Sunday, February 15, 2009

Ranjan Das

"In spite of the current slowdown, we expect that enterprises in India will continue to invest in business software as a means to achieve greater efficiencies, and better governance. And also to be ready for growth when there is the eventual economic recovery."
Ranjan Das, Managing Director, SAP, Indian Subcontinent
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Murali said...

Ranjan Das is Managing Director of SAP’s subsidiary in the Indian Subcontinent. He has over 15 years of experience in the enterprise software industry, spanning areas such as general management, sales, product development, consulting, and marketing

Ranjan relocated to Mumbai in July 2007 from SAP’s offices in Silicon Valley in the US. At SAP Labs in the US, he co-founded the business unit for xApps, the first packaged composite business applications in the industry. He also led all go-to-market functions at SAP Americas for strategic new solutions such as SAP NetWeaver, Duet; on-demand eSourcing; and solutions in the area of Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC).

Prior to joining SAP, Ranjan was the founder and CEO of Patkai Networks Inc., a Silicon Valley-based venture capital-funded software startup company. Earlier, he held a variety of roles at Oracle Corporation in Redwood Shores, California. He started his career as a software engineer at InterSystems Corporation and Kenan Systems, Inc., both based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Ranjan obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
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both in terms of software license revenue and customer acquisition over 2007. Over the third quarter of 2008, SAP India registered Y-o-Y growth of
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SAP will be investing USD 1 billion in India between 2006 – 2010.
Currently SAP has a direct presence in 9 Indian cities, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
The 3rd largest subsidiary for SAP in terms of employees. It has a total of 5,297 employees comprising of 4,069 at Labs, 887 at GDC and 341 at
Over its first ten years in India, SAP built a customer base of 1,000. With triple digit growth over 2007 and the continued momentum, it now
stands at 3,500.
Subhiksha Retail, India's largest retail chain, was announced as the 1000th SME customer in India. This figure has more than doubled to
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The 5th edition of SAP Summit 2008 - one of the largest IT business events in the country was well attended by over 4,200 participants.
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40% market share in enterprise applications and the leader in the SME market with 27% market share.
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42.5% market share in terms of
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Awards and Recognition
SAP's vast network of partners creates the ideal environment for its clients' growth. Built on a strong foundation of mutual support and
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Combined SDN and BPX Members in India – 1,05,363.
73,76,528 pages viewed each week by members in India.
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SAP India recognized and felicitated 31 customers for excellence at the SAP ACE 2008, which is fast becoming a major Industry Award.
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