Symantec announced the appointment of Gaurav as president of sales, Symantec India and SAARC. Gaurav will be responsible for leading the enterprise security business for Symantec in region, and growing the company’s presence and market position in India and SAARC.
Gaurav is well known and respected in the IT industry in India and has held multiple leadership roles in technology companies. Prior to joining Symantec, Gaurav led the Public Sector business for Cisco in India. Under his leadership the business grew tremendously and he was also recognised as the “Role model People Manager” at a global level. Before joining Cisco, Gaurav was with IBM where he held several senior management roles.
Gaurav has extensive experience working with Enterprise and Government Customers across India and building strong motivated teams.
Gaurav has a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Manipal Institute of Technology and an MBA from IIT Delhi.
In the last few years, the company has gone through a lot of changes and hasn't been able to cope up with the challenge of repositioning itself as a security brand in the market.