Arsalan R.

Tech solutions professional specializing in IoT sales in Middle East & Pakistan region

United Arab Emirates

'Leadership is unlocking people's potential to become better.' - Bill Bradley As a tech evangelist having 2 decades of experience leading strategic wins in account management and channel development, ...see more

  • Information Technology Data & Telecom
  • Publishing & Printing
  • Sales
  • Product Management
  • ...


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Tech Speaker/Consultant

IDG TECH(talk)
11 months
Current position
Oct 2021 - Present
IDG TECH(talk) Community is an exclusive online community brought to you by IDG (publisher of CIO, CSO, Computerworld, InfoWorld, Network World, and other technology sites). As the worl...see more

Area Sales Manager (Product Manager) - Cisco, Gulf Region [Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman & Pakistan]

Logicom Distribution
3 years
Current position
Feb 2020 - Present
- Leading a team of 10 ppl (sales and pre-sales) across different geographies of Gulf & Pakistan [BKQ+YOP] - Drive and accelerate on the Cisco bookings target of $45MIL yearly across th...see more

Head of Business Development - Azure Cloud & Cybersecurity (UAE Region)

1 year
Jan 2019 - Jan 2020
BitCoreIT brand is represented by the group of companies focusing on innovative solutions and services mainly in the field of Information Management, Networking, Security and Analytics ...see more

Regional Cybersecurity Channel & Alliance Leader - Middle East & Turkey

Akamai Technologies
1 year
Aug 2017 - Dec 2018
- Sales leader for strategic security/cloud services sales (Strategic Channels/Telcos & Enterprise Accounts) in the ME region (business cadence, recruitment, enablement, campaigns, whit...see more

Regional Manager - Strategic & Territory Sales : Gulf Region

Solutions Middle East
2 years
Jan 2015 - Jun 2017
 Launched the cybersecurity BU along with Azure Cloud business targeting mid-market clients/projects in conjunction with selected security vendors and Microsoft Azure & Redington Cloud...see more

Regional Sales Manager - UAE & Qatar

2 years
Oct 2012 - Aug 2014
Developed & launched a region-wide channel initiative (UAE & Qatar) for account penetration and cloud mentoring campaign pertaining to Polycom’s cloud services portfolio for the virtua...see more

Team Lead & Senior Territory Sales Manager - UAE (UC&C and Mid-Market Enterprise)

1 year
Aug 2011 - Sep 2012
Commercial Sales & Channel Ecosystem (Mid-Market) Lead for Video Collaboration related to Tandberg/Telepresence Business in addition to CISCO enterprise sales.

Team Lead & Senior Territory Sales Manager - UAE (Mid-Market Enterprise)

11 months
Aug 2010 - Jul 2011
Tasked with replicating my successes and new business initiatives for the Abu Dhabi territory specifically with regards to commercial and enterprise accounts, targeted towards new accou...see more

Senior Territory Sales Manager - Gulf and Pakistan (Mid-Market Enterprise)

4 years
Feb 2006 - Jul 2010
Opportunity and Business Management: Founding member of the commercial enterprise division at CISCO Middle East HQ as one of the first hires for the region Spearheaded the top green-fi...see more

Business Development Executive - Microsoft

9 months
Mar 2005 - Dec 2005
Key responsibilities:  Played lead role in performing client Requirement Gathering, Pre-Analysis, Rudimentary Solution Definition & Development of complete Functional Specifications. ...see more

Communications Manager

9 months
May 2004 - Feb 2005
Key responsibilities:  Implemented and documented patented Clickmarks integration products & solutions.  Headed content management team handling technical documentation, R&D regardin...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Information Technology Data & Telecom
  • Publishing & Printing

Role experience

  • Sales
  • Product Management
  • Consulting
  • Strategy & Business Development
  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Information Technology