"Prakash is a dynamic leader with deep knowledge of the APAC market and is highly experienced in creating and implementing market-leading sales and product initiatives and strategies," said Segment chief revenue officer Joe Morrissey.
"During the past three years, he has built and led a robust and successful global solutions engineering organisation which is instrumental in accelerating our business growth. As APAC continues to take on an increased significance for our global business, we are confident that this region will quickly emerge as one of our primary growth engines."
Durgani has more than 20 years' sales and engineering leadership experience in the IT industry. He joined Segment three years ago as head of solutions engineering.
He previously worked for customer engagement provider Opower in a variety of roles, most recently as Asia-Pacific head of client success and solution architecture.
Earlier roles include vice president of engineering at Bubble Motion, and vice president of engineering and operations at Angel.com.
Durgani holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from the University of North Texas.
"With the mobile-first revolution continuing in Asia, and COVID-19 accelerating digital transformation dramatically, there has never been a more important time to help support businesses of all sizes in the region with Segment's Customer Data Platform," he said.
"We already have an incredibly strong presence in Asia Pacific, and I'm looking forward to expanding our footprint even further in the region, and supporting businesses on their quest for new ways of reaching customers."