Data warehouse firm Teradata has appointed Souma Das as the Managing Director for its India operation. Souma will be responsible for providing leadership and overall strategic direction to the company’s India business overseeing field operations that include sales, customer management, marketing, professional services and customer support, said company in a statement.
Prior to joining Teradata, Souma was the Regional Vice President and Managing Director of Qlik for its India operations responsible for driving growth, revenue and customer satisfaction for organisations leveraging Qlik’s analytics platform. Before joining Qlik, Souma was the Managing Director of Infor India.
“We are excited to welcome Souma Das to the role of Managing Director for Teradata in India. His leadership experience in the technology industry and proven track record of delivering customer outcomes across all industry sectors makes him stand out as a business leader,” said Andrew Blamey, Vice President, Asia Pacific and Korea (APAK), Teradata Corporation.
“Over the last decade, we have built a strong team of experienced professionals including sales, professional services, data scientists and technology experts backed by our R&D and Services implementation teams to deliver high-quality customer services in India. We are looking forward to benefitting from Souma’s valuable experience and market insights as we focus on providing our market-leading analytic technology offerings to customers, delivering successful business outcomes enabled by best in class technology platforms,” he added.
Souma is a post graduate in Executive Management from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and has a MS in Computer Science and Applications from Jadavpur University.
Earlier in August 2017, Teradata India MD Sunil Jose had quit to join Saleforce.