Anand Bhaskar

Managing Director
Service Provider Business
Cisco India & SAARC

Anand is the Managing Director for the Global Service Provider Business for India & SAARC, where he is responsible for business performance across telecom service providers, media, and the entertainment industry.

Anand is a seasoned business leader in the IT industry with expertise in leading large business units, strategic partnerships, and transformation programs across India, Asia-Pacific, and global clients. He has over 25 years of industry experience in business development, delivery management, strategic client & partner relationships, leading business transformations & managing large, diverse & multi-cultural teams. Anand has an impressive track record of scaling profitably and leading business units ranging from $250M-1B per annum.

Anand has consistently grown order book, revenues, managed profitability in every role. He provides value to clients consistently by developing win-win relationships, meeting expectations, and delivering on service excellence. One of his assets lies in enabling and building strong and diverse teams.

Prior to Cisco, Anand had a two-decade long stint at IBM across multiple leadership roles in India & Asia Pacific.

And has an MBA in Marketing and Finance from Xavier Institute of Management and BE in Mechanical Engineering from SJ College of engineering.