Citrix strengthens India leadership team
Citrix announced the appointment of Jatin Bakshi as the Business Head of the Cloud Networking portfolio for the India Subcontinent. In his new role, Jatin will be responsible for performance of Cloud Networking portfolio at Citrix for Indian & SAARC markets. He would be working closely with customers and partners to accelerate adoption of Citrix’s innovations in Application Delivery networks, WAN optimization & Virtualization as customers are looking at virtualizing their data center networks.
Commenting on this appointment, Parag Arora, Area Vice President & Country Head – India Subcontinent, Citrix, said, “With disruptive technologies like mobile, cloud and analytics transforming business applications, optimizing application delivery strategy becomes critical for user experience and business success. Jatin’s appointment strengthens our focus on the networking segment and his rich experience will be an asset to Citrix’s Indian business.”
Speaking on his appointment, Jatin Bakshi, Business Head – Cloud Networking, India Subcontinent, said “I am thrilled to be a part of the Citrix team and looking forward to my journey here. The IT networking teams are dealing with 2 paradigm shifts happening in terms of networking architectures. One is network virtualization based on SDN & NFV is getting mainstream and the other is how to deliver applications securely and maintaining user experience as more and more users use mobile for application consumption. Citrix has a tremendous suite of technologies to help customers adapt to these paradigms and I look forward to working with customers, technology partners / OEMs and partners to create success.”
Prior to this, Jatin was associated with Amazon Web Services in a business development role, where he worked closely with leading technology start-ups. His core responsibilities during the time included leveraging cloud to deliver the scalability and innovation that was required by start-ups to support exponential business growth. Previously, Jatin has handled sales and product management responsibilities at Oracle, NetApp, British Telecom and Avaya. Jatin holds an MBA degree from IIM-Ahmedabad.