Autodesk appoints Rajiv Nair as Indian Sub Continent regional director

Autodesk, Inc. has appointed Microsoft’s Rajiv Nair as regional director for the Indian sub-continent. Nair was Microsoft Corporation’s Indian subcontinent operations president and Microsoft Asia senior strategic advisor. He is widely credited with building Microsoft’s presence in the subcontinent region over a 13 year period. Nair held several positions with Microsoft including managing director, regional director, and president of the Indian operations. “We are witnessing a period of very rapid growth in the region. Rajiv’s appointment is an extension of Autodesk’s increased focus on the region, and the formation of the APAC Emerging Geo. He brings with him immense experience which Autodesk can leverage in India to achieve our business goals,” said AutoDesk vice president -APAC engineering Geo Dr. Jack Q Gao. Based in New Delhi, Nair will be responsible for Autodesk’s strategy and growth in India.