Federal Technology Veteran Joins Cohesity to Help Guide Surging Public Sector Business
Former NetApp Public Sector Vice President Mark Weber Will Serve as Advisor to Cohesity’s Board of Directors
San Jose, Calif – June 4, 2018 – Cohesity, the leader of hyperconverged secondary storage, today announced that veteran federal technology executive Mark Weber has joined Cohesity as an advisor to its board of directors and federal sales leadership. Weber, who lead public sector sales at NetApp, will help accelerate Cohesity’s growing presence in the federal IT market.
“Federal customers are large and dynamic with demanding compliance and security requirements, and we are pleased to serve many today, including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the U.S. Air Force, among others,“ said Rob Salmon, COO and president of Cohesity. “Mark’s deep expertise in the public sector and proven sales growth with federal technology will accelerate our ability to serve federal customers and play a key role in guiding our expansion plans.”
Weber is a federal technology executive and leader with over 30 years of experience in technology sales and engineering. Mark served as senior vice president for the Americas at NetApp, leading channels, engineering, professional services, business development, finance, operations, and marketing across North America, South America, and the U.S. public sector. Prior to NetApp, Weber held similar roles for Sun Microsystems.
“In speaking with Cohesity Federal customers, they’re impressed with the significant operational gains and simplicity that Cohesity brings with its modern, web-scale architecture,” Weber said. “Federal customers are already spending a tremendous amount on fragmented, siloed legacy infrastructure, and with Cohesity’s consolidated solution this can help public sector customers dramatically improve their IT environments and reduce total cost of ownership.”
Weber has been recognized with the Institute for Excellence in Sales’ 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award, the Wash100 Exec Ranks as an Innovative GovCon Technologist & Business Leader, the FedScoop50 Industry Leadership award in 2012 and 2013, and the Federal Computer Week’s Federal 100 Award in 2011. Weber currently teaches about sales as an executive in residence at The Catholic University of America.
Cohesity makes your data work for you by consolidating secondary storage silos onto a hyperconverged, web-scale data platform that spans both private and public clouds. Enterprise customers begin by radically streamlining their backup and data protection, then converge file and object services, test/dev instances, and analytic functions to provide a global data store. Cohesity counts many Global 1000 companies and federal agencies among its rapidly growing customer base and was named to Forbes’ “Next Billion-Dollar Startups 2017,” LinkedIn’s “Startups: The 50 Industry Disruptors You Need to Know Now,” and CRN’s “2017 Emerging Vendors in Storage” lists. For more information, visit our website www.cohesity.com and blog https://cohesity.com/blogs/, follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/cohesity and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/3750699/ and like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/cohesity/.
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