"With vast experience leading teams across the diverse region and the critical management of product life cycle and product integration on enterprise software, cloud computing and data management, Sunil is an ideal choice to head our sales engineering team through our commitment to simplify and support our customer data management journey and our ongoing transformation to hybrid cloud solutions with emerging SaaS technology," said Commvault vice president and managing director for APJ Callum Eade.
"We are thrilled to have him; with a product founder mentality, he will add bench strength to an already future ready organisation, guiding our technology leadership into new directions and building a team of sales oriented engineers enabled with best-in-class portfolio to support our customers and partners."
Mahale has more than 20 years' experience in senior management roles in the IT industry.
He joined Commvault from ThoughtSpot, where he worked as vice president for APJ.
Mahale previously worked as vice president and managing director at Nutanix India, and as vice president for APAC global markets at Hitachi Data Systems.
He previously held senior positions at EMC and NetApp.
Mahale holds a bachelor's degree in computer engineering from the Pune Institute of Computer Technology.