Sudarsana Rao joins Elyctis as global sales director


ID card and ePassport reader firm Elyctis has announced the appointment of Sudarsana Rao as global sales director.

Rao has built his 24-year experience over a career at Identiv, where he has accumulated experiences, giving him a full understanding of Product, Marketing and Sales in the field of smart card readers (contact and RFID) and eID documents. 

Sudarsana started his career at Shuttle Technology, which was acquired by SCM Microsystems, and later became part of Identiv. Over this period, Sudarsana has held a variety of positions including Test Engineer, Product Development Support, Project Coordinator, Technical Support, Sales & Business Development, across various geographies, and finally Product Manager. In this latest position, Sudarsana was responsible for managing the desktop smart card readers product range of Identity BU, in-charge of keeping a close relation with Engineering, Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain and Operations teams, to deliver smart card reader products to governments and enterprises across the globe.

In his new role as Global Sales Director at Elyctis, Sudarsana brings his understanding of the diverse and multiple technologies involved in Government Identity, along with strong negotiation skills, problem-solving abilities, keen client needs assessment, program and project management combined with good communication skills.

Alexandre Joly, CEO of Elyctis comments: “We are pleased to welcome Sudarsana aboard. The experience he has built over two decades will make him an immediately effective addition to our team. His arrival will help us grow our international development in Government ID markets.”

Sudarsana Rao says: ”I am delighted to join Elyctis. The company’s Research & Development, strong international presence, excellent range of products along with its flexibility and customer-friendly approach makes it extremely attractive to organizations worldwide in need of reading Government ID.” 

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