Story image

New regional boss as Qlik seeks to tap into rising analytics demand

17 Feb 2017

Qlik has appointed industry veteran Julian Quinn as its Asia Pacific regional vice president as the vendor seeks to tap into the rise of analytics and drive growth throughout the region.

Quinn, who was previously Asia and Japan vice president for Veeam Software, is charged with leading and expanding the vendor’s operations throughout Australia, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and ASEAN.

Mark Thurmond, Qlik executive vice president of worldwide sales and services, says customers across Asia Pacific in a range of different industries have started to harness Qlik’s platform based approach to derive actionable insights.

Those customers include Akindo Sushiro, Baidu, Lazada, Lupin Limited and Teachers Mutual Bank.

“Under [Quinn’s] leadership, even more organisations in the region will be empowered with self-service analytics to see the whole story behind their data,” Thurmond says.

Adds Quinn: “There’s no better time to join Qlik, as we continue to witness the upward surge of embedded, self-service and visual analytics in every sector.

“I look forward to further strengthening Qlik’s position as the leader in APAC in the Business Intelligence and Analytics market segment.”

Quinn has more than 30 years experience in the IT sector.

As well as hisstint at Veeam, he has had roles including Adobe APAC vice president, Borland Asia Pacific vice president, BEA Systems Asia South vice president and ANZ managing director of Netscape.

EXCLUSIVE: Forcepoint global channel chief talks strategy
As a solution sold 100% via the channel, cybersecurity solutions company Forcepoint places a strong emphasis on its partner relationships.
Gold Coast launches Australia’s largest city LoRaWAN network
The network is being made available for commercial use and the deployment of wide-ranging IoT applications.
Leopard Systems win dual Zebra Tech partner awards
Leopard Systems was recognised as Zebra’s highest performing APAC Partner Of The Year and APAC Service Partner Of The Year.
IDC: Semiconductor market declines after three years of growth
However, it says that semiconductor revenues will recover in 2020 and log a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.0% from 2018-2023.
D-Link hooks up with Alexa and Assistant with new smart camera
The new camera is designed for outdoor use within a wireless smart home network.
Virtustream launches new services for cloud applications
The new suite of professional and managed services expands Virtustream’s enterprise application and services solutions.
Secureworks Magic Quadrant Leader for Security Services
This is the 11th time Secureworks has been positioned as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Security Services, Worldwide.
Datto expands A/NZ presence with Sydney office
This investment will enable Datto and its partners to continue to grow and address the IT needs of small and medium businesses (SMBs) in the region.