CISCO VP Is Now CEO of Saviance Technologies

Kaushik Bellani, former VP, Cisco, has joined as the CEO of Saviance Technologies, an IT Consultancy and
Cloud Software Solutions company, with effect from April 18, 2011.

With over 18 years of vast industry experience, Kaushik will be responsible for spearheading the entire
business operations for Saviance in APAC, UK and the US region. In his additional capacity
Kaushik will also be responsible for the global sales network for Saviance Technologies.

Kaushik will be based out of the India headquarters
in Gurgaon, and will be responsible for expanding Saviance’s operations globally,
maintaining customer relationships and establishing new avenues for growth.

Speaking on his new responsibility, Kaushik Bellani said, I am very happy and excited to join Saviance
Technologies and help lead the company to the next level of growth and leadership.
We would expand our existing partner ecosystem globally and leverage the same to
provide world class software solutions, IT consulting and outsourcing services to
our clients to enable them to win and grow in APAC, US and UK. The next decade will see tremendous opportunity for Indian IT Solution providers to increase our scale and presence globally and backed by a robust domestic market, I am confident that Saviance Technologies is at the right place at the right time.  I look forward to leveraging my past experiences of creating and leading start-ups and building sustainable businesses to enhancing the company’s tremendous global delivery model to make Saviance Technologies a leading IT consulting provider in India, APAC, UK & US.

Kaushik joins in from Cisco Systems India, where he worked for more than 6 years and worked in various capacities, the last one being the VP – North & East for their Transformation & Infrastructure Business vertical.  Bellani had joined Cisco India in 2005 as their National Manager Sales – SMB India and set up the Small & Medium Business vertical which later grew into the Commercial Business vertical for the networking infrastructure giant.

Before joining CISCO Systems India, Kaushik in his nearly two decade long career in the Indian IT Industry has also worked with large IT organizations such as IBM, Hewlett Packard and Wipro Infotech managing varied portfolios like Business Development, Sales, Channel Sales, Product Marketing and Strategy & Operations. He has been closely associated
with the SMB segment in the Indian IT Industry and also been instrumental in setting
up of new business divisions and leading start up teams in his previous roles at
Wipro Infotech, Hewlett Packard India and IBM India.

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