Who: Narendra Nayak
What: Appointed as Managing Director of BlackBerry India
When: 27 October 2015
Narendra Nayak was on 27 October 2015 appointed as Managing Director of BlackBerry India operations to steer the restructuring efforts of Blackberry. Nayak succeeded Sunil Lalvani, who resigned from company in June 2015.
Nayak will be responsible for driving BlackBerry’s software and services business through all channels in India including direct enterprise customers, network operators, distribution partners. He will also be responsible for managing growing ecosystems like Value-Added Reseller (VAR), systems integrator and reseller partners.
Prior to this appointment, Nayak was working in venture-funded software company Linguanext Technologies, where he was responsible for growing the business in India and across South East Asia, Middle East and Africa.
Nayak has also served executive roles at CSC, IBM, Motorola and Digital Equipment India.