PRESS RELEASE – Data Republic appoints Head of Sales Asia to lead growth in APAC


Data Republic, Asia Pacific’s leading data sharing governance platform, has recently appointed Raju Bhupatiraju as head of Data Republic’s sales, supporting the company’s expansion into Asia Pacific.

Raju has over 20 years’ experience in enterprise solution sales, building teams from scratch across different technologies and territories in the region. Prior to this, Raju worked with Hortonworks and Oracle, where he led enterprise adoption of emerging technologies, including; applications, Platform, engineered systems, and Cloud, Analytics, and Big Data solutions.

Data Republic Co-founder and CEO Danny Gilligan said:

Raju has been a trusted advisor to enterprise technology clients across the ASEAN region for many years. He deeply understands the challenges companies face balancing innovation and data security in today’s global marketplace and how best to support our customer’s needs.

Data Republic’s technology is already making an impact for Singaporean businesses and having Raju at the helm will boost the growth of the network of organisations who leverage Data Republic’s governance framework and technology.

On his appointment, Raju Bhupatiraju said:

Data has become a huge asset for enterprise organisations, and I have seen first-hand how data-driven innovation is making its way up the priority list for business leaders. Data Republic’s technology created by Danny and his team provides a comprehensive solution for organisations wanting to accelerate data exchange projects and leverage data internally and externally.

I am excited to take this step into a scaleup that has proven success in Singapore, Australia and the United States. I look forward to building the network of businesses across APAC who are transforming their business through data collaboration.

Data Republic’s platform revolutionises data sharing between organisations by providing comprehensive legal, governance and licensing workflows for companies when sharing data. With Data Republic, organisations can share data with confidence that commercial risk is controlled, and that information is de-identified to protect individual privacy. Data Republic was recently accepted into the Accreditation@SGD programme in Singapore.

Mr Gilligan added:

We consider Singapore to be a leading light market in the emerging data economy, combining progressive data policy with forward-thinking, innovative business leaders. We’re excited about the potential here and will continue to grow our local team and footprint.


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