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    Qlik appoints Ankur Goel as managing director for India

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    Qlik’s large and growing footprint includes over 50,000 customers globally.

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    The firm helps companies lead with data to see more deeply into customer behaviour, reinvent business processes, discover new revenue streams, and balance risk and reward.
    BENGALURU: Qlik has announced the appointment of Ankur Goel as its managing director for India. Goel will be responsible for bolstering Qlik’s local operations and leveraging his expertise to drive stronger countrywide growth. He will report to Geoff Thomas, the company’s regional senior vice-president for the Asia Pacific region.

    With 20 years of experience in the IT and telecommunication industry, Goel has held leadership positions with brands like Cisco, Ericsson, Tata, and Siemens. As managing director of Poly, he was in charge of the India and SAARC business for the company and as regional manager at Cisco Systems, he oversaw cloud collaboration strategies aimed at building relationships within service provider accounts.

    “India is already a strong growth market for Qlik, and we are only scratching the surface of what is possible. Increasing data literacy, and leveraging data analytics and user-driven business intelligence to unleash new insights, represent huge opportunities for the country. Ankur’s cross-industry experience of leading teams and his business management skills will be the key to unlocking the next level of transformational growth for the company in India,” said Geoff Thomas, senior vice-president, APAC, Qlik.

    “Data is the one link that can enable enterprises, institutions, and projects to make sense of the fragmented, diverse, and complex Indian market. I look forward to contributing to the company’s growth in India, as well as its long-term vision of creating a data-literate world,” said Goel on his appointment.

    Qlik’s large and growing footprint includes over 50,000 customers globally. Customers in India which harness the company’s platform-based approach to derive actionable insights include Bajaj Auto, BookMyShow, Cognizant, HCL Technologies, HDFC Life, amongst others. The firm helps companies lead with data to see more deeply into customer behaviour, reinvent business processes, discover new revenue streams, and balance risk and reward.

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