Robin Systems Appoints Christian Nall as Vice President of Field Operations
SAN JOSE, Calif., August 15, 2016 – Robin SystemsTM, the first Application-Defined Data Center software company, announced today it has appointed Christian Nall as vice president of Field Operations. Nall, who joins Robin after serving as executive vice president of Sales at analytics company Taykey, will be responsible for building and managing Robin’s sales and field organization. Nall reports to Chief Executive Officer Premal Buch.
“I’m very glad to have Christian on the Robin team as our market expansion continues,” Buch said. “He brings a successful track record in enterprise software sales management that I expect will significantly enhance our deployment and market traction.”
Nall’s prior experience includes serving as EVP of Sales at Electric Cloud and he previously spent 7 years at Composite Software, where he was EVP Field Operations. Prior to Composite he was vice president of worldwide sales at Proofpoint, where he built and managed an enterprise sales team in the U.S., Europe, Middle East and Asia. Other senior sales management roles include tenures with Exigen Group, Portera Systems, Spyglass, Hitachi Data Systems and IBM. Nall holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and marketing from the University of California, Berkeley.
“I am pleased to join Robin at such a key time for the company,” Nall said. “The Robin technology’s promise to transform an enterprise’s IT investment into a strategic advantage is revolutionary in its potential. This should be exciting.”
2016 has been an eventful year for Robin. In April the company announced availability of Containerization Platform for Enterprise Applications, the first Application-Defined Data Center software platform. The company has also been recognized with a number of awards this year, including the Red Herring Top 100, the Golden Bridge Awards, the Stevie Awards and Network Product Guide’s “Startup of the Year.”
About Robin Systems
Robin is an enterprise software company offering industry’s first Application-Defined Data Center software. With a team that includes industry veterans from leading enterprise technology companies such as NetApp, Oracle and Veritas, Robin seeks to disrupt the $20 billion-plus virtualization market with its container-based compute and storage platform software that delivers better performance, higher consolidation and a much simpler application deployment lifecycle than traditional hypervisor-based virtualization. Founded in 2013, the San Jose, California-based company has raised more than $27 million in venture funding from leading investors such as Clear Ventures, DN Capital, SAP’s Hasso Plattner Ventures and USAA.
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