India: Adobe Systems Incorporated has announced the appointment of Umang Bedi as Managing Director, Sales & Marketing for South Asia. In his new role, Umang will lead Adobe’s sales & marketing operations for India and SAARC.
Working with a high-performing and rapidly-growing team of exceptional business professionals, he will be responsible for driving strong growth for Adobe in key verticals including education, government, enterprise and the booming Indian creative industry. Umang will also join Adobe’s Asia Pacific leadership team.
Prior to joining Adobe, Umang served Intuit India as its Managing Director. Umang comes to Adobe with rich experience of managing leadership roles at organizations like Symantec, Sun Microsystems and Wipro.
Commenting on Umang`s appointment, Julian Quinn, Vice President of Adobe, Asia Pacific said, “Umang joins us at a very important time when the company is responding to the tremendous demand in India following the successful launches of Adobe® Creative Suite 5.5® and Acrobat® X over last 12 months.”
“Adobe is uniquely placed to deliver the solutions that enable organizations to create and deliver engaging content and rich applications across diverse channels such as web, mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, and social networks. Umang’s background coupled with his deep understanding of the Indian market, ideally position him to provide strong leadership to our talented Indian team.”
Umang Bedi, Managing Director, Sales & Marketing – South Asia, said “I am excited and look forward to this new challenge. There are tremendous opportunities ahead for Adobe solutions to take a leadership role in the evolution of India’s creative economy, working not only with the creative sector but also with educators, government and the business community. I look forward to working with the team to leverage the full potential of this market, to ensure our success in this important geography.”
Umang has broad experience in the IT Industry across diverse areas such as sales, consulting, professional services, pre-sales and software development. He is a member of the working group on Network and Information Security Standards for e-Governance in India under the Government of India’s National e-Governance Program (NeGP). He is a graduate from the University of Pune with a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics.