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CloudBees Names Shawn Ahmed as Chief Marketing Officer

SAN JOSE, Calif. – May 4, 2021 CloudBees, the enterprise software delivery company, today announced Shawn Ahmed as chief marketing officer. The appointment comes at a time of rapid growth in the company’s history as CloudBees surpasses $100M in revenue and elevates its go-to-market strategy to help enterprises and government agencies accelerate innovation and streamline the complexities of software delivery.

Ahmed joined CloudBees in 2018 and has served as senior vice president and general manager, products and solutions marketing. Ahmed played an integral role in repositioning the company’s individual products to a software delivery platform uniquely suited to the needs of global enterprises. In his role as CMO, Ahmed will focus on strengthening the CloudBees brand and establishing a powerful demand generation engine to fuel sales and customer satisfaction at every stage of the customer journey.

“Shawn’s years of experience in tech-forward companies and his deep knowledge of the DevOps industry make him the ideal marketing leader to help accelerate our growth to $200M and beyond,” said Stephen DeWitt, CEO of CloudBees. “Shawn has spent a great deal of time with our customers and has a unique lens through which to envision the future of our marketing organization with a customer-first mindset. Our goal is to help customers create increased business value through their investments in software and Shawn’s role is critical to our long term success and growth.”

Prior to CloudBees, Ahmed was CEO and president of Pivotus (acquired by Kony), head of business analytics at Splunk and vice president and head of enterprise information management at SAP. 

“Enterprises are facing tremendous pressure to deliver powerful software capabilities faster than ever before, but with heightened quality, security and governance requirements,” said Ahmed. “CloudBees is the strategic partner to help our customers unravel the complexities of software delivery to make them more nimble, more profitable and more competitive in a rapidly changing world. The DevOps industry is at a watershed moment and I’m excited to create and lead a best-in-class marketing organization to meet this moment and help our customers deliver more value to their customers through the power of software.”

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CloudBees, the enterprise software delivery company, provides the industry’s leading DevOps technology platform. CloudBees enables developers to focus on what they do best: Build stuff that matters, while providing peace of mind to management with powerful risk mitigation, compliance and governance tools. Used by many of the Fortune 100, CloudBees is helping thousands of companies harness the power of continuous everything and gets them on the fastest path from a great idea, to great software, to amazing customer experiences, to being a business that changes lives.

Backed by Matrix Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Verizon Ventures, Delta-v Capital, Golub Capital and Unusual Ventures, CloudBees was founded in 2010 by former JBoss CTO Sacha Labourey and an elite team of continuous integration, continuous delivery and DevOps professionals. Follow CloudBees on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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