Daniel Ndirangu is a Systems Engineer at VMware, focusing on Kenya and Ethiopia. In his role, Daniel works with Sales and Channel team to drive VMware business through close engagement with customers to understand their challenges and priorities, identify right technology and oversee delivery of solutions to ensure customer objectives are met. With rapid and fast changes in technology, Daniel is also responsible for keeping partners updated on what is latest and how to help customers leverage the most relevant, efficient and effective solutions for their unique business, technical and technological needs.
Before joining VMware in 2014, Daniel worked with IBM East Africa as a Storage Sales Specialist, developing Storage Brand/Product solutions that address client’s business needs (both industry and business) and delivering on clients’ values while supporting storage and brand-specific business strategies. Daniel maintains strong relationships with executives and influencers in the IT and Line of Business organizations in these accounts. Daniel possesses a thorough understanding of client’s business practices, including their organization, financials, competitiveness in the market, and business issues (among others).
He has also worked with one of the biggest partners in region, Computech Limited, as a senior Pre-sales Engineer where he worked closely with the Sales team and customers to design and deliver comprehensive data center solutions based on HP, EMC, Microsoft and VMware technologies. Daniel was instrumental in starting VMware business practices at Computech Limited enabling many customers to save money on hardware, increase systems availability and reduce storage space requirement.
Daniel consistently engages with multiple VMware regional offices (Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Zambia) to develop business and engineering skills to support customers in those countries.