APAC Issue Q2 2019

20 APAC / Issue Q2 2019 , Spiceworks, the marketplace that connects the IT industry, announced the opening of its India Development Center in Hyderabad, India. The new office expands Spiceworks product, engineering and development footprint beyond North America and furthers the company’s focus on building products and experiences that deliver greater insights for technology buyers, intelligence for technology vendors, and direct connections between buyers and sellers in the $3 trillion IT industry. Additionally, Spiceworks announced the appointment of Talgan Kumar Rao as head of its new Center. With more than 15 years of experience in IT, including senior positions at Microsoft, Syngenta, and Infosys, Talgan will oversee operations, hiring, and day-to- day management of the Center. “I’m excited to lead our operations in India and a team that will help build the IT marketplace technology buyers and sellers across the world use to connect with one another,” said Talgan. “By applying New office will focus on developing products and experiences that enable direct connections between technology buyers and sellers in the global ITmarket. artificial intelligence, natural language processing, and the latest analytics technologies to our unique data set, we have an enormous opportunity to reshape how technology buyers and sellers get their jobs done.” Hyderabad, India will serve as Spiceworks third office — joining its headquarters in Austin, Texas and its European hub in London, in addition to remote employees throughout the United States, Germany, Spain, and Australia. The new Development Center will be comprised of software engineers, product managers, and data scientists. “As an organization serving technology buyers and sellers around the world, it’s imperative our Product and Engineering team is thinking, executing, and working globally as well,” said Manish Dixit, senior vice president of Products and Engineering at Spiceworks. “Our India Development Center will be instrumental in furthering our mission to provide technology buyers and sellers with the insight, intelligence, and connections they need to support their businesses and drive growth.” Spiceworks Opens Development Center in Hyderabad, India