SAP SE executive brings deep knowledge of software and analytics space
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 16, 2019--
Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that Mala Anand,
president, Intelligent Enterprise Solutions and Industries has been
elected to its board of directors, effective March 20, 2019.
Ms. Anand serves as President, Intelligent Enterprise Solutions and
Industries at SAP since October 2016. Prior to that, Ms. Anand served as
the Senior Vice President, Data & Analytics and Automation Software
Platform group at Cisco Systems, Inc. from 2007 to 2016.
“Mala brings an important breadth of experience in the software and
analytics space,” said Mike McMullen, Agilent’s president and CEO. “She
is a well-respected leader who has been at the forefront of digital
innovation her entire career. Her experience will be extremely valuable
as Agilent focuses on the digital lab of the future and enabling our
customers to do more with their data.”
“Mala is an outstanding addition to our board,” said Koh Boon Hwee,
Agilent chairman. “Her depth of experience in technology innovation and
cloud-based strategies brings a critical perspective to the board. I am
pleased to welcome her to the board.”
Ms. Anand has over 20 years of experience leading products and
go-to-market for enterprise-focused software companies. Ms. Anand has
deep expertise in data analytics and automation platforms (real-time
analytics, machine-learning, cloud platforms and distributed computing).
Before SAP and Cisco, Ms. Anand held various senior executive positions
in software products, go-to-market, services, and technology businesses
and holds multiple technology patents. Among other roles, she was
entrepreneur in residence for the noted venture capital firm Kleiner
Perkins Caufield and Byers, and developed software products for Corosoft
(BMC), Rapt (Microsoft), and Beyond, Inc. Ms. Anand also led enterprise
software and go-to-market teams at Oracle and Digital Equipment
Corporation, focusing on software products and technology vision,
go-to-market strategies, and delivering enterprise software and services.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from University of
Massachusetts and a master’s degree in computer science from Brown
“Digital technology in the field of science represents a compelling
opportunity. I am very pleased to join Agilent’s board at this exciting
time as Agilent is looking to bring even more digital capabilities and
tools to its customers,” said Ms. Anand.
About Agilent Technologies
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is a global leader in life sciences,
diagnostics, and applied chemical markets. With more than 50 years of
insight and innovation, Agilent instruments, software, services,
solutions, and people provide trusted answers to customers' most
challenging questions. The company generated revenues of $4.91 billion
in fiscal 2018 and employs 14,800 people worldwide. Information about
Agilent is available at www.agilent.com.
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