Shiva Pillay, Veeam General Manager & Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ), is responsible for leading Veeam’s growth and business operations across the region. Shiva has spent more than 15 years in the IT industry, working across various spaces including Data Protection, Security, SaaS, and Automation.
His experience covers several functions, revenue generation, sales, customer retention, professional services, operations, channel, and alliances in both regional and global capacities, having lived in Australia, the US, and Singapore.
Formerly in senior leadership positions at RSA, EMC, The SCE Group, Prevalent Inc. and SevOne, Shiva joined Veeam in mid-2018 as Vice President of sales and field operations for APJ. During this time, he led inside sales, channels/alliances, pre-sales, cloud service providers with a focus on driving alignment, high growth and optimizing performance and later taking on all responsibility for the region.
Shiva also currently serves as an advisor for several start-up organizations in the US and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and Psychology from the University of Wollongong.