Jitendra Gupta to lead Sales for Avaya in India

07th August 2014
Jitendra Gupta to lead  Sales for Avaya in India

New Delhi, August 8, 2014: Jitendra Gupta  is the new Sales Head- Networking  for the India and SAARC region for global provider of business collaboration and communication solutions, Avaya.
Jitendra brings with him more than 21 years of professional experience in sales, product management, marketing and channel management with leading networking and security companies. He most recently served as the Director, Partner Sales at Juniper Networks for India & South Asia region with a responsibility of building & leading Juniper’s India partner sales organization. Prior to Juniper, Jitendra worked with Extreme Networks for 6 years as Country Manager for the India region. His responsibilities at Avaya will include further developing the networking business and expanding the strategic enterprise portfolio in the region.
India is also a key global R&D hub for Avaya with two of the largest R&D centers present in Pune and Bangalore
Says Priyadarshi Mohapatra, Managing Director, India and SAARC, Avaya: “India is a strategic market for Avaya. We are laying great emphasis on top talent hiring in the country. We are focused on the growth path for India by continuing to recruit, retain, develop and reward people. Jitendra’s tremendous experience and understanding of the technology and partner ecosystem will enable us to take our renowned networking product portfolio to a broader segment of customers and accelerate our business momentum in the country.”