Mercer Rowe and Josh Harbert join Qumulo to expand company’s partner
ecosystem and drive customer growth and engagement
the pioneer and leader of hybrid cloud file storage, today announced the
addition of two key members to its management team: Mercer Rowe as Vice
President of Business Development and Josh Harbert as Vice President of
“Thanks to our customers, Qumulo has taken off and is quickly becoming
an industry standard. We have the right solution, the market for hybrid
cloud file storage has arrived, and it’s time to fuel our go-to-market
strategy with industry leaders like Mercer and Josh,” said Bill Richter,
president and CEO, Qumulo.
Rowe will be responsible for expanding the company’s partner ecosystem
with software application vendors, hardware vendors and public cloud
companies. He will forge and operationalize key partnerships with a goal
of making it easier for customers to buy Qumulo.
Rowe brings nearly two decades of experience with both Fortune 500 and
start-up companies in the enterprise software space. He joins Qumulo
from Avaya, where he was senior vice president and general manager of
the company’s cloud business. Previously, Rowe structured deals to
expand IBM’s Cloud and Watson platforms globally; founded and led a
joint venture in Japan with SoftBank, creating SoftBank’s first
successful cloud platform; and transformed VMware’s partner consulting
organization while also incubating VMware’s owned and operated cloud
Harbert will lead Qumulo’s demand generation strategy and implementation
worldwide. Reporting to chief marketing officer Peter Zaballos, Harbert
brings over 20 years of experience in building and scaling worldwide
demand generation and marketing organizations. Most recently, he served
at enterprise software company Apptio, where he was vice president of
“There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Qumulo, we are
seeing tremendous customer demand worldwide, as well as the incredibly
high caliber of talent we continue to bring on board to fuel that
growth,” said Peter Zaballos, chief marketing officer, Qumulo. “Josh’s
experience building and scaling demand generation for rapidly growing
technology innovators like Apptio will be instrumental as we expand the
category for hybrid cloud file storage.”
Harbert will be responsible for developing and executing measurable,
integrated programs that drive engagement, pipeline, and revenue. He
will oversee Qumulo’s digital demand generation, field and channel
marketing, marketing operations, and events management. Harbert will
also be involved with managing marketing efforts in Europe.
About Qumulo, Inc.
Qumulo, Inc. is the pioneer and leader of
hybrid cloud file storage. Qumulo software gives data-intensive
businesses the freedom to store, manage and access petabytes of
file-based data in the data centre and in the cloud at a global scale.
Founded in 2012 by the inventors of scale-out NAS, Qumulo serves the
modern file storage and management needs of Global 2000 customers. For
more information, visit www.qumulo.com.
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