Bhagwati Prasad
VP, Business Development, Secure Power Division - International
Schneider Electric

Bhagwati Prasad is VP of Business Development, International (Covers Asia Pacific and Japan, Middle East Africa and South America) for Schneider Electric’s Secure Power Division, based at Singapore. He is currently focused on Datacenters, Edge and critical facilities applications and handles all hardware and Software portfolios i.e. Single and 3 Phase UPS power, Cooling, Racks, Modular Datacenters, Datacenter Software portfolios. He is a key interface between the Geography / country organizations working with customers and Line of Business (LOB) responsible for developing new offers (products and solutions).

Bhagwati consults with strategic levels of management within enterprises, to design, build and operate highly available and highly resilient data centers and Facilities. He uses the knowledge to also refine Secure Power solutions, adapt their value proposition and define key strategic portfolio directions.

He and Schneider Electric’s team of consultants help organizations achieve the following:

  • Ensure high availability of mission critical IT on a day-to-day basis
  • optimize capital investment of IT and Critical Facilities and the resulting ROI
  • streamline operating costs of Datacenter and Facilities Infrastructure
  • enable disaster recovery and business continuity plans
  • ease IT consolidation, expansion and revamping of IT

Bhagwati joined APC in 1999 as Enterprise Business Lead, Asia Pacific. He launched and established the Enterprise and 3-phase power solutions business for APC in Asia Pacific. Since 2002, he has been focusing on Data Centers and large facilities, across Asia Pacific. He has worked with over 100 Datacentre Managers actively to understand the challenges faced in the Data Center design, build and operation. He has also co-worked with and provided inputs to Consulting Engineering Companies to design highly resilient Data Centers.

Bhagwati is an active speaker and has led sessions in events like Datacenter Dynamics, Disaster Recovery Asia, CIO forum, Gartner Symposium and others.

Prior to APC, Bhagwati has over 6 years of experience with Indian Engineering major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) and Bharat Shell Ltd, part of global oil and energy group, Royal Dutch Shell.

Bhagwati received his Bachelor of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering. He is also holds a MBA in Finance and Marketing.