EMC has appointed Praveen Sahai as its Vice President of Channels for India and Saarc region. In this role, Praveen will be responsible for growing and driving EMC's partner strategy in the region. He will also spearhead EMC's distribution and systems integrators strategy, deepening current partnerships and creating new ones to increase the company's footprint in the market.
"An EMC veteran, Praveen brings over 15 years of leadership experience at EMC to the role, having held various positions in sales, marketing, pre sales and corporate affairs. Prior to this role, Praveen was director of sales for India an Saarc at EMC's Iomega business division. Before joining EMC, he spent time at Sun Microsystems, and Citrix. He is a regular speaker at industry forums, and currently serves on the board of directors at the SNIA (Storage Networking Industry Association) India," said Joergen Jakobsen, VP, channel operations, Asia Pacific and Japan, EMC.
Rajesh Janey, president, EMC India and Saarc added,"We are pleased to have Praveen to drive our channel strategy, which is extremely critical in ensuring our success in India. With new growth areas in Big Data analytics and cloud computing, it is essential that we continue to strengthen our partner engagement and management in India. Praveen's deep industry expertise and business acumen will be important in continuing EMC's market leadership and momentum in the industry."