Jim Kruger has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) at Veeam after 25 years of experience in leading all facets of marketing.
Veeam, a company with offices in more than 30 countries with its global ecosystem including 68,000 plus channel partners, appoints Jim Kruger as Chief Marketing Officer. With his new role at Veeam, Jim Kruger will lead its global marketing organization. He will try to strengthen the company’s brand name as a prominent provider of backup solutions and cloud data management. Kruger was the Senior Vice President (SVP) of Product & Solution Marketing for Veeam.
He aims to expand the Veeam’s awareness in the cloud market
Ratmir Timashev, Co-Founder and EVP, Sales & Marketing at Veeam talked about Jim Kruger:
“Jim has been a fantastic addition to the Veeam team, and since he joined the company in 2017, he has been instrumental in transforming our messaging, go-to-market programs, and helping us cement our leadership position in the market”.
As we look to the future, in what is a highly competitive market, we need to innovate across every area of the company to meet evolving customer demands. I know that under Jim’s leadership, Veeam’s already industry-leading marketing organization will go from strength to strength.
Before working at Veeam, he was CMO at Intermedia. And before that, he served at various levels at Polycom for 16 years. At the beginning of his career, he got several senior marketing roles with GTE (Verizon) wireless and Palm. He got his MBA from California State University, East Bay, and his Bachelor of Arts from UC Berkeley and has 25 years of experience in the marketing sector.
Jim Kruger also made comments of the enhancements: “The way we interact with data is changing, and companies are looking to embrace multi-cloud solutions to deliver simple, flexible, and reliable ways to manage data, no matter where it resides. Veeam provides the most robust Cloud Data Management solutions on the market, and we can help companies of all sizes manage and protect their data across any environment”.
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This is a great time to be at Veeam – we just announced that we are a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions for the third time – and I look forward to increasing our market share and expanding the awareness of our brand in the company’s second decade of growth.