Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS) announced the appointment of Sanjay Agrawal as director of Platforms and Solutions Group, Hitachi Data Systems India. Sanjay will be responsible for the technical direction at HDS and will lead a team of solutions-focused business consultants and technical experts in India to help customers realize business transformation. With over 28 years of industry experience, Sanjay will further strengthen the India Presales team into a niche HDS specialist community to enhance collaboration and share expertise across different regions in India.
“We are very excited to have Sanjay Agrawal as part of our team. His diverse experience across vertical industries, connected with his knowledge in third and fourth platform technologies is critical to our business in 2017 and beyond. Digital transformation and IoT are intertwined and his unique experience will help accelerate our customers’ transformations to leverage data and drive business outcomes,” said Vivekanand Venugopal, Vice President and General Manager for India, Hitachi Data Systems.
”Sanjay’s appointment is a commitment towards our customers to accelerate their digital transformation journey,’’ said Russell Skingsley, Chief Technology Officer, Asia Pacific. ’’With his expertise, Sanjay will further enable the team at HDS India to enhance our cloud, hybrid IT, big data analytics, mobility, IoT and smart cities capabilities.’’
Sanjay brings with him 28 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Hitachi Data Systems, he worked for Hewlett Packard Enterprise for 19 years where he was responsible for various strategic and leadership roles. His last project involved successfully transforming the presales team for next-generation consultative selling, particularly on emerging trends and technologies.