Amit Deshmukh

Head – Channel and Distribution, Cohesity India

Amit heads the Channel and Distribution business for Cohesity in India and SAARC. As a channel leader he is responsible for accelerating sales growth and pipeline by effectively growing, enabling and leveraging partner ecosystem in India.

Amit comes with 18 years of strong techno-commercial experience across Presales, Sales, Channel, Partner and Distribution Management, Enablement and Business Development. Amit has a strong track record of rebuilding and developing a strong channel ecosystem, growing business with the strategic partners and addressing the existing and new markets jointly. In the previous roles he has worked as APAC Solutions Lead, Channel Manager, Head-Channel Pre-sales, Technical Partner Manager and Tech Lead for companies like Hitachi Vantara, NetApp, and Dell-EMC in India.

Amit is a cricket fan, enjoys watching all forms of the game. Amit wishes to retire as a farmer, grow his own food and leave a sustainable environment friendly lifestyle.