CA Technologies announced the appointment of industry veteran, Saivijay Khanagav, as the Senior Director to lead its Partners and Alliances business for the India & SAARC (South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation) region.
In this role, Saivijay is focused on building a comprehensive channel strategy that would establish strategic collaborative relationships in India & SAARC. Saivijav’s charter is to work with partners to help customers in their digital transformation journey to win in the application economy. Based in Bangalore, Saivijay reports to Sunil Mangalore, Managing Director, India.
Sai also works closely with David Aston, Vice President, Partner Sales, Asia Pacific and Japan, to explore regional opportunities as well as going beyond the purview of country specific relationships.
Speaking on Sai’s appointment, David Aston said,“India is a significant market within the Asia Pacific regional operations where our partner ecosystem is deeply entrenched.
We are extremely happy to have Saivijay lead the Partners and Alliances business. We believe Sai’s extensive channel expertise coupled with his collaborative approach will help generate high velocity sales, build better relationships, ultimately taking our business growth to the next level”.
A veteran with over 20 years in the technology domain, Saivijay has worked with leading global firms like AMD, Sun Microsystems and HP. Most recently, Saivijay was the Marketing Director at Dell India’s commercial product group. He was instrumental in growing the business, as well as worked strategically towards the brand positioning of Dell’s commercial products.
Welcoming Saivijay on his appointment, Sunil Manglore, Managing Director, India, CA Technologies, said, “Channels are a critical component of CA Technologies business model. We are deeply committed to making strategic investment in this area. As we embark on our next phase of growth, we are delighted to have Saivijay drive our channel strategy. With this key addition to our leadership team, I am confident we will have a partner channel framework that will help in building a key differentiator for ourselves in the marketplace.”
Saivijay said, “This is a compelling opportunity for me. I am excited about CA’s industry leadership and market leading solutions. The focus on strategic collaborations and customer success resonate with me. I look forward to working with the super talented team in India. Together, we will establish key channel partnerships that will drive growth and business success for our customers.”
Saivijay holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics and Communications from K.L.E. Institute of Technology, and a Post Graduate Diploma in International Business from Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, Pune.