Abhas Abhas

Chief Strategy Officer at Cloudera

Abhas Abhas is the Chief Strategy Officer at Cloudera. Abhas has over fifteen years of experience in strategy, sales, operations, value management, customer success, product marketing, business development, and executive advisory. Prior to joining Cloudera, Abhas was the Senior Director, Global Head of Strategy, Innovation & Sales at Hortonworks. In this role, Abhas was responsible for worldwide sales, strategic operations, value management, customer success, journey management, strategic partnerships, OEM relationships, cloud sales, business development, and executive advisory.

Before Hortonworks, Abhas was the Head of Growth at The Fourth Group, a growth advisory and mentorship firm. At The Fourth Group, Abhas advised and mentored startups on growth strategies. Prior to The Fourth Group, Abhas was a Global Shaper with the World Economic Forum. In this role, Abhas worked with the Forum’s network of global leaders to shape the world’s agenda.

Abhas Abhas's educational career includes studying general management at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and electrical engineering at the National Institute of Technology Surat.

Some of their coworkers include Kevin Cook - CFO, Luciano Dolenc - Regional Sales Director, LATAM, and Hilary Mason - VP, Research. Abhas Abhas reports to Robert Bearden, CEO.


  • Chief Strategy Officer

    Current role