Rahul Shrivastava

Rahul Shrivastava is Senior Vice President leading sales for the Hi-Tech and ISV vertical at Persistent. In this role, he is responsible for driving go-to-market, sales, business development, client relationships, and growth strategy.

With over 24 years of experience, Rahul brings a diverse background in sales, business development, general management, and delivery across the IT Services industry.

Before joining Persistent, he was Vice President of Sales, Strategy and Business Development at Harman Connected Services for seven years. Prior, Rahul spent over 12 years in senior sales roles at HCL Technologies, working in the Bay Area and India.

His experience includes defining and delivering go-to-market sales strategies for service lines, verticals, and geographies including adjacent functions like pre-sales, inside-sales, and marketing. He is also experienced in working with analysts, advisors and alliances. He has hands-on experience in business planning, P&L, deal constructs, profitability, and contracting. Rahul has a strong background in technology covering all aspects of Product Engineering Services and IT.

Rahul holds a bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from SGSITS, Indore, India. 

Rahul is based out of Bangalore, India. He is married to Upasana, and they have one kid.