BENGALURU: CrowdStrike Inc., California-based provider of cloud-delivered endpoint protection, expanded its operations by setting up its development center in Pune, India and appointing senior local leadership to drive growth and talent acquisition.
CrowdStrike offers cloud-delivered endpoint protection. Its CrowdStrike Falcon platform offers instant visibility and protection across the enterprise and prevents attacks on endpoints on or off the network.
CrowdStrike has appointed Ramanand Kambli as regional sales director of India and SAARC and Jhilmil Kochar as managing director of CrowdStrike India Development Center. Additionally, CrowdStrike is making multiple strategic hires within India and plans to rapidly recruit for more than 20 new positions by the end of 2017. On the heels of explosive global growth, CrowdStrike’s operations in APAC now span India and SAARC, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and parts of Northern Asia.
CrowdStrike is leveraging its India operations as a significant technical hub for future growth and development. The organization is building a 10,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art Engineering and Operations Center to acquire the most skilled, technical talent within the region. In addition to expanding headcount in the fields of engineering and finance, CrowdStrike is also investing in building a regional salesforce with supporting functions such as sales engineers, field sales managers, and channel sales representatives. CrowdStrike is recruiting actively for these positions.
CrowdStrike has brought on Jhilmil Kochar as managing director, CrowdStrike India Development Center to lead the new Engineering and Operations Center in Pune. Kochar previously held senior roles at McAfee, WMS Gaming, Indieon Technologies, and was a founder of Indian IoT startup InnoEmbed Technologies.
“The opening of CrowdStrike’s Engineering and Operations Center in Pune will allow us to attract the region’s smartest and brightest technical talent and expand our innovative next-generation technology at an even faster pace,” said Jhilmil Kochar, Managing Director, CrowdStrike India Development Center.
CrowdStrike is also actively expanding its partner and channel ecosystem across India to support its go-to-market strategy. Currently, the company serves a rapidly growing customer base that includes organizations in technology, manufacturing, finance, and other top industries.