Veeam Appoints Rick Jackson as CMO
Veeam Software has appointed Rick Jackson as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Jackson is a seasoned marketing executive who has previously served as the chief marketing officer at Qlik, Rackspace, and VMware. He will head Veeam’s worldwide marketing group as it continues to promote brand preference and continuous growth as the #1 industry leader in Modern Data Protection solutions for Cloud, Virtual, Physical, Hybrid, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), and Kubernetes settings.
Jackson has been at the forefront of technology throughout his career. He joins Veeam following an eight-year tenure at Qlik, where he headed the global marketing department and was a member of the leadership team that converted Qlik into an end-to-end data and analytics SaaS firm. Jackson was also the CMO of VMware, where he oversaw the company’s transition from virtualization to cloud infrastructure and established the Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) initiative. Jackson originally learned about Veeam and its market-leading products at VMware. Jackson holds a bachelor’s degree from California State University, Northridge, with a bachelor’s degree in computer science.
Originally published at https://itvarnews.techplusmedia.com on September 23, 2022.