Nutanix today announced the appointment of Ritesh Syal as its head of Channel Sales for India.
Nutanix earlier appointed Balakrishnan Anantharaman as vice president India and SAARC and managing director of Sales.
Before joining Nutanix, Ritesh Syal was director and head of Channel and Alliances for Oracle India where he grew the top level partner organisation and channel alliances and developed extensive GTM experience with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and Systems Integrators (SIs).
Prior to Oracle, Ritesh Syal was national business manager for Public Services at SAP, responsible for the Healthcare and Education / Research verticals nationwide. He has also held senior leadership roles at EMC, where he was the Key Partner Director, and APC, part of Schneider Electric.
Nutanix has reported revenue of $287.6 million with 77.1 percent gross margin in the third quarter of fiscal 2019 as compared with $289.4 million with 68.4 percent gross margin in the same period previous year. Nutanix’s billings fell to $346.0 million from $351.2 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2018.