Commvault said that it has appointed Anshuman Rai as Area Vice President, India & South Asia. In this role, he will be responsible for accelerating growth across the entire India and South Asia region, driving sales execution excellence, and expanding market share.
Prior to joining Commvault, he held diverse senior leadership roles with leading IT and SaaS organizations including a recent IPO start-up. Rai joins Commvault with an impressive record from UiPath where he was the Regional VP of sales for India Domestic business, managing India and South Asia. He joined UiPath in its early days and was instrumental in building India sales and channel from scratch and created a successful and fast-growing automation business.
A veteran in the IT space, he brings to the business a deep knowledge of India's SaaS and data management landscape including the new-age tech world of AI and ML and a proven sales, pre-sales, and management track record at Dell EMC Solutions, HP, and Wipro.
“India is an important market for Commvault APJ, where public cloud end-user spending is expected to reach $4.4 billion by year-end, expedited by the pandemic with rapid cloud migration to support remote working. It is also a resilient market, building a business continuity plan to minimize the impact of disruption where Commvault's leading comprehensive suite of SaaS offerings can help simplify data management, across on-premises and cloud workloads, so that customers are ready for whatever comes next.” Said Rachel Ler Vice President & General Manager, APJ.
“We are thrilled to have Anshuman, a proven and well-respected leader in the industry to head Commvault India in these challenging times. Anshuman with his breadth of experience and a fresh start-up mentality will bring immense value to our team, partners, and customers in India and South Asia as we deliver innovations that simplify data management to bridge any business integrity gap in the ever-growing data environment,” added Ler.
“I look forward to leading the team and collaborating closely with our partners to expand the market in the India/South Asia region and importantly, enabling our customers to experience a simple, scalable, and cost-efficient data journey with Commvault's intelligent data services,” shared Rai on his appointment.