Ashutosh Gupta appointed new LinkedIn India country manager
LinkedIn, the Microsoft-owned professional networking platform, announced the appointment of Ashutosh Gupta as Country Manager for India today.
LinkedIn, the Microsoft-owned professional networking platform, announced the appointment of Ashutosh Gupta as Country Manager for India today. The appointment of Gupta will be functional from September 2, 2019. He will take the place of Mahesh Narayanan, who was Country Manager for India from January 2019 to June 2019.
Gupta is an experienced sales leader with the experience of more than two decades in the Internet and IT & Software Services industries across firms such as Google, Cognizant, LinkedIn, and Infosys. He joined LinkedIn in 2013 to led LinkedIn`s Marketing Solutions (LMS) in India. After that, in 2016, he moved to Singapore to build LinkedIn`s Marketing Solutions Online Sales Organisation for Asia Pacific and China. Since then, he has been serving LinkedIn, Singapore as Director then Senior Director. Now he will relocate to India from Singapore to lead off his new responsibilities in India.
According to IANS, Gupta said that "India is a strategic market for LinkedIn, and its developing economy and dynamic jobs market is ripe with opportunity to add value to our members and customers."
"I also look forward to forging deeper government relationships to inform policy-making with actionable data on jobs and skills, and make LinkedIn an integral part of the national agenda," he added.
Gupta will report to Olivier Legrand, LinkedIn`s Managing Director, Asia Pacific region and will join the company`s APAC senior management team. He will continue to lead the LMS Online Sales Organisation for Asia Pacific and China along with his new responsibility of LinkedIn's country managing role.
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