SHI International hires former Nokia VP to lead hardware solutions and services

SHI International  on Friday said it hired Kapil Bansal as senior vice president of Hardware Solutions and Services and be responsible for leading the company’s overall hardware, advanced solutions and Managed Workplace Services strategies and execution as well as manage the custom hardware configuration work performed at the company’s two Integration Centers in New Jersey. He will report directly to SHI President and CEO, Thai Lee.

“SHI’s customers rightly expect innovative and integrated hardware solutions to be managed end-to-end and delivered with world class customer support,” Lee stated. “Kapil’s extensive portfolio management experience and proven record of delivering forward-looking business outcomes will help our customers compete and win in the global marketplace.”

Bansal is a technology and business strategy veteran with deep experience in building distribution networks, sales strategies, and solution ecosystems that meet customer needs. He comes to SHI from Nokia, where he was Vice President of Strategy and Business Transformation. Prior to that, Bansal served in a range of roles across the telecom industry, where he had profit and loss ownership, strategic growth planning responsibilities, and managed delivery performance.

Kapil Bansal.

“SHI has a strong hardware partner ecosystem, and I look forward to driving new opportunities that delight our customers and strengthen our global operations,” Bansal stated. “I am eager to support the company’s next stage of growth as SHI further expands capabilities to deliver comprehensive solutions addressing the latest market trends.”