Kamal Dutta Joins Skillsoft as Managing Director of India

25-year IT Industry veteran to lead growth of corporate learning and talent solution in newly created position


Skillsoft and SumTotal today announced the appointment of Kamal Dutta as Managing Director of India. In this position, Dutta will be responsible for accelerating revenue growth and forging strategic relationships for both brands in the country.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Kamal Dutta to the Skillsoft and SumTotal global leadership teams,” said Chad Gaydos, Chief Operating Officer, Skillsoft. “Kamal has had a strong track record throughout his 25-year career in the IT industry. His experience leading high-performing teams in highly competitive environments at HPE, IBM and Wipro makes him a perfect fit for this most senior new sales leadership role in India.”

“I see tremendous opportunity for Skillsoft and SumTotal in India as most organizations are still in the initial stages of digital transformation,” said Dutta. “We’re witnessing rapid technology shifts and wider adoption of big data, blockchain, robotics and AI, all of which will have a significant impact on organizations and society. Skillsoft and SumTotal are uniquely positioned to be strategic partners in the delivery of engaging learning experiences, training content and talent management solutions that support employee success in our rapidly changing digital world.”

Prior to Skillsoft and SumTotal, Dutta was Managing Director of Asia Growth Countries for HPE Software, which included India, SEA, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Korea. Dutta also served HPE as Vice President of the IT Management Business Unit. He has held many other leadership roles, including Country General Manager of Hewlett Packard Software in India. Dutta earned a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering with specialization in artificial intelligence. He has written books on IT landscape and numerous articles on digital transformation, DevOpsSec and technology trends.

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