04 January 2017, India:
IBM has announced today, the appointment of Karan Bajwa as Managing Director of IBM India Pvt. Ltd, succeeding Vanitha Narayanan who is appointed as Chairman of IBM India Pvt. Ltd. These leadership announcements further demonstrate IBM’s commitment in the region.
Karan joined IBM in 2016 as Executive for Strategy and Transformation in the Asia Pacific region.
Prior to this he was the Managing Director, Microsoft India where, besides leading the India business for the company, he also the led the Cloud Transition and the Ecosystem engagement. Prior to that he has served in various roles in Microsoft and Cisco. Karan is not new to IBM, having worked for five years leading IBM’s networking business and based in Singapore from 2001 – 2005.
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“I am humbled and excited as I take on this role of Managing Director of IBM India. I see great opportunity ahead for IBM in this market. By constantly reinventing itself and investing in innovation, IBM today is in a sweet spot to help businesses and governments with their digital transformation journey. I look forward to partnering with the industry, our ecosystem and the IBM team to further strengthen our business in the region.” – Karan Bajwa, Managing Director, IBM India Pvt. Ltd.
As Managing Director of IBM India, Karan will be responsible for all strategic and operational matters related to IBM’s sales, marketing, services and delivery operations in the India/SA region, including Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka. He will lead the team to win new business, shape market opportunities by building alliances and partnerships and solidify the company’s position in the marketplace. He will lead IBM’s partnership with clients for a cloud and cognitive led digital transformation of their businesses. (Courtesy- IBM / Image- Flikr)
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