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Veeam appoints John Jester as Chief Revenue Officer

Veeam appoints John Jester as Chief Revenue Officer

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Veeam Software, a leader in backup, recovery and data management solutions that deliver Modern Data Protection, has announced that it has appointed John Jester as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Jester will lead Veeam’s go-to-market growth strategy and help build upon Veeam’s position as a leading provider of Modern Data Protection solutions, spanning cloud, virtual, physical, hybrid, SaaS and Kubernetes.

Jester joins Veeam from a successful tenure at Google Cloud where he helped build the go-to-market organisation through his leadership of the customer experience organisation; in this role, he drove cloud adoption and business value for customers, supporting Google Cloud’s growth to over US$23 billion ARR.

Prior to Google, Jester spent 20 years at Microsoft leading sales organisations and reimagining the GTM across the customer life cycle. Specific roles included Corporate Vice President of Worldwide Customer Success, where he established a new organisation to drive adoption of Microsoft’s cloud services, Vice President Worldwide Specialist Sales, where he led enterprise sales strategy across the full suite of enterprise cloud services, General Manager UK Enterprise and Partner Group and General Manager of Global Accounts, with responsibility for sales to Microsoft’s top 100 enterprise customers. Throughout his career, Jester has worked closely with partners and sees them as integral to crafting solutions for customers.

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