Denodo Announces Key Appointments to Its Leadership Team

The company welcomes two new senior leadership additions to oversee APAC business growth

Singapore, February 01, 2023Denodo, a leader in data management, has announced two recent appointments within the APAC leadership team – Robin Fong as Regional Vice President & General Manager, ASEAN & Korea, and Shanmuga Sunthar Muniandy, as Director of Data Architecture & Chief Evangelist, APAC.

“We are very pleased to have Robin and Shanmuga Sunthar join our leadership team,” said Angel Viña, CEO and Founder of Denodo. “Robin’s extensive sales experience, especially in enterprise data management solutions, will help us better penetrate ASEAN and Korean markets, where we already have a strong presence. As we educate the APAC market with our data integration and data management value propositions, Shanmuga Sunthar’s extensive technical background will be a critical factor in our success in the region.”

Denodo has been significantly growing its footprint in the APAC region, with seven offices spanning Australia, ASEAN, Greater China Region, India, Japan and Korea. Some of Denodo’s noteworthy customers from the APAC region include Toyota Astra Motor, BHP, Johnson & Johnson, Dai Nippon, Hitachi, Obayashi, KDDI and Goldwind.

In his new role at Denodo, Robin will be responsible for sales, business development, customer success and general operations across these regions. Robin brings with him more than a decade of experience in various sales and leadership roles for large and start-up companies like Neo4j, MapR, SAP and Oracle. He is driven by an acute focus to help organisations gain a competitive advantage through analytics, big data, and cloud-native solutions.

“It is a thrilling time to be here at Denodo as there is an enormous potential for companies in Asia looking at optimising their data integration and management infrastructure to execute their digital transformation strategies,” shared Robin. “Denodo has done some amazing things working with companies across a wide array of industries including telecommunications and BFSI, helping companies connect with and harness their data to drive business objectives. I look forward to working with the Denodo team and bringing customers and partners here newer and more innovative solutions that are designed to set us up for growth in the years to come,” he continued.

Joining Robin in the team of senior leadership is Shanmuga Sunthar Muniandy, a veteran in the data management and analytics industry. Shanmuga Sunthar’s newly assumed responsibilities consist of overseeing policies and technologies that form the foundation of data management, and helping organisations uncover solutions to meet the dynamic needs of businesses today.

For over 20 years, Shanmuga Sunthar has garnered experience in the areas of digital transformation, enterprise architecture, big data analytics, and many more. Coupled with his expertise, Shanmuga Sunthar is also fuelled by his passion to understand clients’ business challenges and evangelise the latest technology, solutions, and services to successfully meet clients’ objectives and growth targets.

“I am excited to bring my long-standing technical expertise to Denodo and aid the company in fuelling its reputation for providing trusted enterprise-grade data management solutions,” said Shanmuga Sunthar. “In today’s volatile economy, the ability to intelligently integrate, manage, and deliver data is crucial for business success. It is essential for any modern business looking to thrive in the digital economy to gain and harness actionable insights from their data. I look forward to working with the Denodo leadership team to continue helping our customers unlock value from their data,” he continued.

Denodo, a leader in data management, was recognized as a Leader in the 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Data Integration Tools for a third year in a row, and in the Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Data Fabric, Q2 2022 for a second year in a row. Denodo is the fastest growing vendor among the top 10 data integration vendors according to Gartner Market Share Analysis: Data Integration Software, Worldwide, 2021. Denodo is a leading partner for data management in the APAC region, with knowledge and expertise that runs deep across multiple sectors such as telecommunications, BSFI, education, pharmaceutical, automotive, as well as government. With these new additions to the leadership team, Denodo plans to further amplify its voice within the region and help its clients propel their businesses in their respective industries.

About Denodo

Denodo is a leader in data management. The award-winning Denodo Platform is the leading logical data management platform for delivering data in the language of business, at the speed of business, for all data-related initiatives across the organization. Realizing more than 400% ROI and millions of dollars in benefits, Denodo’s customers across enterprises in 30+ industries all over the world have received payback in less than six months. For more information, visit denodo.com.

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