Kaushal Veluri heads channels for NetApp India and SAARC

By Shantheri Mallaya Sep 6th 2017
Kaushal Veluri heads channels for NetApp India and SAARC

Ex-Citrix veteran heads channel strategy for NetApp India and SAARC.

NetApp India has appointed Kaushal Veluri as its Director–Channels and Alliances. He moves into NetApp in place of Krithiwaas Neelakantan, who was heading the Channels for NetApp India. In his current role, he will be overseeing channel strategy for NetApp in India and SAARC. 

Veluri's appointment comes at a time when NetApp India has opened new spaces and expanded in India.

Veluri's appointment comes at a time when NetApp India has opened new spaces and expanded in India.

When contacted by ChannelWorld, Veluri responded over email stating "I'm very excited to join NetApp at this juncture of their growth story in India. I'm eagerly looking forward to connecting with the strong partner ecosystem of NetApp to establish NetApp as the data authority in the hybrid cloud world with their help.” He has also formally acknowledged his appointment on social media such as Facebook and LinkedIn.

Veluri was earlier associated with Citrix in key marketing roles and was the face of the channels from 2011 to 2015. In the ensuing period, he moved roles to being an entrepreneur and consultant in two different ventures. 

About his latest appointment, Veluri further adds, “NetApp's visionary strategic direction coupled with its open transparent culture makes it an ideal place for partnerships to thrive and I'm looking forward to being a part of it." 

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