Anees Iqbal is a 19-year Silicon Valley IT veteran and serial entrepreneur with a background in IT enterprise, cloud consulting, and Internet Services. He is currently responsible for creating and sustaining cloud operations for one of the largest enterprise private clouds (over 100K virtual machines) at VMWare, Inc. (VMW).
Anees was formerly the Co-founder and CEO of GameCrush, a website dedicated to the monetization of social interactions through video gaming. He has extensive experience in Management, Systems Architecture/Administration, and IT and has held various leadership positions and consulting roles at leading companies such as Bigbook, Inc., Egreetings Network, Inc., Auctionwatch, Inc., BroadVision, Inc., and Spansion, Inc.
Anees holds a B.A. in English from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a M.B.A from the University of San Francisco. Anees was born and raised in Daly City, CA and is currently a resident of East Palo Alto, CA with his wife and two children.