New executives bring extensive storage, cloud computing and technology startup experience
BOSTON – January 12, 2015 – OneCloud Software, a leader in the fast-growing hybrid cloud management market, today announced the company has added three cloud computing industry veterans to its management team: Brett Johnson, Kerry Kee, and Eric Schott.
Brett Johnson is vice president of sales and business development, responsible for OneCloud Software’s sales and strategic partner execution in the marketplace, including the recruitment and leadership of a world-class sales organization. Johnson has more than 20 years’ experience leading sales and business development organizations in a number of successful early stage companies.
As vice president of engineering at OneCloud Software, Kerry Kee is responsible for all product development and delivery as well as building OneCloud’s high caliber engineering team. Kerry brings more than 20 years of engineering leadership experience from both enterprise and early stage startup companies.
Eric Schott is vice president of product management, bringing over 30 years’ experience delivering innovative technology to the market. Prior to OneCloud Software, Eric served as Executive Director in Dell’s Storage Engineering group, where he led innovations in the EqualLogic product line, and its integration with server and virtualization products.
“Brett, Kerry and Eric are industry heavyweights who bring a wealth of virtualization, storage and startup experience to the table,” said Marc Crespi, CEO at OneCloud Software. “Their expertise will be instrumental to advancing our technology, driving sales and furthering our leadership in hybrid cloud-based disaster recovery.”
Prior to joining One Cloud Software, Johnson was VP of global sales for DynamicOps (acquired by VMware), where he led the company to a market leadership position that included10 consecutive quarters of sales growth, numerous industry awards, and an impressive list of Fortune 100 global customers. Previously, Johnson spent four years with PlateSpin, a recognized pioneer in the virtualization marketplace, where he developed key channel, distribution and customer relationships and managed the enterprise sales organization prior to the company’s acquisition by Novell.
Kee came from Akamai Technologies after opening the Cambridge, MA development office for Verivue, acquired by Akamai in 2012. Kee previously served as VP of engineering for Newbury Networks and Idiom Technologies, and held management and engineering roles at HighGround Systems and EMC Corporation.
Schott joined Dell from EqualLogic (acquired by Dell in 2008), where he led product management, product strategy and roadmaps. Prior to EqualLogic, he served in senior engineering and product management roles at Allaire/Macromedia, and managed storage, file system and web tools technologies at Digital Equipment Corporation.
One Cloud Software recently launched the OneCloud Recovery (OCR) software for integrating existing data centers securely with Amazon Web Services (AWS). OCR bridges the gap between the data center and the large-scale public cloud by providing the automation, scalability, and efficiency necessary to use a hybrid cloud for cost-optimized disaster recovery and business continuity.
About OneCloud Software OneCloud Software simply and cost effectively unlocks the power of the public cloud as a secure enterprise data center extension. Through its patented Automated Cloud Engine™ (ACE), OneCloud quickly and simply auto-discovers a company’s primary infrastructure and sets up a cost optimized replica in the cloud. Policy management capabilities enable business driven protection guidelines for applications and data, and the resulting hybrid cloud includes the automation, scalability and efficiency necessary for applications like disaster recovery and business continuity. OneCloud Software, Simplifying the Cloud. For more information, visit http://www.onecloudsoftware.com/.