Arun to drive vision, strategy, and growth for Qlik in India
Qlik has appointed ICT industry veteran Arun Balasubramanian as the company’s Country Manager for India.
In his new role, Arun will be responsible for leading and expanding Qlik’s operations in India. His deep experience in the Indian IT market and with cloud and subscription delivery models will add greater depth to and drive growth for the company’s countrywide operations. Arun will report to Julian Quinn, Regional Vice President, Asia Pacific.
Commenting on his new role, Arun said, “I am delighted to join the stellar team at Qlik that is working to bring the power of data analytics to public and private organizations in India in greater measure than before. The complex and layered Indian market is difficult to navigate without reliable information, but Qlik is well-poised to unlock and deliver new synergies that can lead to optimization and success for a variety of different enterprises, institutions, and projects.
“Through its innovative solutions, Qlik has been addressing real business problems for its customers and facilitating their digital transformation journeys. Being a part of the mission to transform India into a data-driven ecosystem is very exciting, and I look forward to leveraging my experience to further expand our local presence.”
With over 20 years of experience in the IT industry, Arun has held senior executive positions at HP, CA Technologies, and Salesforce. Prior to joining Qlik, Arun was spearheading Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise business in India, and was responsible broad set of products including Azure, SQL and IOT. He also worked closely with go-to-market and alliances teams to increase the brand’s footprint across enterprise, commercial and public sector clients. Before joining Microsoft, Arun played a vital role in delivering strong growth for Salesforce during his time as its Area Vice President – India and SAARC.