Intelligent Tech Channels Issue 54 | Page 56

Nutanix names Mandy Dhaliwal as chief marketing officer and Shyam Desirazu as head of engineering
Mandy Dhaliwal , Chief Marketing Officer ( L ) and Shyam Desirazu , Head of Engineering at Nutanix

Nutanix a provider of private cloud , hybrid , and multicloud computing solutions , has announced that it has named Mandy Dhaliwal as chief marketing officer and Shyam Desirazu as head of engineering . Each brings more than two decades of experience building and scaling high performing , mission-driven organisations . They will both report to Rajiv Ramaswami , CEO at Nutanix .

“ Both Mandy and Shyam are exceptional leaders with proven technological savvy and unique insight into what it takes to build and drive industry leading solutions that meet the needs of the market ,” said Ramaswami . “ The addition of Mandy and Shyam to our organisation will be instrumental in driving our vision as Nutanix continues its next phase of growth .”
“ I am very excited about the opportunity to take Nutanix ’ s industry leading cloud platform to market and showcase how we uniquely enable enterprises to modernise their applications and digitally transform their businesses with speed , simplicity and efficiency ,” said Dhaliwal .
Desirazu added that : “ Many businesses today are grappling with the reality of multi-cloud deployments . I believe that hybrid multi-cloud is the future and that Nutanix ’ s fast-moving culture of innovation is uniquely positioned to help customers navigate today ’ s cloud complexities , while deploying solutions that help to future-proof IT .”
Vertiv gets two new channel leads

Data centre infrastructure vendor Vertiv has appointed two new channel leads : Martin Ryder , who will take on the role of channel sales director and Stuart McDougall , who has joined the company as a channel marketing specialist – both for the UK and Ireland .

The appointments are part of a wider strategy to strengthen and invest in Vertiv ’ s channel strategy this year .
Tasked with helping organisations to power their missioncritical applications , Ryder will lead the channel team in supporting businesses distribution partners and resellers . He will report directly to Alex Brew , Sales Director UK and Ireland .
McDougall will be responsible for recruiting , activating and retaining partners and growing investment in the partner ecosystem . He will work closely with key distribution partners to continue driving joint business and winning new customers . Stuart will report to Hannah Sharland , Marketing Manager UK and Ireland .
In his previous role , McDougal was the senior account manager for TPL Digital , a channel marketing agency specialising in helping enterprise software vendors accelerate their channel programs through recruiting , enabling and growing their respective partners . His goal is to attract partnerships with channel distributors and resellers based on trust and growth .
Martin Ryder , Channel Sales Director , Vertiv
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