Global cloud software products company Infor has announced to onboard Isabella Kusumawati as new company vice president and managing director for Southeast Asia and Korea (SEAK).
Kusumawati who will be based at the company's regional hub in Singapore, Kusumawati will be responsible for scaling Infor's SEAK business, driving customer success and strengthening the ecosystem to spearhead the next phase of growth across Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Korea.
“We are thrilled to welcome Isabella to Infor to lead our fast-growing SEAK region. She is a seasoned and well-respected leader in the industry, with a strong track record in driving customer transformation and building high-performing sales teams in top technology companies across the globe,” Chema Aramburu, executive vice president and general manager for Asia Pacific & Japan said.
According to Aramburu, with digital technology including cloud, mobility, artificial intelligence and IoT presenting new opportunities to adopt innovation across their business, “I am confident that Isabella will be an asset to Infor, our partners and a trusted advisor to customers.”
The company said that Kusumawati will bring over two decades of experience in sales management, including new market and business development. Most recently, she was vice president and managing director of Southeast Asia for SUSE.
Before that, Kusumawati held strategic leadership roles at Salesforce, SAP, Oracle and Microsoft, where she was instrumental in strengthening customer and partner satisfaction, and clinched multiple sales, leadership and employee awards for her achievements.
A native to a region as diverse as Southeast Asia, Kusumawati's ability to speak several languages key to this part of the world, coupled with her understanding of Asian business, will be an edge for the role. She is an active member of the Women's Business Network and a passionate advocate for women in technology and leadership.
“The Southeast Asia and Korea markets are growing at a rapid pace, and there is accelerated consideration and appetite for the cloud that enables organizations to drive innovation and strategic outcomes at speed and scale. As businesses emerge out of the post-pandemic fog of the past two years, they are increasingly looking for technology solutions that can support their growing needs for operational agility, efficiency, resilience, and visibility,” Kusumawati said.