Zyxel Communications Corporation, the networking and information security product manufacturing company and one of the worlds's leading broadband access solutions provider, has appointed Milind Kamat as its principal representative for the country.
Kamat, a distinguished networking and security industry expert, is a certified information systems security professional (CISSP) and a certified ethical hacker (CEH) by qualification. He is the principal consultant, founder and head of technology division, Landmark Management Services. Zyxel has also appointed his company, Landmark Management Services, as their India Liaison Representative Office.
Along with his professional responsibilities at Landmark, Kamat will drive Zyxel's India initiative and position it aggressively in the region in accordance with the company's business strategy. His key result areas for Zyxel in India include the entire marketing and support process, right from assessing the customer requirements for the products to developing modifications and improvements in the products, if required.
Kamat brings to Zyxel his vast experience in techno-marketing of IT hardware and software products, apart from a strong base of consultants from the domain. As an electronics & telecommunication engineer, he has been active in this field in various capacities for over two decades now.
On his new appointment, Kamat said, "With distribution, marketing, sales and technical support facilities and offices in every major market throughout the world, Zyxel is a true global operation that can deliver on its promise to provide the best products to Indian customers today. I look forward to my new role with the company and establishing Zyxel's next-generation networking and information security solutions in the Indian market by working very closely with customers and channel partners."
Prior to establishing Landmark, Kamat was the country manager, Accton Technology Corporation, Taiwan (1996-2003) wherein he successfully established country-wide operations for the company in India. He established Accton India, subsidiary for the business in India and other South Asian countries besides managing Accton's manufacturing activity in India. In his capacity at Accton, Kamat managed business volumes exceeding US$ 4 million for the company.
He has successfully architected the implementation of first VDSL network in Bangladesh, implemented 4,000 node metropolitan area network (MAN), pioneered 'Hot-Spot' setups across leading hotel chains like the Taj Group and implemented many communication services through ISPs, telcos and cable operators.
Kamat, through his professional career spanning two decades, has had successful stints at senior management with Melstar Information Technologies (1992-1996) and Dynalog.(1987-1992) as well.