Kaspersky Appoints Sachin Relwani as Channel Head for South Asia
Sachin is expected to overlook and strengthen the channel partners’ network, distribution and the vendor community in the South Asia region.
Kaspersky appoints Sachin Relwani as the new Channel Head to strengthen operations in the South Asia Region covering India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and the Maldives.
Sachin is expected to overlook and strengthen the channel partners’ network, distribution and the vendor community in the South Asia region. Sachin will also be responsible of recruiting new partners as well as maintain the existing relationships with partners and distributors. With strategic planning in association with the partners, the aim is to reach out to the end-users in the remotest areas of India and beyond. Sachin will be closely working with the India team based in Kaspersky’s South Asia office in Mumbai.
“The cybersecurity industry is very dynamic right now. With the evolving cyber ecosystem it is one of the most exciting times to be a part of this industry, especially with a team who is ready to Bring on the Future of technology and cybersecurity,” Sachin Relwani said.
On commencing his journey with Kaspersky, he said, “I am very excited to take up the role of Channel Head at Kaspersky for the South Asia region and equally thrilled to develop greater and stronger long term relations with existing and new partners. I am also inspired by their commitment to escalate the partner and company profits through their global partner program ‘Kaspersky United’ that enables partners globally to benefit from specialization, technical and support benefits which lead to higher profitability.”
With his 20 years of expertise in channel partner distribution and vendor community, Sachin will focus his efforts towards expanding Kaspersky’s reach in the B2B market and to the remotest areas for South Asia in association with Kaspersky’s partners and distributors.
Welcoming Sachin to the Kaspersky team, Dipesh Kaura, General Manager, Kaspersky (South Asia) said, “With our 100% focus on our channel network, we’re really looking forward to working with Sachin. He brings with him an expertise in this area that will certainly help us strengthen our existing partnerships and also build new ones.”
“South Asia remains a priority for Kaspersky and we are on a constant lookout for future partnerships to build and expand a healthy partner ecosystem for the industry, and Sachin’s joining will only add more fuel to our focus on channel development programs,” added Kaura.
Prior to his appointment at Kaspersky, Sachin held senior leadership roles in companies like Salesforce, Adobe and SAP. Sachin is an Electronics Engineer, who completed his MBA from Wellinker’s Institute of Management, Mumbai. He further went onto complete a Leadership Program at IIM- Ahmedabad with a focus on – Taking People Along and Managing by Persuasion in 2016.