Commvault welcomes Microsoft’s Sarv Saravanan as its 1st chief customer officer

Sarv Saravanan, Chief Customer Officer, Commvault

Tinton Falls-based Commvault on Wednesday said industry veteran Sarv Saravanan has been appointed as its first chief customer officer.

“Sarv joins at a pivotal time,” Sanjay Mirchandani, Commvault CEO and president, said. “In today’s hybrid cloud world, customers need proactive and resilient data protection solutions that reduce complexity and deliver truly exceptional experiences. With Sarv’s leadership, we will continue to exceed these expectations.”

Saravanan has extensive experience building and driving global customer-centric development and delivery organizations. Most recently, he led Microsoft’s Global Delivery Center, which engages with the company’s biggest customers and their strategic partners to accelerate cloud transformations.

Saravanan, who has a master’s in computer science from Bharathidasan University, was recognized by Zinnov for creating and mentoring industry leaders.

“In an industry facing threats that are more autonomous than ever before, customers are looking for unparalleled cyberresiliency know-how and an aggressive roadmap that harnesses the power of AI with the ease of SaaS,” Saravanan said. “By continuing to redefine data protection, Commvault will widen its competitive advantage while furthering its customers’ advantages.”