UiPath, a leading enterprise automation software company, today announced that Chris Weber is joining the Company’s executive team to become its first-ever Chief Business Officer effective April 4, 2022. A former Microsoft executive that brings more than 25 years of enterprise software experience, Weber will be responsible for leading global go-to-market strategy and execution at UiPath, and will guide worldwide sales, services, and other go-to-market operations including its partner organization.
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Weber joins UiPath most recently from Microsoft, where he served as Corporate Vice President of Microsoft’s Corporate and Small and Medium-Sized Business commercial team and led Digital Sales across the commercial business. In that role, Weber helped to transform sales and marketing across the organization and was responsible for leading a team driving growth and new customer acquisition across customer solution areas, including Modern Work, Business Applications, Infrastructure, and Data and Artificial Intelligence. His team also recruited and built one of the world’s largest cloud ecosystems of channel partners. Weber also spent time at Nokia where he led the Company’s re-entry into the North American market.
“It’s an incredible opportunity to join UiPath and lead this highly-talented go-to-market team. The meaningful value that UiPath creates for its customers through its end-to-end automation platform is essential to digital transformation and what is driving the Company’s success,” said Weber. “I’m committed to helping UiPath build on its momentum and allocate resources against its greatest potential. UiPath has a talented management team, a unique culture and purpose, and tremendous potential. I look forward to putting my background and skills to work to help achieve greater results.”
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“UiPath has a track record of growth at scale. Looking ahead, we expect to surpass $1 billion in ARR in fiscal year 2023 in a total addressable automation market of $60 billion. To achieve our potential we are focused on identifying world-class leaders who bring a deep background in scaling and inspiring global teams,” said UiPath Co-Founder and CEO Daniel Dines. “We welcome Chris at this important inflection point for the Company and are fortunate to have experienced and passionate sales leaders in every part of the world who are working relentlessly to support our mission to accelerate the adoption of enterprise automation.”
UiPath also announced that Chief Revenue Officer Thomas Hansen is leaving the Company to pursue other opportunities. Mr. Hansen will remain with UiPath through the end of the first quarter fiscal 2023 to assist with the transition.
“Our leadership team has made significant investments in our go-to-market talent to continue to expand our global reach and to deliver the best experience possible to our customers. We remain committed to the initiatives underway and thank Thomas for his contributions,” continued Dines. “We expect a smooth transition across our go-to-market team as we continue to focus on serving our customers and delivering the promise of automation.”
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