He’s Home: Award winning Sitecore Platinum Partner welcomes back Sitecore specialist

Horizontal Digital is thrilled to welcome back Sitecore specialist Nilesh Thakkar. With over 14 years of experience, Nilesh began his career with Horizontal in 2014 in India and then decided to bring his skillset to the Middle East where Sitecore was beginning to make its mark in the region with its growing customer base. Here, Nilesh was involved in delivering major Sitecore programmes in the region for brands such as Dubai Tourism, Meeras Group, Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, Farah Experiences, Expo2020, Emaar and Louvre Abu Dhabi. He is a well-respected member of the Sitecore community in the Middle East and helped incorporate the Sitecore User Group as well as achieving the coveted Sitecore MVP award for several years.  

Horizontal Digital, who work with brands like DP World, Yas Island and ENBD to deliver exceptional digital experiences through web and mobile are doubling down on their growth in this region by almost increasing their workforce over the past 6 months across their Sitecore and Salesforce practices. The Dubai office has also been awarded 4 Sitecore MVPs which is a testament and compliment to the award they received at Sitecore Symposium; Global Expertise in Sitecore Product Knowledge. The first Sitecore Partner to receive this award.  

“I’m so excited to rejoin Horizontal Digital. There are so many familiar faces here, it feels like I never left. I am very excited to start working with our Sitecore customers to help bring to life their digital visions and empower them with Sitecore solutions of the future. I am also looking forward to supporting Horizontal and the Sitecore community here in the Middle East by sharing knowledge and helping grow the user base.” Nilesh said. 

George SmithManaging Director at Horizontal Digital MEA, said “We feel so fortunate to have Nilesh coming back home. Our growth has come from a renewed effort by our customers to push the boundaries of their digital dreams and putting their trust in us to help them achieve them. We are really looking forward to what 2023 brings and Nilesh will be a big part of that success”. 

About Horizontal Digital

Horizontal Digital is an experience forward consultancy that invests in understanding the needs, wants and ambitions of customers through the data unlocked across every digital experience and engagement.  Founded in 2003, Horizontal is an award winning global Sitecore Platinum Partner with more than 100 enterprise customers. With its incredible teams of strategists, creatives, UX, Sitecore developers, and Data scientists; all supported by 14 Sitecore MVPs, and 70+ Sitecore certified consultants in 7 locations across the globe, the company offers key services in Digital Strategy, Creative, UX, Agile Engineering and DevOps. Horizontal Digital is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, with a global presence in Dubai; UAE, Bengaluru, Vadodara and Pune, India; and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 


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