Cohesity announced a significant expansion within the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) region, as the company extends its innovative data management capabilities in India, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. The company has hired industry veterans to lead those markets and has invested in sales, marketing, and engineering.
Cohesity simplifies the way companies back up, manage, and extract value from their data and these new leaders will play a key role in empowering customers and partners to embrace a software-defined, modern approach to data management.
Specifically, Cohesity has hired Marcus Loh as chief technology officer (CTO) and Les Mansour as head of channels for APJ. The company has also appointed Sunil Brid as head of India as well as Linda Hui, who will lead Cohesity’s business in Hong Kong and Taiwan.
The announcement follows recent appointments of Sheena Chin as head of Cohesity’s ASEAN business and Steve Coad, who has oversight for Cohesity’s expanding business in Australia and New Zealand.
“We are excited to bring on a team of seasoned executives that can help organizations and partners across Asia Pacific embrace a modern approach to data management,” said William Ho, Vice President of sales, Asia Pacific, Cohesity.
Marcus Loh, based in Singapore, joins Cohesity from Veritas Technologies and brings over 27 years of expertise in enterprise technology. As CTO for the company’s Asia Pacific operations, Loh will drive Cohesity's technology strategy in the region.
Les Mansour joins as Senior Director of channels, Asia Pacific and Japan. He will lead all channel operations for Cohesity across APJ.
Linda Hui has joined Cohesity as managing director of Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau. Previously, she held senior leadership positions at Ruckus and F5 networks.
Sunil Brid will lead operations for Cohesity’s business in India. He brings over 29 years of sales and management experience, having held senior sales leadership positions with EMC and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE).
Cohesity also recently announced a significant expansion of its operations in Pune, India, with plans to hire 100 people within the next 18 months. Since Cohesity's entry into the Asia Pacific region in 2018, the company has established operations in Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, India, Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia.
Founded in 2013 and headquartered in San Jose, California, the company now serves clients around the world in more than 30 countries.