Tata Communications has appointed Sumeet Walia as its Chief Sales and Marketing Officer. In this role, Sumeet will lead and align the global sales and marketing functions around the company’s go-to-market strategy to drive business growth in all markets worldwide.
Sumeet has more than 20 years of telecom experience and more than 15 years with the Tata Group. Prior to joining the Tata Group, he was a part of the start-up team at Hughes Telecom. At Tata Communications, Sumeet has been responsible for significantly growing the business over the years and has been instrumental in growing and maintaining Tata Communications’ leadership position in the enterprise data market in India.
During this period, Sumeet led Tata Communications’ foray into next generation managed services, which now account for a lion’s share of the enterprise business. He has nurtured Tata Communication’s recent foray into the Healthcare platform, right from product development to launching these innovative services and creating a strong customer base.
He has also nurtured Tata Communication’s recent foray into the Healthcare platform, right from product development to launching these innovative services and creating a strong customer base.
“Sumeet is an accomplished business leader who has the ability to continuously adapt and understand the dynamic business environment in which we operate with a proven track record. With his understanding of our business, industry and culture, I am confident that Sumeet will successfully lead the market efforts as we drive growth and greater momentum for our customers and partners,” said Vinod Kumar, Managing Director and CEO, Tata Communications.
Sumeet holds a Masters of Marketing Management from JBIMS, Mumbai and a bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering from Mumbai University.