Exotel appoints Promod Pillai as VP and Head of Global Partnerships

Promod Pillai

Exotel, announced the appointment of Promod Pillai as VP & Head of Global Partnerships to its leadership team. Promod’s new role will entail forging alliances with Global System Integrators (GSI) and expanding Exotel’s global footprint through CSP (Communication Service Providers) activities.

Promod has over 20 years of expertise working with global technology firms such as Qubole, IBM, and HCL to create and scale Enterprise Sales and Partnerships. Prior to joining Exotel, Promod worked as Director of IT/ITES Vertical and GSI Business Leader at Check Point Software Technologies, a NASDAQ-listed Cyber Security firm.

“Partnerships is an important growth lever for our full stack initiatives across geographies. I am excited to have Promod onboard to lead Partnerships,” said Sachin Bhatia, Chief Growth Officer of Exotel. “We would be investing in GSI (Global System Integration) partners, ISVs (Independent Software Vendor), CSPs (Communication Service providers) and Startup Ecosystems as part of the Partnerships org.”

Exotel announced two new executive appointments for their Marketing and Delivery & Support departments earlier this quarter. As part of its hyper-growth strategy, Exotel expects to hire 700 new employees this fiscal year, bringing its total workforce to over 1000.

“I am super excited to join Exotel to head their Partnership and Channels. At Exotel today, we are at a unique intersection of modern communication technology, meeting the market demands.  The breadth of Exotel’s offerings and its AI-driven platform provides an end-to-end approach in the customer engagement space,” said Promod Pillai commenting on his new role. “A large, diversified partner ecosystem can leverage our full stack platform for many solutions, especially around cloud & digital modernisation. We will build and scale this ecosystem for better reach, customer serviceability and solution depth across global markets.”