Nevales Networks establishes office in Silicon Valley, Valley based Kaushik Thakkar will take over as CEO
Nevales Networks, an innovator in delivering comprehensive and affordable cloud-based managed security services, to the emerging businesses on a ‘Pay As You Use’ model, today announced its international expansion plans by establishing Silicon Valley office. With more than 700+ customers across different verticals in India, Nevales is looking to expand its business footprint. To support Nevales’ efforts in this direction, Kaushik Thakkar, Silicon Valley-based entrepreneur and Co-Founder will be taking on as CEO. In his new role as CEO, Kaushik will be in charge of providing strategic direction, creating international opportunities and driving the global eco-system roadmap for Nevales. Ravishankar will take on the role of President – India Operations continuing focus on expanding channel partnerships and enterprise accounts in the Indian market.
Kaushik Thakkar is a seasoned Business and Technology Executive with an international background and strong commercial focus. He has hands-on experience building ventures from inception to companies with global presence and setting up business in Asia, Europe, Latin America and US.
Mr Kaushik Thakkar, CEO at Nevales Networks said, “With our past 3 years focused approach to build a secure, stable and scalable product for the Indian and other emerging market requirements, we believe that we now have a proven platform that is ready for international markets. To meet such demand, and also with the eco system of partners based in the Silicon Valley, we are now establishing our US office, to help make this platform available internationally and to take the company to the next level.”
Mr Pravin Gandhi, Founding Partner at Seedfund and Director on the Board of Nevales Networks said, “Kaushik Thakkar is an experienced leader, with deep domain knowledge and network and we look forward to Nevales benefiting in his new role. The expansion of Nevales in US helps us to present our solution offering in the Silicon Valley and slowly worldwide. India will continue to remain a focal point for the Nevales business. We can now more readily build upon our company’s superior technology, collaborate with other big thinkers in the world’s premier technology hub, and provide our customers worldwide with powerful innovations.”
In addition to Kaushik and CTO Johan Rydell already based out of Silicon Valley, Nevales plans to add product marketing and business development functions among others in the Valley.
Nevales Networks started its operations in 2010, founded by Silicon Valley-based entrepreneur Kaushik Thakkar, along with Sunija Rishi, a marketer and Ravishankar, an experienced Banker. In a short span of time the company has received an overwhelming response and acceptance in the market. Nevales was featured in Techcircle’s Top 10 emerging Indian SaaS companies to watch out for in 2012 and “Nasscom Emerge 50” company for 2011.