- Designation: FOUNDER AND CEO
As a Chief Executive Officer, Chetan sets the company’s overall strategic direction and ensures the worldwide coordination of Cloud 9’s initiatives and partnerships. Mr. Malavia has over 20 years of experience in the enterprise IT industry. Prior to Cloud 9 Infosystems, Malavia had spent more than 11 years with Microsoft in various business and technology management roles, most recently as General Manager for the Microsoft Dynamics business, a $500M+ business covering US, Canada and Latin America. At Microsoft, Mr. Malavia has also held numerous roles for Microsoft Consulting Services, where he was responsible for developing and delivering eCommerce and enterprise cloud solutions for clients such as Allstate Insurance, Northern Trust Bank, Kraft, and Accenture.
Prior to joining Microsoft, Mr. Malavia has held senior technology management positions with United Airlines. At United, his team – spread across five different locations within the United States and India – implemented industry’s first enterprise wide on line transaction processing systems running on Unix and Microsoft Windows platforms hosted on private clouds.
Malavia holds a M.S. in Computer Science and M.B.A. in Management of Technology from the Florida Institute of Technology.