Anand Venkatraman has been appointed as chief operating officer.
Venkatraman has over two decades of experience in building and augmenting global teams and P-Ls across various sales motions. He joins from Freshworks, where he led and scaled the fast-growing Asia Pacific and Middle East and Africa businesses and evolved Global Partnerships to independently drive business across over 40 countries, scaled the technology marketplace and embedded Freshworks deep into the worldwide startup ecosystems. Prior to that, he held leadership positions at Akamai and Microsoft in APJ and India.
"I warmly welcome Anand to CleverTap. His appointment is an indication of our ambitious growth plans to be the gamechanger for user retention. With his successful track record in taking businesses global, building highly engaged teams, and establishing creative approaches for customer success. Anand Venkatraman will strengthen the Clevertap Management Team to help scale the company to the next level by bringing in excellence in execution," CleverTap CEO Sidharth Malik says.
"I am excited to join CleverTap as they emerge as the Retention category market leader, in not just India and South-East Asia but also in markets like North America, Latin America, Middle East, Turkey, Africa and Europe. I am looking forward to being a part of their journey in taking the Indian SaaS story to the world," Venkatraman says.