nClouds Hires Former IBM DevOps and Cloud Executive as New Chief Marketing Officer
SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — nClouds, a DevOps and cloud consulting partner recently named to CIOReview 20 Most Promising DevOps Solution Providers, has appointed Randy Newell as chief marketing officer. Newell was most recently the IBM executive leading DevOps, IT service management and cloud management marketing. At nClouds, Newell will be responsible for marketing strategy, brand, lead generation and expanding alliances with business partners, including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft and others.
«Randy’s an outstanding addition to our leadership team,» said JT Giri, CEO, nClouds. «He brings domain expertise in DevOps and cloud, and a proven record in category creation and revenue growth. His executive experience with startups and mega brands in software, cloud and professional services is invaluable as we execute against nClouds’ growth objectives.»
Newell is a DevOps advocate who helped define and promote the category working closely with innovators at large enterprises and startups, analysts, technology partners and systems integrators. He co-led the launch of IBM’s DevOps initiative in 2013 and led worldwide DevOps marketing, driving organic revenue growth and successful integration of strategic acquisitions. Under Newell’s leadership, his teams executed integrated digital, event, content and influencer campaigns that exceeded targets.
Newell previously led U.S. field marketing at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) technology practice. He was also the senior marketing and business development executive at VC-backed startups NeuVis, sold to Rational Software (subsequently acquired by IBM), and DataEase, acquired by Sapphire International.
«I am thrilled with nClouds’ momentum and credentials,» said Newell. «More than 100 happy clients, 250-plus DevOps AWS deployments, over 500 deployed pipelines – and a team with deep technical skills and certifications. We’re rolling!»
Newell earned an M.B.A. at New York University and a B.S. at Boston University.
nClouds is a DevOps and cloud consulting partner specializing in continuous integration/ continuous delivery, cloud infrastructure and cloud migration. In July 2017, nClouds was named to CIOReview 20 Most Promising DevOps Solution Providers. nClouds is a certified Amazon Web Services Advanced Consulting Partner, Managed Service Partner and DevOps Competency Partner. The company is headquartered in San Jose, CA and serves more than 100 clients in the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more info, visit: www.nclouds.com and follow at twitter.com/n_Clouds
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