Technology firm Avaya on 6 March 2014 appointed Priyadarshi Mohapatra as Managing Director for its India and SAARC operations.A 17 year veteran of the industry, Mohapatra will provide strategic direction to India operations. He will manage business priorities and will enhance Avaya’s position as a leading business communications company. He will play a key role in strengthening channel partner relations and driving significant growth in the mid-market segment.
Mohapatra had join Avaya from SAP. He had joined SAP in 2008 and had held various leadership positions. Before SAP, Priyadarshi had worked for retail practice for Sun Microsystems in India and previously co-founded, Oyzterbay, a venture capital funded jewellery chain.
Avaya is a leading global provider of next-generation business collaboration and communications solutions, providing unified communications, real-time video collaboration, contact center, networking and related services to companies of all sizes around the world.