Octaware appoints Mr. Krishna Gopal to its Advisory Board further confirming its solid growth plans.

Mr. Krishna Gopal who till recently was driving the West Asia, Africa and South Asia business for telecom solutions company Tech Mahindra joins Octaware’s Advisory board.

Online PR News – 14-July-2012 – Mumbai, India – Mr. Krishna Gopal who till recently was driving the West Asia, Africa and South Asia business for telecom solutions company Tech Mahindra joins Octaware’s Advisory board. KG as he is fondly known is an Experienced Business Leader in Indian IT Services model with deep understanding of Middle East, Africa & India markets and his last assignment has been as Executive Vice President (Sales & Business Development - IT) - MEA and India at Rolta India Limited.

Making the announcement, Mr. Aslam Khan, President, Octaware Technologies said “It is a known fact in the industry that Mr. Krishna Gopal can be counted amongst the new breed of techno-business professionals who combine their passion for technology with business understanding to achieve business outcomes. He has a successful track record of incubating new businesses in the emerging markets of Middle East, Africa and India and establish a consultative selling environment. As we consolidate our businesses in further markets, his expertise would be extremely valuable and appreciated”.

Expressing his pleasure Mr. Krishna Gopal said “I am delighted to join Octaware’s advisory board, with their business focus, young team of entrepreneurs and the vision which the company embodies it speaks a lot about their illustrious future and signifies tremendous potential of things to come”.
He went on to add, “Being connected as a member of the board is indeed a great pleasure and that too when we are witness to this exciting time when all companies big and small are being called to offer innovative responses to emerging global challenges. My experience of having been in the thick of the situation helps me relate to similar challenges faced by Octaware and be a guiding light”.

About Mr. Krishna Gopal:
Mr. Krishna Gopal is a mechanical engineering graduate from VJTI (1981) and a Masters in Marketing from SPJIMR (1983) in Mumbai, India. He carries a rich experience of over 30 years primarily in marketing and sales across diverse industries like office equipment, consumer durables, chemicals, and software services. He was earlier with Tech Mahindra Ltd for 12 years where in his last assignment he was heading the Middle East, Africa and SAARC regions as Vice President. Mr. Krishna Gopal’s prior employment has been with leading Indian conglomerates like Godrej and Boyce, Asian Paints and Satyam. His work tenure also includes a year of experience at Saudi Arabia in retail operations. At Godrej he was part of the management team that established the IT and Office Automation business. Mr. Krishna Gopal was amongst the initial members of the start-up team at SIFY, India’s first private Internet service provider. Besides actively pursuing his career he also delivers guest lectures on emerging management issues to the leading B-Schools in Mumbai. He has participated as a speaker on several forums in India such as NASSCOM, CII etc. and has also conducted workshops on IT strategy on behalf of these organizations.

About Octaware:
Octaware Technologies is a software development, enterprise solutions and consulting firm known for excellent project management, exceeding expectations of customers and delivering high quality solutions. With offices in Mumbai, Seattle, Doha, Riyadh, Lagos and development centers in Mumbai and Pune, Octaware is dedicated to help clients improve their business productivity by building and implementing high-quality, comprehensive and cost-effective solutions to meet the client’s business requirements.

Sujatha Rajan – Corporate Communications
Octaware Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
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Corporate Office Address:
204, Timmy Arcade, Makwana Road, Marol,
Andheri (East), Mumbai, Maharashtra,
India. 400059

Website: http://www.octaware.com