Veritas Appoints Scott Genereux as EVP of Worldwide Field Operations
New senior sales leader to help customers capture the cloud
Mountain View, CA – February 8, 2017 – Veritas Technologies today announced that Scott Genereux has joined the company as executive vice president of Worldwide Field Operations overseeing all aspects of sales, channels, services and support. Genereux is a key member of the Veritas senior leadership team and reports to Veritas CEO Bill Coleman.
In this global role, Genereux is responsible for advancing global sales, services and support to drive the company’s strategy that includes 360 Data Management solutions to help organizations migrate, operate and manage data in the cloud, while extracting new business value.
“Scott brings a unique set of skills and leadership capabilities to Veritas that will help our customers accelerate their digital transformation,” said Bill Coleman, CEO of Veritas. “His extensive experience in cloud computing, software and sales will drive the next phase of our company’s growth and play a critical role in enabling our global sales teams and channel partners to provide industry-leading data management capabilities to customers around the world.”
Genereux is a cloud pioneer with more than 20 years of global experience leading sales across a wide array of industry-leading technology companies. He joins Veritas from Oracle, where he was senior vice president of the company’s Cloud Converged Infrastructure Group and played a key role in helping customers increase productivity and decrease costs across hybrid cloud environments. In that role, Genereux was responsible for customer facing sales, business development, systems engineering, channels and operations.
Previously, Genereux was CEO of Nirvanix, a provider of enterprise-class cloud storage services, which was later acquired by Oracle. Genereux also held leadership positions at QLogic, DataDirect Networks and Hitachi Data Systems.
Genereux holds a bachelor’s degree in management information systems from California State University, Northridge and is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program.
About Veritas Technologies
Veritas Technologies enables organizations to harness the power of their information, with information management solutions serving the world’s largest and most complex environments. Veritas works with organizations of all sizes, including 86 per cent of global Fortune 500 companies, improving data availability and revealing insights to drive competitive advantage. www.veritas.com
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