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Qlik Hires Ankur Goel as its Managing Director for India

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Qlik Hires Ankur Goel as its Managing Director for India

CEO Insights Team

Qlik, a US based software company, appoints Ankur Goel as its Managing Director for India. Ankur will be responsible for reinforcing Qlik’s local operations and leverage his expertise to build a stronger nationwide growth. He will be reporting to Geoff Thomas, Qlik’s senior vice president for the Asia Pacific region.

Commenting on his new role, Ankur says, “I am delighted to be part of this high-growth industry and am confident that together, we will drive the company’s mission of empowering people and organizations with the power of data with renewed force. Data is the one link that can enable enterprises, institutions, and projects to make sense of the fragmented, diverse, and complex Indian market. I look forward to contributing to the company’s growth in India, as well as its long-term vision of creating a data-literate world.”

Ankur possesses nearly 20 years of experience in the IT and telecommunication industry, he has held leadership position at various companies like Cisco, Ericsson, Tata, and Siemens.
In his previous role as the Managing Director of Poly he was responsible for the India & SAARC business of the company and as Regional Manager of Cisco Systems; he monitored cloud collaboration strategies, focused at building relationships within Service Provider Accounts.


India is already a strong growth market for Qlik, and we are only scratching the surface of what is possible. Increasing data literacy, and leveraging data analytics and user-driven business intelligence to unleash new insights, represents huge opportunities for the country




Speaking on the appointment, Geoff Thomas states, “We are delighted that Ankur will be leading the next phase of our growth in India. India is already a strong growth market for Qlik, and we are only scratching the surface of what is possible. Increasing data literacy, and leveraging data analytics and user-driven business intelligence to unleash new insights, represents huge opportunities for the country. Ankur’s rich, cross-industry experience of leading teams and his business management skills will be the key to unlocking the next level of transformational growth for the company in India.”

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