Anand Eswaran has been named as the CEO of Veeam Software and a member of its Board of Directors. He graduated from the University of Mumbai with a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering and then earned his master’s degree in computer science and engineering at the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Eswaran was RingCentral’s president and COO before becoming CEO of Veeam. Before that, he worked for Microsoft, where he was responsible for the Enterprise Commercial and Public Sector business internationally.
Before joining Microsoft, Eswaran was the Executive Vice President of SAP. He formerly held the posts of Vice President of Global Software Services at HP, Vice President of Global Professional Services at Vignette, and Senior Manager at Braun Consulting.
According to a press release, Veeam, which has over 400,000 customers and has exceeded $1 billion in ARR this year, is at the centre of the data ecosystem, orchestrating data flow, management, and protection in every environment and across Hybrid Cloud. Eswaran’s vision, leadership, and track record of driving growth are widely known throughout the company.
Eswaran stated that Veeam is a one-of-a-kind firm that is developing substantially faster than the market. He is excited to be joining such a brilliant team at this exciting point in its evolution. He continued with saying that data is exploding and has become one of the most valuable assets for all companies.