Nabeel Youakim has decades of experience in the End User Computing (EUC) industry. As Chief Development Officer at Tehama, he is responsible for providing strategic guidance spanning all areas of the business to accelerate success for Tehama’s next-generation Desktop as a Service platform.
Prior to joining Tehama, Youakim provided business development and consulting services, advising businesses, technology providers and investment firms on technology trends, investment opportunities and go-to-market strategies. Before that, he spent 22 years at Citrix Systems, Inc., where he most recently served as Vice President, Products & Solutions Architecture. Youakim was also Vice President, Product Management & Strategic Partners, in these roles he has led various teams of product managers and architects responsible for the Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop roadmaps and developing the Citrix Cloud. While at Citrix, Youakim also held several other executive leadership positions supporting product development, strategic alliances & sales for the APAC region and Australia. He also led the development of Citrix’s global strategic relationship and engagement with Microsoft. Under his leadership, Citrix was named Microsoft Global ISV of the year for both 2003 and 2005 and Citrix has won this award many times since. Earlier in his career, Youakim held director-level positions in sales and marketing at Microsoft.