In a significant move that underscores its commitment to delivering superior customer experiences in the contemporary hybrid cloud environment, global enterprise data protection frontrunner, Commvault, has ushered in industry stalwart Sarv Saravanan into its ranks as the maiden Chief Customer Officer. This strategic appointment arrives at a juncture marked by increasing demands for resilient data protection solutions that meld the sophistication of Artificial Intelligence (AI) with the convenience of Software as a Service (SaaS).
Commvault's President and CEO, Sanjay Mirchandani, heralded Saravanan's entry into the company, articulating high hopes for the future under his leadership. "Sarv joins at a pivotal time," Mirchandani says, adding, "In today's hybrid cloud world, customers need proactive and resilient data protection solutions that reduce complexity and deliver truly exceptional experiences. With Sarv's leadership, we will continue to exceed these expectations."
Saravanan brings to the table a wealth of experience in steering global customer-centric development and delivery organisations to success. His recent role as the helmsman of Microsoft’s Global Delivery Centre is particularly notable, where he played a pivotal role in catalysing cloud transformations for the company's largest clientele and their strategic associates.
A distinguished figure in the industry, Saravanan's academic background is underscored by a master's degree in computer science acquired from Bharathidasan University. His leadership mettle and knack for nurturing industry leaders haven't gone unnoticed, earning him accolades from Zinnov.
In his remarks, Saravanan projected a bold and forward-thinking direction for Commvault, focusing on leveraging the potential of AI and SaaS to further the company's goals and to bolster its competitive edge. “In an industry facing threats that are more autonomous than ever before, customers are looking for unparalleled cyber resiliency know-how and an aggressive roadmap that harnesses the power of AI with the ease of SaaS," he states. By standing at the vanguard of data protection innovation, Saravanan aims to amplify Commvault’s competitive advantage while also significantly enhancing the value proposition for its customers.
In these dynamic times, with cyber threats continually evolving, Saravanan's appointment serves as a testament to Commvault's unwavering commitment to providing its customer base with data protection solutions that are not only resilient but also in sync with the technological advancements that characterise the modern era. The strategic direction underscored by Saravanan, blending technological innovation with customer-centric approaches, seems poised to redefine data protection paradigms, promising a future where Commvault's clients enjoy substantial advantages in the cyber landscape.