Datto poach former Vodafone Business head of global sales
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
A highly experienced sales leader with an outstanding record in identifying and developing global growth opportunities, Harris joins Datto from Vodafone Business in the UK…
Datto has announced the appointment of Justine Harris as new Sales Director, UK & Ireland.
A highly experienced sales leader with an outstanding record in identifying and developing global growth opportunities, Harris joins Datto from Vodafone Business in the UK, where she was Interim Head of Global Sales, Cloud, and Security.
Prior to that, Justine held the role of Regional Vice President EMEA at Akamai Technologies, responsible for strengthening Akamai’s channel ecosystem and enabling partners to deliver greater value to their customers.
Justine has extensive experience from senior sales positions at CA Technologies, where she developed and delivered sales and go-to-market strategies for CA Technologies’ service provider and cloud solutions, both across EMEA and worldwide.
At Datto, Justine will oversee the continued expansion of the UK and Ireland business. This includes building strong and successful relationships with both existing and new partners in the Datto community and enabling MSPs to unlock new business opportunities
“We welcome Justine to help lead our growing team,” said Mark Simon, Managing Director, EMEA, Datto. “Her outstanding experience in the areas of software, SaaS, and cloud computing are a perfect fit for us.
"With her enthusiastic approach and proven track record in successful channel sales organisations, we are confident that she will accelerate the growth of our partner ecosystem in the region and ensure MSPs are bringing even greater value to their SME customers.”
Harris added, “The world of IT is moving fast. Small and medium-sized enterprises are increasingly looking for an expert partner at their side to help them navigate the complex challenges of data protection, cyberattacks, and critical business processes.
"Datto’s solutions are the most advanced in the market and specifically tailored for MSPs, enabling them to take on this crucial role of strategic IT advisor to a growing number of SME clients. I am thrilled to join Datto during this transformational time of growth in the European channel.”