Director – Southeast Asia and Hong Kong
Kaustubh Patwardhan is Ashnik’s Director for Southeast Asia (SEA) and Hong Kong. He leads sales, strategy and business development for the region. Kaustubh joined in 2013 and heads Ashnik’s SEA enterprise open source business with responsibility for strategic planning, channels and partners, sales and operations. He has been instrumental in building Ashnik’s culture which is centered on agility and innovation, aligning it to the core ideology of open source itself. Besides playing a key role in Ashnik’s multi-fold sales growth trajectory, his key accomplishments are building a solid partner ecosystem across the region and being highly responsive on customer engagements.
Kaustubh has a sound understanding of customer behaviour, their ache points as well as the solutions to help address them. He brings to Ashnik over 12 years of industry experience.
Prior to joining Ashnik, Kaustubh has worked with STMicroelectronics and Motorola. He completed his education from National University of Singapore (NUS) and IIM, Ahmedabad.