HyperGrid Accelerates Growth Strategy with Key Executive Appointments
Senior Enterprise Executives Join Company to Drive Go-to-Market Execution and Revenue Growth
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – April 24, 2019 – HyperGrid, a market leader in hybrid Cloud Management Platforms (CMP), today announced the appointment of key executives in sales, marketing and product, achieving a critical milestone of the accelerated growth strategy enacted by newly appointed CEO, Manoj Nair. Joining the Company’s executive team are David Weier as its Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales; Said Syed as Vice President and Principal Technologist, Hybrid Cloud Solutions; and, Peter Lunk as Vice President of Marketing.
“HyperGrid is at an important point in our evolution. We have been recognized by customers and industry analysts for our innovation, and are now perceived as a leader amongst CMP solutions, putting the Company in position for significant growth as more and more businesses move to the cloud,” said Manoj Nair, CEO at HyperGrid. “The leadership experience and proven track records that David, Said and Peter bring in their respective areas will be critical during this next phase of our growth. I am delighted to welcome them to the team and look forward to working with them to capitalize upon our market momentum.”
In his role as HyperGrid’s Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales, Weier is responsible for driving HyperGrid’s enterprise sales strategies, field operations and expanding the sales team to meet increased demand from global enterprises and Managed Service Providers (MSPs). Weier comes to HyperGrid with a more than 20 year track record of surpassing revenue targets at technology companies ranging from early stage startups to large enterprises. Most recently, Weier served as a Vice President of Sales at SignalFx. He has also held senior sales executive positions at companies including E8 Security (acquired by VMware), Solera Networks (acquired by Blue Coat Systems), SilverTail Systems (acquired by RSA), Opsware (acquired by Hewlett-Packard) and PTC, among others.
As Vice President and Principal Technologist, Hybrid Cloud Solutions, Syed is responsible for leading HyperGrid’s solutions development, technical sales engineering and customer success. Syed will drive adoption of the Company’s flagship CMP solution to customers and the larger end user community, develop the technology partner eco-system, and support product development and R&D efforts. Most recently, Syed served as Director UX Design, Hybrid Cloud Product Incubation & Head of HPE DEV at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) where he led strategic programs placing HPE as a leader in the Hyper Converged and Hybrid Cloud space, including the establishment of HPE DEV and HPE DESIGN initiatives. Prior to HPE, Syed has spent time leading hybrid cloud platform and services engineering, product management and sales engineering teams for Verizon Cloud, Dell, VCE and Sun Microsystems.
In his role as Vice President of Marketing, Lunk is responsible for creating market demand and strengthening the HyperGrid brand worldwide. He will focus on driving go-to-market communications strategy, as well as lead HyperGrid’s product line positioning, demand generation, branding and field marketing efforts. Lunk comes to HyperGrid with more than 20 years of marketing and business development experience in enterprise technology and cybersecurity at companies ranging from pre-IPO SaaS startups to Fortune 500 public enterprises. Most recently, Lunk served as Vice President of Marketing at Arkose Labs, a SaaS based security company. Prior to Arkose Labs, Lunk held marketing leadership positions at Menlo Security, Wurldtech, a GE Company, Juniper Networks and Extreme Networks.
HyperGrid is helping enterprises and service providers master the challenge of managing hybrid and multi-cloud environments as requirements and technologies increase in complexity. HyperGrid’s HyperCloud™ Cloud Management Platform helps businesses Cloud Smarter by delivering end-to-end visibility, control, and automation. HyperCloud is powered by a predictive analytics engine with over 400 million benchmarked data points, enabling organizations to efficiently plan, migrate, optimize, manage, and scale their cloud operations. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., HyperGrid supports a diverse global customer base across industry segments including finance, insurance, healthcare, oil & gas, construction, retail, FED/SLED, and telco. For more information, please visit www.hypergrid.com.
Nadia Jamshidi for HyperGrid