New Head of Sales Brings Strategic Leadership, Experience to Grow North and South American Markets
WOBURN, MA. - May 29, 2013 - CloudBees, Inc. , the Java Platform as a Service (PaaS) innovation leader, today announced the hiring of Mike Lambert as vice president of sales, Americas. Lambert brings 20 years of experience in middleware services, sales and marketing to his role at CloudBees. Lambert will be responsible for driving sales of CloudBees cloud services and Jenkins Enterprise by CloudBees software in the North and South American markets.
Lambert's career has included responsibility for new product launch positioning, go-to-market strategy and strategic acquisitions. Prior to joining CloudBees, Lambert was managing director of portfolio solutions at Red Hat where he handled middleware, storage, virtualization and cloud sales for North America. Before joining Red Hat, he was the chief marketing officer and executive vice president of sales at Amentra, where he led the sales team, spearheaded sales efforts in new regions and maintained key industry partnerships. Amentra is a middleware consulting company acquired by Red Hat in 2008.
"We have seen explosive growth in Q1 2013 and are excited to continue our momentum moving into the second quarter, with Mike onboard to focus on the Americas," said Sacha Labourey, founder and CEO, CloudBees. "Mike's background in middleware is perfect for understanding Platform as a Service and the value it offers our customers. The addition of Mike to our leadership team will provide new opportunities for CloudBees to capture the enormous growth potential in North and South America."
"CloudBees has already achieved significant growth milestones in the cloud services market in a short period of time," said Mike Lambert. "We have a great opportunity in front of us to help organizations develop and deploy applications faster, more efficiently and at a lower cost, and I am excited to drive it."
CloudBees (cloudbees.com ) provides a Java Platform as a Service that enables Continuous Cloud Delivery, accelerating the development and deployment of web and mobile applications. With Continuous Cloud Delivery, development teams can quickly deploy applications and make frequent incremental updates to them. By eliminating the friction caused by provisioning, maintaining and administering complex hardware and software infrastructure, CloudBees allows developers to do what they do best: develop cool applications. The CloudBees Platform provides a set of services, instantly activated with a click, that allow developers to rapidly build and run new business applications with zero IT administrative overhead. CloudBees serves the needs of a wide range of businesses from small startups that need to quickly create new on-line businesses, to large IT organizations that need to rapidly respond to dynamic market opportunities. Follow CloudBees on Twitter (@CloudBees) and on Facebook. You can also try CloudBees for free .
Backed by Matrix Partners and Lightspeed Venture Partners, CloudBees was founded in 2010 by former JBoss CTO Sacha Labourey and an elite team of middleware and open source technology professionals.
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