Global cyber security solutions provider, Check Point Software Technologies has announced the appointment of Manish Alshi as Head of Channels and Growth Technologies for the company in India. The new role will see Manish taking responsibility of the company’s channel ecosystem in India and the SAARC Region. He will also be seen leading Check Point´s channel business growth in key technologies, including cloud, mobile and endpoint security.
Manish will report to Sundar Balasubramanian, Managing Director, India and SAARC Region.
Manish has about 22 years of experience in the Indian IT sector, across enterprise and commercial sales as well as channels. Having worked with multinational brands like VMWare, Oracle, IFS and QAI, he clocked around 15 years of channel leadership experience. Prior to joining Check Point, he has led important channel positions at Oracle and subsequently at VMWare, where he set up the channels ecosystem and headed up the partner sales organization.
“I am excited to welcome Manish, who is highly regarded within India’s channel ecosystem, to Check Point,” said Sundar Balasubramanian, Managing Director, India and SAARC Region, Check Point Software Technologies. “During the pandemic, we witnessed growing demand for security solutions that protect organisations in the cloud and beyond the organisation perimeter, as they implemented remote work for their employees. Our channels became an even more essential part of our business, and we collaborated closely to deliver our technologies. I believe Manish’s experience and leadership capabilities will enable us to continue meeting the needs of our market and more.”
Manish is an Engineering graduate from BITS, Pilani and received his MBA from the Management Development Institute, Gurgaon.