Engelhardt, who will be based in Riverbed’s APJ headquarters in Singapore, will be responsible for leading the team across its six APJ markets, driving Riverbed’s sales and distribution strategy and building on the strong foundations in place in APJ.
He joins Riverbed from Actifio, where he served as vice president and general manager Asia Pacific and Japan.
Previously Engelhardt held leadership roles with Symantec, where he led the SaaS and emerging technologies group.
He has also held management, sales and distribution roles in KVS Software and Citrix Systems Inc., working with key customers and partners across the region.
Riverbed serves more than 26,000 customers globally, including 97 percent of the Fortune 100 and 98 percent of the Forbes Global 100. Its footprint in APJ covers the six markets of ASEAN, Australia & New Zealand, Greater China, India, Japan and Korea.