Abe Ankumah

Product Marketing and Partnerships Team Leader for SD-WAN and SASE, VMware

Abe leads the product marketing and partnerships team for VMware SD-WAN and SASE business.

Abe joined VMware via Nyansa, a fast-growing innovator of Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based network analytics, acquired by VMware in February 2020, where he was CEO and Co-Founder.

Abe’s career has spanned a broad spectrum in technology and enterprise IT. Before Nyansa, he was Director of Products and Alliances at Meraki. And prior to that, Abe worked in the office of the CEO at Aruba Networks, where he was responsible for Product and Business Operations.

Abe started his career as a research engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA and holds a BS degree from Caltech and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.