He has successfully executed senior roles during his tenure at HP across various technology domains like servers, storage and also he handled the ecosystem of channels and alliances in India.

Before HP split into HP Inc and HPE, Barun Was leading storage division for the company in India from 2012 to 2015.

He was appointed to lead enterprise sales for India region at HPE from November 2017 onwards.