Krishna Bhat

Sr. Director of Product Management @ Alation, Co-founder & CEO @ Kloudio (acq. by Alation)

Engineer by background, Entrepreneur at Heart and currently a Product Leader at Alation. I was co-founder & CEO of Kloudio before it got acquired by Alation. I am passionate about solving problems in the data intelligence and data exploration space for the billions of knowledge workers worldwide.

I am currently Sr. Director of Product Management at Alation, one of the leaders in data intelligence space. I am open to fractional Head of Product, CEO and COO roles.

Krishna Bhat



  • Alation


    Sr. Director, Product Management

    Jan 2022 - Present

    Alation is the leader in enterprise data intelligence solutions, enabling self-service analytics, cloud transformation, and data governance. More than 500 enterprises build data culture and improve data-driven decision-making with Alation, including Cisco, Nasdaq, Pfizer, Salesforce, and Virgin Australia. Alation has been named to Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces list three times, is a 2022 UK’s Best Workplaces™ for Women, and recognized as a 2022 UK’s Best Workplaces™ in Tech. For more information, visit

    • Rebranded Kloudio and launched Connected Sheets
    • Led federated catalog initiative for the top 100 customers
    • Managing a portfolio of products contributing to a third of the company revenue
  • Kloudio (Acquired by Alation)

    Kloudio (Acquired by Alation)

    Co-Founder & CEO

    Oct 2016 - Feb 2022

    Kloudio helps business analysts move faster and more precisely by enabling them to use their favorite spreadsheet tools to connect, access, download, update, merge and analyze any data from any application or database.

    • Cofounder and CEO. Pioneered and launched spreadsheet based data analytics product
    • Successfully raised funds of over $7 million from Silicon Valley angels and venture capitalists
    • Acquired, managed and expanded customers such as Netflix, Rakuten, Square
    • Successfully led the acquisition of Kloudio that added significant value for all employees, customers and investors of Kloudio
  • Amazon


    Product Management

    Sep 2013 - Sep 2016

    Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. We are driven by the excitement of building technologies, inventing products, and providing services that change lives. We embrace new ways of doing things, make decisions quickly, and are not afraid to fail. We have the scope and capabilities of a large company, and the spirit and heart of a small one.Together, Amazonians research and develop new technologies from Amazon Web Services to Alexa on behalf of our customers: shoppers, sellers, content creators, and developers around the world.Our mission is to be Earth's most customer-centric company. Our actions, goals, projects, programs, and inventions begin and end with the customer top of mind.You'll also hear us say that at Amazon, it's always "Day 1."​ What do we mean? That our approach remains the same as it was on Amazon's very first day - to make smart, fast decisions, stay nimble, invent, and focus on delighting our customers.

    • Program Managed 16 international expansion projects including, AWS India and Prime Air
    • Product Manager for Digital Software and Video Games category. Helped grow it from $300m to over $1 billion in revenue
  • Endeavor Global

    Endeavor Global

    Summer intern

    May 2011 - Aug 2011

    • Chief of Staff for CEO Vinny Lingham of
  • Fujitsu Consulting

    Fujitsu Consulting

    Associate Practice Director

    Mar 2007 - Apr 2009

    Fujitsu is the leading Japanese global information and communication technology company, offering a wide range of technology products, solutions and services. We build new possibilities by connecting people, technology and ideas, creating a more sustainable world where anyone can advance their dreams.

    • Solution Architect implement ERP solutions for global operations of Fortune 500 companies
  • CapGemini


    Senior Consultant

    May 2006 - Apr 2007

    Capgemini is a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of 350,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong 55-year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fueled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2022 global revenues of €22 billion.Get The Future You Want |

    • Solution Architect implement ERP solutions for global operations of Fortune 500 companies
  • Oracle Corporation

    Oracle Corporation

    Senior Applications Engineer

    Dec 2002 - Jan 2005

    We help people and companies collect, organize, and visualize data to deliver competitive advantage.

    • Sr. Applications Engineer developing Oracle Financials that are used by some of the largest companies worldwide to manage their businesses

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