Director of Sales, Asia Pacific

Location: Anywhere in Asia/India , 1 Vacancy - Full-time

What we want to accomplish and why we need you?

Haptik is one of the worlds largest Conversational AI companies, having reached over 100 million devices, and processed over 3 billion conversations till date. Haptik has been at the forefront of the paradigm shift of interaction from clicks to conversations. We have built a robust set of technology and tools that can enable any kind of voice or chat application. With a 200+ strong team, including some of the finest minds in the industry, Haptik is truly poised to lead the Conversational AI revolution. We are enabling bots for all sizes of Enterprises, big and small – come and join us!

As we are expanding our global presence, we are looking for a senior leader to build and scale the Asia Pacific market for Haptik, which includes everything “right of ƒ” including South East Asia, ANZ and Far East. 


What will you do every day?

You will own the business for the region. You will actively prospect clients, build relationships and close business. You will build and manage a team of business development professionals. This person will also be responsible for partner development in the region including system integrators and referral partners. As a key sales leader in the company, you will collaborate closely with various teams including Product Development, Customer Success & Marketing to help drive business in the region.

This position reports into the CEO, overall working closely with the leadership in the company. While you know how to work hard, you also know how to have fun at work and make friends with your colleagues.


Ok, you're sold, but what are we looking for in the perfect candidate?

  • Launch, build and scale the Haptik business across the region. You will be the P&L owner of the entire region.

  • Responsible for quarterly and annual revenue targets of the company in the Asia Pacific region

  • Build and manage the right set of sales and marketing teams as required by business over time

  • Develop deep relationships with partners, customers and general industry insiders

  • Work closely with product & marketing teams to drive overall product strategy and positioning

  • Track progress of market specific business improvements, competitors and measure impact

  • Have a deep understanding of the market requirements and adapt the GTM strategy as needed to establish Haptik as the leading Conversational AI player in the region



  • 10-15 years of experience, preferably in SaaS and building new markets

  • Demonstrated history of building a large software business using direct sales, marketing & channels

  • Meets the values framework of Haptik of having an entrepreneurial DNA, high aptitude and extremely persevering attitude

  • Proven leadership abilities and business acumen

  • Understanding of SaaS and the cloud business

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills


* Requirements is such a strong word. We don’t necessarily expect to find a candidate that has done everything listed, but you should be able to make a credible case that you’ve done most of it and are ready for the challenge of adding some new things to your resume.

Tell me more about Haptik

  • On a roll: Announced major strategic partnership in April 2019 with Jio in a $100 million deal.

  • Great team: You will be working with great leaders who have been listed in Business World 40 Under 40, Forbes 30 Under 30 and MIT 35 Under 35 Innovators.

  • Great culture: The freedom to think and innovate is something that defines the culture of Haptik. Every person is approachable. While we are working hard, it is also important to take breaks to not get too worked up.

  • Huge market: Disrupting a massive, growing AI market. The global market is projected to attain a valuation of $9 billion by the end of 2024.

  • Emerging technology: We are moving to an AI first world, and Haptik is one of the largest AI first companies globally, based out of India.

  • Great customers: Some of the most notable brands in the world - Oyo Rooms, Samsung, Tata Teleservices, Club Mahindra, KFC, Coca-Cola, to count a few.

  • Impact: A fun and exciting start-up culture that empowers its people to make a huge impact.

Working hard for things that we don't care about is stress, but working hard for something we love is called passion! At Haptik we passionately solve problems in order to be able to move faster and each Haptikan imbibes our key values of honesty, ownership, perseverance, communication, impact, curiosity, courage, agility and selflessness.

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