Current Analysis Expands Asia Pacific Presence
Leading research firm welcomes Amit Gupta as Managing Director, APAC
Sterling, VA, USA, April 9, 2013 – Current Analysis, the market leader in continuous, tactical competitive intelligence for the telecommunications and technology markets, announced today that Amit Gupta has joined the firm as Managing Director, Asia Pacific to further expand Current Analysis’ research and analysis operations across the region. Mr. Gupta, based in Singapore, joins Australia-based Tim Dillon as part of the Asia Pacific executive team to develop the company’s business in the region.
“As Current Analysis expands our presence in Asia Pacific, we are pleased to bring on Amit,” commented Tim Dowd, CEO of Current Analysis. “Our goal is to provide clients in APAC not only regional expertise, but a broad base of ICT market guidance.”
“We are excited to have Amit join the APAC leadership team for Current Analysis,” added Jerry Caron, Senior Vice President, Analysis at Current Analysis. “The combination of Tim Dillon’s analytical expertise and Amit’s extensive experience leading ICT market analysis and consulting efforts in the region will bring fresh insights and capabilities to our Asia Pacific clients.”
Mr. Gupta spent a number of years in leadership roles across IDC in Asia Pacific. In his most recent role he was the Regional Vice President and Head of Sales for IDC Asia Pacific driving significant revenue growth and geographic expansion during his tenure. As part of this role, he was responsible for managing all commercial aspects of the business in the region comprising of 14 countries. He was also a founding member of IDC’s Emerging Technology Council that consisted of a core executive team that defines the direction for IDC’s emerging trends research. Mr. Gupta was also responsible for launching and managing IDC’s Asia Pacific CXO peer network and advisory service platform in Singapore. In 2011, Amit spearheaded the transition towards setting up IDC’s wholly-owned subsidiary in the Indian market.
Mr. Gupta moved into the regional role following a period as Managing Director for IDC New Zealand. His other responsibilities with IDC have included overseeing consulting for Australia & New Zealand, prior to which he managed consulting and sales in New Zealand. Mr.Gupta brings a unique set of expertise in general management with his experience as a consultant, a commercial leader and a former entrepreneur. His specific areas of technology expertise span the IT Services market opportunity and ICT industry buyer behavior.
Mr. Gupta added, “I'm looking forward to leading Current Analysis towards new opportunities in Asia Pacific. Having been intrinsically involved in the ICT ecosystem across Asia Pacific over the years, it is clear that the diverse and buoyant markets present immense growth opportunities for our clients. Current Analysis is reputed for its unique research and advisory business model that provides real time and real world insights. I reckon our ability to provide actionable insights into the market and competitive forces will help our clients play more effectively in their markets - be it ICT vendors, IT buyers in Enterprises, the investment community or Governments. Our goal is to become a pivotal part of our client’s success in the region. Tim Dillon and I have successfully driven a number of growth initiatives jointly in our past roles at IDC, including building IDC’s Asia Pacific CXO community in Singapore, so I’m excited about us working together to consolidate and expand the Current Analysis business in Asia Pacific.”
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Current Analysis (http://www.currentanalysis.com) is the only provider of real-time, in-depth tactical competitive intelligence, analysis, and advice. The company has been helping leading telecommunications, information technology and business software companies improve their competitive intelligence, differentiate themselves in the market, and win more business. For more than 15 years, sales teams, product managers, marketing professionals, and executives have relied on Current Analysis as a trusted partner to improve their ability to anticipate and quickly take action on market opportunities and competitive threats. The company serves more than 35,000 professionals at over 1,400 global enterprises.
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