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Shailender Kumar

Oracle Corporation
Vice President and Regional Managing Director Oracle India

Shailender Kumar is managing director for Oracle India. His primary responsibility is to grow Oracle's business in India, increase Oracle's market share across all product lines and solutions, ensure customer satisfaction, and drive Oracle's corporate citizenship initiatives in the country. As managing director, Kumar leads a team of sales and sales consulting professionals from all lines of business—including technology, applications, middleware, and systems—that is focused on delivering Oracle solutions to more than 7,000 customers in India. Kumar also oversees new businesses such as the public sector unit, geoexpansion into tier 2 and tier 3 markets, key accounts programs, and the cloud business.

Prior to his current role, Kumar was group vice president, key accounts program, and he grew this business into one of Oracle India's most successful programs. Under his leadership, the key accounts team became a significant contributor to Oracle India's overall revenue and a critical asset of Oracle India's growth strategy. He also successfully orchestrated a tightly integrated working model between the line of business leaders and key account directors, which resulted in high profile transformational business for Oracle India. Previously, Kumar served as vice president for India's Oracle Fusion Middleware business.

Before joining Oracle, Kumar was managing director at Quest Software and BEA Systems India Private Limited. In previous assignments, he has held senior positions at Microsoft India and IBM India. Kumar started his career with CMC Limited.

Kumar holds a postgraduate degree in business management from the Institute of Management Technology and received his engineering degree from the Institute of Engineers.

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