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Another Indian-origin CEO. Anand Eswaran to head Veeam Software

Dec 18, 2021 12:12 PM IST

A computer engineering graduate from Mumbai University, Anand Eswaran completed his masters degree in computer science and engineering from University of Missouri-Columbia.

Anand Eswaran was previously with RingCentral, where he was president and Chief Operating Officer (COO). (Image credit: LinkedIn)

Anand Eswaran, an Indian-origin executive, has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Veeam Software, a US-based tech company. His appointment comes days after Leena Nair, also of Indian-origin, was appointed to the global CEO of Chanel.

Eswaran, who is based in Seattle, has also been appointed as member of the board of directors at Veeam. He as previously with RingCentral, where he was president and Chief Operating Officer (COO). He has also worked with Microsoft, SAP, HP, Vignette (now OpenText) and Braun Consulting (now Fair Isaac).

“Today my @RingCentral chapter closes with unforgettable experiences and lasting friendships. My next chapter begins – promising opportunities to learn and grow. New beginnings as CEO of @Veeam. Excited!” he tweeted on Thursday.

A computer engineering graduate from Mumbai University, Anand Eswaran completed his masters degree in computer science and engineering from University of Missouri-Columbia.

He is married and has two children.

At Veeam Software, Eswaran succeeds William H Largent (Bill Largent), who will step down as CEO to focus on his role as chairman of the board of directors, a company statement said.

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