Area Vice President & Country Head, India Sub-Continent at Citrix Systems
Parag Arora is the Area Vice President & Country Head for the India Subcontinent region at Citrix. His journey with the company started in 2012 when he joined in the capacity of director for enterprise and public sector. As part of this role he is responsible for the company’s entire operations including enterprise and field sales, services, technical pre sales and the post sales functions.
With 16 years of sales experience, Parag is an industry veteran having held key leadership roles during the course of his career. He was earlier associated with Cisco Systems as the Vice president of Banking, Financial Services and Insurance segment; prior to which, he was the Business Manager- Financial Services Industry at Hewlett Packard. Throughout his career, Parag has been lauded for driving transformational business changes through technology lead initiatives for various top BFSI and Oil & Gas enterprises.
Parag is a PGDBM from IIM-B and an Electronics Engineer from Regional Engineering College. In his spare time, he likes reading books on leadership & management, history and fiction and watching F1. As a fitness enthusiast,Parag enjoys participating in marathons, paced weight training and dynamic yoga. His biggest role model is Steve Jobs and firmly believes that one should never stop aspiring for higher achievements.
More than 50% of India's current population is below the age of 25; over 65% is below the age of 35 years. What does this truly imply? How can young people help themselves and the nation? When diving deeper into these questions, we must look at one key sector which has been the driving force in putting India in the top tier globally. The three-decade-old IT-BPO industry…