As Aspect Software’s Senior Vice President for Asia Pacific and the Middle East,Jagannath Narendran oversees sales and marketing, customer management andprofessional services. Jagannath brings more than 23 years of executive credentials to Aspect. Hisbackground in various leadership positions in the software and services sector had enabled him to acquire a deep understanding of key customer segments, while gaining a firm appreciation for long- term partner eco-systems and alliance across Asia Pacific, including India, Japan and the Greater China region. Prior to joining Aspect, Jagannath was Microsoft’s Regional Director of Partner Sales &Marketing, Asia Pacific. In his 16-year-career with Microsoft, Jagannath helmed regional and subsidiary roles in enterprise sales, channel management, product and business group management, as well as sales and partnerships for small/medium business and enterprise solutions.Jagannath holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the University of Madras and is an ‘All India Rank Holder in Economics’. As an avid sportsman, Jagannath relishes a good game of golf, cricket or tennis in his personal time.