– A highly seasoned software and technology industry executive, Arani will focus on revenue growth and Aspect’s market presence in the region
– Krishna brings deep enterprise software, storage solutions, and channels management experience
– Tasked with helping the digital transformation and transition to cloud services for Aspect’s prospects and customers
Aspect Software, a leading provider of native consumer engagement, workforce optimization, and self-service solutions, today announced the appointment of Krishna Arani to Senior Vice President of Asia Pacific Sales. He comes with 30 years of broad enterprise software, storage solutions, and channels management experience. Before joining Aspect, Arani was the Vice President and General Manager of Channels and Service Providers for Hewlett Packard Enterprise, a leading information technology and services company, in Asia Pacific. Prior to this, he held a leadership position at NetApp, a data services company for hybrid cloud environments, where he grew revenue by nearly 400%. There he built partnerships with large system integrators and adopted a highly solution-focused customer-centric mindset. Arani has also held executive sales positions at i2, Portal, Siebel and Oracle.
“As the fastest growing region for Aspect last year, Asia Pacific represents a huge opportunity for channel expansion and revenue growth for the company,” said Chris Koziol, President of Aspect. “Krishna’s enterprise software experience with some of the leading technology companies in the world will be a great asset as we accelerate the availability of our cloud solutions in the region. We will look to Krishna to build on the already strong channel partner relationships we have in APAC while also forging new alliances that will expand our market presence and create new revenue opportunities for Aspect.”
“Aspect’s reputation as a global leader in the region in combination with their impressive growth has made joining the company a very exciting opportunity,” said Arani. “Aspect’s comprehensive portfolio of customer engagement solutions, in combination with talent I see here, gives me great confidence that we will be able to dramatically accelerate our momentum in APAC.”
Arani will be based in Singapore and carry responsibility for Asia Pacific and the Middle East.