Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, is pleased to announce that Jagannath Patnaik, Director – Channel Sales – Kaspersky Lab – South Asia was named as the ‘The Marketing Wizard of the Year 2013’ in the Antivirus category by VAR India, one of the India’s leading IT Magazine at the prestigious 12th Annual VARINDIA Star Nite Awards 2013 at New Delhi. The award was presented by Mr. N Ravi Shankar, IAS, Additional secretory DOT and Administrator USOF, MC and IT, Govt. of India.
Marketing Wizard of the year award is the first of its kind of initiatives in the IT industry. The award honours the business leaders, who set the benchmarks in initiating and implementing business policies, strategies and initiatives.
The nomination for the award was done through the online voting on VAR India portal. Mr. Jagannath was nominated as the Marketing Wizard of the Year 2013 – Antivirus category as he received highest no. of votes in the online survey conducted on VAR India. The award recognises Mr. Patnaik’s marketing excellence and his vital contribution in strategizing, innovation and marketing communication made across the security industry and region.