Veritas Technologies, the leader in secure multi-cloud data management, today announced that Oliver Norman has joined the company as VP of Channel & Alliances, EMEAI.
In this role, Oliver will develop and execute a growth-oriented channel strategy that will help to build on the company’s leading position in business and cloud resiliency. He will report to Mike Walkey, Senior Vice President, Global Channel and Alliance at Veritas and will be part of the Veritas International Leadership Team.
Oliver will work with partners to mutually grow channel revenues and drive momentum. He will make it his priority to build knowledge, capabilities, and communication that bring value to partners as more of their customers’ businesses and operations shift to complex multi-cloud environments.
Oliver is a proven technology leader with decades of international sales experience. Most recently, he served as Area Vice President for BMC Software – which helps customers run and reinvent their businesses with open, scalable, and modular solutions to complex IT problems – where he headed up the channel sales function for EMEA. Prior to this, he worked at Morse, a consulting, IT services and technology company, with proven expertise in business applications services and infrastructure services and technology.
Mike Walkey, Senior Vice President, Global Channel and Alliance at Veritas, said: This hire reflects our continued commitment to the channel. Oliver’s knowledge and ability to take a holistic view of our channel business across the EMEAI region will bring great value to our company and our customers. We look forward to him continuing the growth acceleration across our partner ecosystem and driving innovation within our business model. He will also play an integral role in continuing to build and grow a world class channel go-to-market strategy and partner programme for our business.
Mark Nutt, Senior Vice President, International Sales at Veritas, said: Oliver is a fantastic addition to our leadership team and the best choice to lead the expansion and deepening of Veritas’ partner ecosystem. Oliver has a wealth of enterprise sales experience which will be a tremendous asset to both Veritas and our partners. His background as an accomplished IT transformation leader and strategist is a powerful strength that he brings to our executive team.
Oliver Norman, VP Sales International EMEA Channel & Alliances at Veritas, said: Veritas is recognised as the industry leader in business resiliency and data management and is well positioned to help enterprise customers address some of the biggest challenges and complexities they face today as the march to the cloud continues at pace. I am looking forward to working with our channel partners, advancing Veritas’ position as the vendor partner of choice in cloud resiliency and multi-cloud data management.
Outside of work, Oliver loves sport and has previously run for Great Britain, and all three of his children have represented England; his wife Diana is a World Record holder for the track-and-field pentathlon.