Managing Director, Global Service Provider Business
Cisco India & SAARC
Anand Bhaskar is a seasoned business leader in the IT services industry with expertise in leading large business units, strategic partnerships, and transformation programs across India, Asia-Pacific, and global clients.
At Cisco, Anand is the Managing Director for the Global Service Provider Business for Cisco India & SAARC. He is responsible for business performance across telecom service providers, media, and the entertainment industry.
Before Cisco, Anand managed multiple leadership roles across various multinational organizations. He has over 25 years of industry experience in business development, delivery management, strategic client and partner relationships, leading business transformations, and managing large, multi-cultural teams. Anand has an impressive track record of scaling profitability and leading $250M-1B businesses.
In his earlier role, Anand was instrumental in the growth of the IBM Global Delivery Centers and Solutioning Hubs, as the Program Director for a $2B+ project with one of India’s largest telecom service providers.
Anand has consistently delivered profit and client satisfaction with his unique stakeholder management profile. He has won and renewed large transformational and long-term outsourcing contracts, providing value to clients, and delivering on service excellence.