Jagdish Mahapatra left Cisco to join McAfee to head India

By Telecom Lead Team: McAfee has
appointed Jagdish Mahapatra as managing director – India and SAARC. Before
joining McAfee, he worked with Cisco India for close to 12 years.

Based in Mumbai, Jagdish will report
to Wahab Yusoff, vice president South Asia and will spearhead the
company’s growth in the subcontinent. 

In this role, his key responsibilities
include driving enterprise and consumer driven product revenues, strengthening
the customer base across verticals and leading channel partner and alliance
engagements.

We are very pleased to have Jagdish lead
the India team. With an excellent track record, strategic outlook and deep
industry expertise, we are confident that Jagdish will steer McAfee on a swift
growth trajectory in the India and SAARC region and continue to strengthen
McAfee’s leadership in the security market,”¬Ě said Wahab Yusoff, vice president
South Asia McAfee.

Before joining McAfee, Jagdish Mahapatra
was the senior vice president – IT Services Sales at Cisco Systems India where
he played a crucial role in scaling business in the IT services segment, the
company’s largest sales vertical.

He worked with Cisco for almost 12 years;
prior to which he managed the networking business for Godrej Pacific for over
three years. In the former part of his career, he was also instrumental in
creating the manufacturing off shoring model in India which emerged as a
significant game changing industry phenomenon during his stint at Larsen and
Toubro.

McAfee today is well poised to lead the
growth wave in the Indian information security market and it’s an exciting time
to be part of this growth evolution.” said Mr. Jagdish Mahapatra, managing
director- India and SAARC, McAfee.

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