We believe Sidharth’s valuable experience in building global teams, expanding markets and growing revenues make him an ideal choice to further accelerate our growth at Freshworks.” – Girish Mathrubootham, Founder and CEO Freshworks.
San Bruno, CA (PRWEB)
August 10, 2017
Freshworks, the leading provider of cloud-based business software, today announced the appointment of Sidharth Malik to the newly created position of Chief Revenue Officer. In this role, Malik will focus on accelerating revenue growth and will lead all the global go-to-market teams at Freshworks.
Malik brings over 22 years of global experience in the IT industry to Freshworks, having served in sales leadership and general management roles at Microsoft, IBM, Salesforce and most recently Akamai Technologies. Malik joins Freshworks after a successful career at Akamai Technologies over the last five years, where he served as the Managing Director, overseeing all operations of the company in India. Under his leadership, Akamai’s India operations grew from 700 to 2000+ employees, and the India center of excellence served a variety of global customers from India.
Prior to his role at Akamai, Malik was leading the Platform Business for Microsoft in India. His previous roles included serving as the Managing Director for South Asia at Telelogic AB, Country Manager with IBM Rational India and Area Vice-President at Salesforce.com.
“We are very excited to have Sidharth join Freshworks at a key inflection point in our journey,” said Girish Mathrubootham, CEO and founder, Freshworks. “We believe his valuable experience in building global teams, expanding markets and growing revenues make him an ideal choice to further accelerate our growth at Freshworks.”
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