Veritas Technologies announced the appointment of George Wong as the new Channel Leader for the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) region. In this role, he is responsible for conceptualizing and leading the APJ channel strategy that will spur Veritas to increase its customer reach and market scale across the region. He will also be focused on developing and nurturing an ecosystem of trusted partners to build capabilities in delivering innovative solutions that covers all platforms from backup and recovery, business continuity, software-defined storage and information governance, to our customers while driving profitable growth.
With over 25 years’ experience in the technology industry, Wong is an industry veteran who has held senior regional channel management positions for global technology enterprises including Oracle, BEA Systems, BroadVision and Digital Equipment. Prior to joining Veritas, Wong was the Group Vice President for Oracle where he was responsible for the business development and partnership functions. Wong was also the former ASEAN Managing Director of BEA Systems before Oracle’s acquisition of BEA.
“Veritas is poised for growth and we are in a position to capitalize on this positive momentum by helping businesses to defy the data deluge they are facing today. I am pleased to bring George onboard to lead and grow our channel business in the APJ region. With George’s experience and proven track record, I am confident that he will be able to accelerate our channel strategy to achieve success for our partners and importantly, expand Veritas’ scale and reach as the leading information management company that helps customers harness the power of their information,” said Mark Nutt, Global Head of Channel, Veritas.
“Partners are our biggest lever for growth and at Veritas, we are committed to the partner community through empowerment, recognition and reward,” said George Wong, Veritas’ APJ Channel Leader. “I am certain that we will be able to further develop and build on the quality partnerships we already have in place to establish ourselves as the top information management company to work with.”