Leading provider of open platform video management, Milestone Systems has appointed Sandesh Kaup as the new Country Manager for India and SAARC. Sandesh Kaup joins back the Milestone family after serving for four years in a highly successful leadership position at Allied Telesis – a network infrastructure/telecommunications company.
With over two decades of experience and exposure to handling multiple global companies, Milestone has been a part of Sandesh’s DNA since 2011. He was responsible for running the local business of Milestone until 2016 and can be attributed for its incredible growth during that time. Besides, he has developed expertise in building businesses for companies like Bosch Security, Ingram Micro, and Anixter during his early career.
Sandesh comes with a Bachelor of Engineering in Instrumentation from Mumbai University.
Speaking on the appointment, Jordan Cullis, Director for APAC at Milestone Systems, said, “Sandesh not only brings his exhaustive experience of two decades in the security industry, but has prior experience with Milestone where he has displayed illustrious leadership and yielded the company to great growth numbers. His experience, contacts in the Indian market and sales focused management style will be instrumental in recovering the region after such a difficult, covid-effected 2020.”
“It is like coming back home. I am excited to be back with Milestone, especially at a time when India is presenting great opportunities for the VMS industry growth. I am sure that the global expertise which I have gained over the years will help me take Milestones’ businesses to newer highs,” said Sandesh Kaup, Country Manager at Milestone Systems, India and SAARC.
During his earlier tenure at Milestone, Sandesh was largely responsible for nurturing the sales growth in India, which saw a 40% YoY growth from 2011 to 2015. He also built many important business accounts and played an instrumental role in creating an ecosystem (solution partner) across Server Storage, Networking, Access Control Manufacturer, and Command Control Software and Other Third-Party Software.