Timothy Kasbe has been named the Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand and Global Large Enterprise for Zoho Corporation. A Chennai, India based software development company, Zoho’s business apps are targeted at sales, marketing, customer support, accounting and back-office operations. The company also has an array of productivity and collaboration tools. An experienced technology leader, Kasbe has held positions as Chief Information and Digital Officer at several major global companies including IBM, Reliance Industries, Sears Holdings, and Intrexon, he also was the Chief Operating Officer of Gloria Jeans Company in Russia.
When asked about his goals for the Australian and New Zealand markets, Zoho founder and CEO Sridhar Vembu noted, “Our expansion in Australia and New Zealand is a crucial part of our global expansion. We are committed to serving customers in those markets with a strong local footprint, including a cloud data center build-out in 2019 – our seventh cloud in the world. Our strategy is to locate and store the data in each of the major markets, which is well-suited for large enterprises and public sector customers. With some of the highest rates of tech and mobile adoption, Australia and New Zealand gives us a big enough platform to go test and pilot innovative solutions for the English speaking market.”