Malik is Freshworks’ Chief Revenue Officer
Bengaluru: Cloud-based business software maker Freshworks, earlier known as Freshdesk, has appointed Sidharth Malik as its chief revenue officer.
Malik will focus on accelerating revenue growth and will lead all the global go-to-market teams, Freshworks said. “We are very excited to have Sidharth join Freshworks at a key inflection point in our journey,” said Girish Mathrubootham, CEO of Freshworks. “We believe his valuable experience in building global teams, expanding markets and growing revenues makes him an ideal choice to further accelerate our growth at Freshworks.” A Harvard Business School alumnus, Malik brings over 22 years of global experience in the IT industry to Freshworks, having served in sales leadership and general management roles at Microsoft, IBM, Salesforce and most recently, Akamai Technologies.
Malik joins Freshworks after a five-year-long stint at Akamai, where he served as the managing director, overseeing all operations of the company in India.
“With its refreshing suite of business software, I believe we are well positioned to transform the way our customers engage with their customers and employees,” said Malik.