Santa Clara, Calif. – September 12, 2019 – Veritas Technologies, a worldwide leader in enterprise data protection and software-defined storage, today announced the appointment of Mike Walkey as vice president of global channel sales, strategic partners and alliances. Walkey will be responsible for Veritas’ worldwide ecosystem of channel partners and the company’s alliances with Amazon Web Services, Google, Microsoft and other cloud providers.
“I am thrilled to have Mike join Veritas to strengthen the incredible relationships we have with our channel and alliance partners and drive growth across our new Enterprise Data Services Platform,” said Scott Genereux, executive vice president of worldwide field operations at Veritas. “Mike knows the channel and has a proven track record of building innovative programs that help partners succeed and differentiate themselves in the market.”
Walkey most recently served as senior vice president of strategic partners and alliances at Hitachi Vantara, where he was responsible for leading end-to-end global business unit activities, IT initiatives, online and traditional marketing, partnerships, and business development operations. Prior to Hitachi, he held vice president positions in logistics and product management at Flextronics International, Buy.com, and Ingram Micro.
Walkey has a bachelor’s degree in management from Pepperdine University.
Veritas Technologies is a global leader in data protection and availability. Over fifty thousand enterprises—including 99% of the Fortune 100—rely on us to abstract IT complexity and simplify data management. Veritas Enterprise Data Services Platform automates the protection and orchestrates the recovery of data everywhere it lives, ensures 24/7 availability of business-critical applications, and provides enterprises with the insights they need to comply with evolving data regulations. With a reputation for reliability at scale and deployment models to fit any need, Veritas supports more than 500 data sources and over 150 storage targets, including 60 clouds. Learn more at www.veritas.com. Follow us on Twitter at @veritastechllc.
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