Inc., the leading global provider of IT solutions delivered through
the managed service provider (MSP) channel, announced several key
leadership positions. To help guide the company along its path of
continued global growth, Datto has appointed a new Chief Sales Officer,
Managing Director of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and
Customer Experience Officer (CXO).
To establish and drive Datto’s global go-to-market strategy and
execution for all Datto solutions, the company welcomes Sanjay
Singh as Chief Sales Officer. Singh brings more than 20 years of
operational and general management experience and is focused on growing
the business across the globe. Prior to joining Datto, he was Chief
Operating Officer at Unbxd, Inc., a product-discovery platform that uses
artificial intelligence to anticipate and influence buying behaviors.
Singh also worked for Akamai Technologies for 18 years, most recently as
Senior Vice President of Global Operations and previously held roles in
sales, services, and support.
Datto has appointed Mark
Simon as the new Managing Director of EMEA, where he will lead in a
region that has experienced growth of more than 1,600 MSP partners in
the last 15 months. In this role, Simon is responsible for sales
strategy and execution as well as leadership of Datto’s growing EMEA
presence. Simon joins Datto with 20 years of international experience,
including 14 years at Toluna, a technology provider of digital consumer
insights, where he held various leadership roles, including Managing
Director, North America, Managing Director, UK and Global Head of
Singh and Simon join Chris
McCloskey, who joined Datto in late 2018 as CXO, leading Datto’s
world-class global customer success, technical support, customer
experience and implementation teams. McCloskey’s teams are focused on
providing award-winning service to Datto’s global partner base. Prior to
joining Datto, McCloskey served as Finastra’s Chief Operating Officer
for the Americas and several other roles, including Global Head of
Solutions and Field Operations, and Global Head of Sales Operations.
“Our partners have told us, and we agree, that now more than ever, it’s
a great time to be an MSP. We see promising growth for our partners and
we anticipate that our new executive leaders will help shape and deliver
on Datto’s vision to meet those market demands,” said Tim Weller, CEO at
Datto. “More than 18 months after our merger with Autotask, we’re still
growing our ecosystem. We signed on more than 1,500 new partners since
the start of the year and continue to help them grow their revenue
Gartner predicts that the overall external IT spend of small-to-medium
business (SMB) will reach $1.1 trillion by 2020 and that SMBs invest a
higher proportion of IT spend on external IT solutions and services than
large enterprises1. Datto’s key hires will help the company
stay ahead of the growing demands placed on MSPs globally to provide
these services to their SMB clients. Today, Datto:
Continues to invest in talent, growing staff year-over-year to more
than 1,600 employees.
Has facilities that span 22 offices in nine countries, with four new
office expansions celebrated in the last year.
Serves more than 500,000 SMBs across more than 130 countries through
partnerships with more than 15,000 MSPs.
Protects more than 500 petabytes of end-user data, a nearly 15%
increase from 2018.
Datto’s executive team and expert staff have convened to unveil new
technologies, discuss industry trends, and share growth strategies at DattoCon19,
the largest open-ecosystem event for MSPs in the IT industry with more
than 2,900 attendees, taking place June 17-19 in San Diego, California.
As the world’s leading provider of IT solutions delivered by Managed
Service Providers (MSPs), Datto believes there is no limit to what small
and medium businesses can achieve with the right technology. Datto
offers business continuity and disaster recovery, networking, business
management, and file backup and sync solutions, and has created a
one-of-a-kind ecosystem of partners that provide Datto solutions to half
a million businesses across more than 130 countries. Since its founding
in 2007, Datto has earned hundreds of awards for its rapid growth,
product excellence, superior technical support, and for fostering an
outstanding workplace. With global headquarters in Norwalk, Connecticut,
Datto has international offices in the United Kingdom, Netherlands,
Denmark, Germany, Canada, Australia, China, and Singapore. Learn more at datto.com.
1 (Gartner, Forecast Overview: Small-and-Midsize-Business
IT Spending, Worldwide, 2018, Mikako Kitagawa et al., 30 May 2018)