CloudBees, the enterprise software delivery company, today announced Shawn Ahmed as chief marketing officer. The appointment comes at a time of rapid growth in the company’s history as CloudBees surpasses $100M in revenue and elevates its go-to-market strategy to help enterprises and government agencies accelerate innovation and streamline the complexities of software delivery.
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“Shawn’s years of experience in tech-forward companies and his deep knowledge of the DevOps industry make him the ideal marketing leader to help accelerate our growth to $200M and beyond”
Ahmed joined CloudBees in 2018 and has served as senior vice president and general manager, products and solutions marketing. Ahmed played an integral role in repositioning the company’s individual products to a software delivery platform uniquely suited to the needs of global enterprises. In his role as CMO, Ahmed will focus on strengthening the CloudBees brand and establishing a powerful demand generation engine to fuel sales and customer satisfaction at every stage of the customer journey.
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“Shawn’s years of experience in tech-forward companies and his deep knowledge of the DevOps industry make him the ideal marketing leader to help accelerate our growth to $200M and beyond,” said Stephen DeWitt, CEO of CloudBees. “Shawn has spent a great deal of time with our customers and has a unique lens through which to envision the future of our marketing organization with a customer-first mindset. Our goal is to help customers create increased business value through their investments in software and Shawn’s role is critical to our long-term success and growth.”
Prior to CloudBees, Ahmed was CEO and president of Pivotus (acquired by Kony), head of business analytics at Splunk and vice president and head of enterprise information management at SAP.
“Enterprises are facing tremendous pressure to deliver powerful software capabilities faster than ever before, but with heightened quality, security and governance requirements,” said Ahmed. “CloudBees is the strategic partner to help our customers unravel the complexities of software delivery to make them more nimble, more profitable and more competitive in a rapidly changing world. The DevOps industry is at a watershed moment and I’m excited to create and lead a best-in-class marketing organization to meet this moment and help our customers deliver more value to their customers through the power of software.”
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