Will Dinesh Malkani take over Sanjay Rohtagi’s position in Cisco?

Will Dinesh Malkani take over Sanjay Rohtagi’s position in Cisco?

Dinesh Malkani, vice president, Sales, Cisco India and SAARC might take over Sanjay Rohtagi’s position in Cisco India.

Recently, Sanjay Rohatgi, managing director, Service Provider, Cisco India & SAARC has put in his papers and is leaving Cisco in January. Sanjay Rohatgi leads Cisco’s Service Provider (SP) business across India & SAARC region.

In this role, Sanjay was driving the strategy and sales operations for this segment with a focus on growth across IP NGN (Internet Protocol – Next Generation Networks), mobility, data center and cloud, collaboration and video. He also worked with Cisco’s service provider customers and partners to devise new business models and help enable them to create and take new value added services to market, thereby increasing their relevance with their subscriber base.

Presently, Dinesh Malkani is vice president, Sales, Cisco India and SAARC. In this role, Dinesh is responsible for Cisco’s enterprise, public sector and service provider business across the India & SAARC regions. In addition to driving sales, his responsibility will be to drive alignment, increase customer relevance and enable a faster response to market transitions.

Dinesh joined Cisco in August 2010 and has led the APJC collaboration team to become a market leader in every major category of this business in APJC. He has over 20 years of experience in the IT and communications industry in APJC, having lived and worked in India, China, Korea and Singapore. Over this period he has held diverse roles such as R&D engineer, SE manager, sales director, general manager, and has gained financial skills in running substantial P&L for large operations.

He has recently moved back from Singapore and is based in Bangalore.

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