Newest members of Cloud executive leadership team integral to ‘More as a Service’ strategy
IRVINE, Calif., August 10, 2020—As part of its ongoing mission to fuel the growth of cloud ecosystems, Ingram Micro Cloud today announced the appointment of Victor Baez as vice president of global cloud channel sales and Rony Lerner as vice president of engineering. Baez will be responsible for furthering the company’s global cloud channel strategy, leading the sales team and delivering on growth and revenue goals. Lerner will oversee technical strategy and execution, thought leadership and innovation, intellectual property protection, and research and development.
They join the company’s cloud executive leadership team dedicated to curating key technologies and services for channel resellers to build or expand their own cloud ecosystem that is key to fueling the success of global technology startups.
“Both Victor and Rony bring a wealth of experience and expertise that will be integral to helping Ingram Micro Cloud realize our important mission of enabling and ensuring the success of cloud through what we call ‘More as a Service,’” said Nimesh Davé, president of Ingram Micro Cloud. “We welcome them to our team and look forward to their experience and enthusiasm as we provide more innovation, more technical expertise and more value to our reselling partners.”
Victor Baez has a successful track record of leading security, cloud and infrastructure technology organizations, including VMware, where he most recently ran worldwide security channel sales after the Carbon Black acquisition. At Carbon Black, Baez and his team built a strong ecosystem of advisory and managed services partners that delivered triple-digit platform sales growth ahead of the company’s IPO. Prior to that, Victor held multiple leadership roles at Microsoft, including the management of worldwide distribution, and Tech Data. He received his MBA from the University of Chicago.
Equally impressive, Rony Lerner brings a 20-year background in software development, security, and product development to Ingram Micro Cloud. Most recently, he served as the vice president of engineering and cloud operations at Citrix, where he spent the past six years building one of cloud’s largest PaaS offerings to deliver 99.99% availability. Lerner also served as the VP of Research and Development at Tripwire and led the R&D team at Quest Software, overseeing the release of more than 40 products. He graduated from Technion - Israeli Institute of Technology with a B.Sc. in Computer Science.
About Ingram Micro Cloud
Ingram Micro Cloud brings together innovators and problems solvers to help the world accomplish more. It facilitates and manages the cloud’s complex digital value chain—all powered by CloudBlue technology. Ingram Micro Cloud operates in 64 countries with over 55,000 reseller partners, and its Cloud Marketplace serves 10 million seats, offering more than 120 cloud solutions. With unmatched global reach, easy access to automated go-to-market and integration tools, deep technical expertise, and a curated selection of scalable SaaS and IaaS solutions, Ingram Micro Cloud helps vendors, resellers and managed service providers by offering More as a Service. Detailed information is available at www.IngramMicroCloud.com.
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