May 31, 2012
GlobalOutlook Appoints Global CEO
New Global CEO to focus on global expansion for secure cloud based business email and
unified communication services.
Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 31, 2012 -- GlobalOutlook, a leading secure cloud-based Business Communication
Service provider today announced the appointment of Prabhakar Reddy as their Global CEO. The appointment
follows the February announcement by Naya Ventures that the fund would be committing additional funds to
expand the management team and grow the company’s international customer base.
The hire is part of a series of strategic actions by the company to expand its strong presence in India as a secure
cloud-based Business Communication provider to additional global markets such the Middle East, Sri Lanka,
UK and the US as well as to establish local cloud-based infrastructure capabilities in these market. Reddy’s
appointment follows the announcement from the company in February that Naya Ventures would be committing additional funds to expand the management team and grow the company’s international customer
base and product roadmap.
“We are delighted that GlobalOutlook will benefit from Prabhakar’s strong entrepreneurial, sales and financial acumen in leading the company’s growth and the further penetration of key international markets,” said Dayakar Puskoor, Executive Chairman of GlobalOutlook and Managing Director, Naya Ventures.
Mr. Reddy is responsible for overall strategic growth and global Sales for Global Outlook. He will continue his role as Managing Director of Naya Ventures. Most recently, Mr. Reddy was Managing Director at ANSR Group, a Dallas-based Boutique Global Advisory firm based in Dallas providing Global Sourcing Advisory and strategies for Fortune 500 firms and SMBs where he advised CXO’s on global sourcing strategies. His career includes 15 years of management consulting and leadership roles at Sunoco, Navigant, SunGard and as a cofounder of RiseSmart.com. Mr. Reddy earned a M.B.A from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and his Bachelor of Engineering from Andhra University.
“After my previous experience of seeing its potential for expansion and 300% growth in its customer base as an advisor from Naya, I am extremely excited about joining GlobalOutlook. I am committed to being involved from both a strategic and operational perspective in order to take the company to the next level,” said Reddy. A key initiative for the company is the expansion of its product offering in order to meet the needs of both SMBs and enterprises worldwide. As of May 2012, the company is offering both Sharepoint 2010 and Lync 2010, which provide enhanced features compared to earlier versions and allow for improved communication and collaboration. GlobalOutlook has been able to expand from its initial position of being the first white label Hosted Exchange provider in India to customers across the globe by offering its initial White Label partnerships, Direct Sales Channels and self-service online portal.
GlobalOutlook provides Hosted Microsoft Communication, SaaS Business Communication and Collaboration Solutions. Since its inception in 2007, the founding team of industry veterans and successful entrepreneurs has provided experience and expertise in the mobile, enterprise and consulting sectors to a range of corporate customers worldwide. GlobalOutlook is a portfolio company of Naya Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm that invests in mobile and SaaS start-ups in the US and India. As a business communication services provider, the GlobalOutlook team is constantly working to provide its consumers the latest technologies in the hosted communication, collaboration and SaaS domain. With offices in Dallas, Texas and Hyderabad, India, GlobalOutlook collaborates with both direct customers and partners such as TELCOs, ISPs, MSPs, and ISVs, web hosting companies, data centers and system integrators to define technology standards and to provide communication and collaboration services and tools to global enterprises.
To learn more please visit http://www.GlobalOutlook.com
About Naya Ventures
Naya Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm focused mainly on US and India-based companies. The company invests in and partners with companies that offer products and services in the Mobile and SaaS arenas that have the potential to tap into global markets. Its portfolio companies are characterized by innovative technology, strong management teams with deep industry connections and significant customer traction. Naya Ventures often serves as the initial largest investor and acts as an incubator to the companies and their technologies. For more information, visit www.nayaventures.com.