TigerGraph, provider of the leading graph analytics platform has announced the appointment of Khushal Bhansali as India country manager. Bhansali will be responsible for the overall sales, go-to-market and growth strategy for the world’s first native parallel graph database in India.
India is the latest addition to the growing list of focus markets in Asia Pacific for TigerGraph as the company seeks to meet the burgeoning demand for graph technology, which according to Gartner will be used in 80 percent of data and analytics innovations, up from 10 percent in 2021.
Joseph Lee, Vice-president, Asia Pacific and Japan, TigerGraph said, “I am excited to have Khushal, an industry data expert, join the TigerGraph team to support India in this time of growth. The exceptionally fast pace at which graph technology is going mainstream in India calls for a proven sales leader like Khushal who can guide our customers in fully utilizing the potent combination of advanced graph analytics, AI and ML applications to answer critical business questions that eventually translate into quantifiable business benefits.”
Bhansali brings 23 years of enterprise IT experience leading and building sales and operations teams to empower customers across BFSI (banking, financial services, and insurance), government, manufacturing and telecom sectors in future-proofing their IT networks and infrastructures with advanced technologies from process automation, to Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning applications.
On his appointment, Bhansali said, “India as one of world’s largest internet and mobile user markets and the region’s key innovation hub presents many opportunities for the adoption of TigerGraph’s graph database technology. I am confident in empowering customers to make the quantum leap in the markets they compete in, and by deriving value from their highly distributed and vast datasets, drive customer insights, enhance business decision making and increase operational efficiency.”