Veritas Technologies, a worldwide leader in enterprise data protection and software-defined storage, today announced the promotion of James Leong as the new Country Manager for Singapore. In his new and expanded role, James will be responsible for leading Veritas’ overall business strategy, sales operations and continuous growth in Singapore.
James has extensive experience in the enterprise technology space. He brings a wealth of leadership experience to Veritas, from building high-performance teams to spearheading go-to-market strategies that resulted in multi-million-dollar projects and successive year-on-year growth. James joined Veritas from Symantec, where he played an instrumental role in achieving significant growth for the public sector business. Prior to Symantec, James was with IBM Singapore, where he consistently drove positive customer engagements and led the IBMx86 server business for more than eight years.
“We are delighted to have James lead our Singapore business. At Veritas, we value the importance of empowering our talents to succeed and grow. In his new role, I am confident that James will continue to deliver excellent results for Veritas Singapore by strengthening on our existing customers and partners’ relationships,” said Ravi Rajendran, Vice President and Managing Director for Asia South Region, Veritas.
“In today’s digital economy, technology is changing businesses faster than ever. Data is driving business transformation and offers both amazing opportunities and enormous challenges. I look forward to leading the team to not only drive greater productivity for our customers and partners, but more importantly, to abstract IT complexity so that they can focus on achieving positive business outcomes,” said James Leong, Country Manager for Singapore, Veritas.
James holds a Bachelor’s degree (First Class Honours) in Information Systems and Management from University of London.