SAS appoints Ryan Guadalquiver as new PH Country Manager
SAS, the leader in analytics software and services, has appointed a new country manager for the Philippines, Ryan Guadalquiver, who assumes his new position effective January 1, 2018.
Leveraging on the depth of his expertise in the technology industry and experience handling directorship positions in leading enterprise technology firms, Guadalquiver will now be responsible for managing SAS business activities in-country, encompassing sales growth, customer satisfaction, and partner development.
Guadalquiver will report to SAS Vice President for ASEAN Andy Zook.
“Ryan is well-acquainted with key enterprises in the Philippines and understands the specific challenges faced by these organizations,” said Zook. “His appointment comes at a time of rapid growth for SAS in the ASEAN region, as the rise of digitization here enables the opening of new markets, improvement of service delivery channels and strengthening of institutions. I am excited to have Ryan on board and to see his expertise and leadership skills drive our business forward as we aim to make our analytics solutions the core component of many local operations.”
“After covering Southeast Asia Region, I have seen a large number of enterprises start their transformation journey and the Philippines has been in the forefront of digital transformation. Across the region, organizations are now turning to data analytics as a strategic differentiator,” Guadalquiver said. “This is definitely an exciting time of growth for SAS Philippines and I am honored to be leading this team. I look forward to helping more customers transform their businesses with SAS.”
Guadalquiver has more than 20 years of experience leading some of the biggest global technology companies both at the regional and country level. Prior to his appointment, he was the Regional Sales Director & General Manager for Global Industries, Strategic Alliances, Indirect Sales for South East Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong for Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). Prior to that, he led HP Philippines to become the fastest growing subsidiary in 2016. He also worked as Managing Director for Oracle and handled key leadership positions in various large organizations including LogicaCMG, SchlumbergerSema, Globe Telecom, and Abbott Laboratories. Guadalquiver is an alumnus of Asian Institute of Management (AIM) where he completed his Master’s Degree. He is a graduate in Accounting from De La Salle University and he is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
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