Research Manager, Asia/Pacific Software Research
Asia/Pacific Software Team
Sabharinath Bala is a Research Manager with IDC's Asia/Pacific Software team. Based in Singapore, he is responsible for software programs with specific focus on leading the enterprise applications market research and related custom projects, as well as driving new research areas associated with software markets. Some of his responsibilities include managing and developing research programs in topical areas critically associated with software markets i.e. business competitiveness, go to market strategies, business strategy development, market analyses and software trackers.
Sabharinath has more than seven years of working experience in the Information Communication Technology (ICT), Information Technology Enabled Services (ITES) and Consulting Industry. He had previously worked in Deloitte and IBM, and has primarily served in the technology sector in research & analysis, pre-sales, solutions design, and corporate strategy development.
Sabharinath holds an MBA (Marketing & General Management) from Thiagarajar School of Management (India) and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Bharathiar University. His areas of interests include strategic consulting for business growth and the impact of disruptive technologies in the markets.