- With a career spanning over two decades, working with tech giants like Yahoo!, IBM Labs, and Walmart Labs.
- This appointment signals Atlassian’s commitment to India and its ambition to revolutionise ITSM solutions.
In a move that underscores Atlassian Corporation’s commitment to its Indian operations, the company has appointed Paranth Thiruvengadam as the India Site Leader and Head of Engineering ITSM (IT Service Management). This announcement holds profound implications for Atlassian, a team collaboration and productivity software provider, including popular products like Jira Software, Confluence, Bitbucket, and Trello.
Thiruvengadam brings an impressive track record of over two decades in technology and business leadership roles. His prior positions as Chief Technology Officer at Clear (formerly ClearTax) and MedLife, as well as his senior roles at tech giants like Yahoo!, IBM Labs, and Walmart Labs, have equipped him with a wealth of experience across various domains, from finance and supply chain to healthcare, taxation, and regulatory compliance. His expertise extends to developing SaaS platforms, web applications, and robust infrastructure, making him a valuable addition to the leadership team.
As the company’s India Site Leader, he will oversee the company’s 1700-strong workforce based in India. He will drive the company’s ITSM customer-centric approach, a critical element of the company’s strategy. Rajeev Rajan, Chief Technology Officer at Atlassian, expressed his confidence in Thiruvengadam, highlighting his dual proficiency in engineering leadership and driving product strategy and business metrics. Rajan believes his experience will be pivotal in advancing the company’s ITSM solutions and contributing to its growth in India, recognised as its fastest-growing location.
Thiruvengadam also shared his enthusiasm for his new role, emphasising the unique opportunity to combine technology and business strategy in crafting ITSM products. He sees this as a chance to bring innovation to the enterprise and small business product market. He highlighted India’s strategic importance as a talent hub, enabling the company to access top technologists while maintaining its competitive edge through a deep understanding of customer needs.