Carestream Dental, Atlanta, announced that Satish Hemachandran has accepted the position of general manager of its practice management software business. According to a press release from the company, in this role, he will be responsible for the overall strategy, resource allocation, operational execution, and customer experience for dental practice management solutions (DPMS).

Hemachandran joins Carestream Dental from Internap, where he served most recently as senior vice president and general manager of its Cloud and Hosting Services business unit. During his time at Internap, he was responsible for integrating several of the company’s hosting acquisitions and completed its strategic product transformation toward cloud and managed services.

Prior to Internap, Hemachandran held leadership roles at Cbeyond and SunGard, and he began his career as a support engineer at Netscape, followed by Sun Microsystems. Hemachandran holds an MBA from Emory University, a master’s degree from University of Toledo, and a bachelor’s degree from Anna University, India.

According to the company, Hemachandran will lead the software business as it works on enhancements and resources for users with the goal of a quicker turnaround time.