SAP veteran Priyadarshi Mohapatra has joined enterprise communications vendor Avaya India as managing director.
Priyadarshi will be responsible for providing strategic direction to the India operations, managing India business priorities, and enhancing Avaya’s position in the Unified Communications, Video Collaboration, Customer Experience Management and Data Networking space.
At SAP, where he spent the last six years, Priyadarshi held various positions, most recently leading the Ecosystem, Channels and General Business for SAP across the Indian Subcontinent, said Avaya in a statement.
Prior to SAP, Priyadarshi started the retail practice for Sun Microsystems in India and in two years turned it into the most successful new practice.
He previously co-founded, Oyzterbay, a venture capital funded jewelry chain that became the second largest jewelry retail chain in India.
“Avaya takes organizations into the new age of collaboration with simple, intuitive solutions that address the core needs of Indian businesses. The new Avaya is all about growth with a laser focus on expanding our mid-market solutions base in India,” said Priyadarshi Mohapatra, Managing Director, India and SAARC, Avaya.