Being a native Australian all the way from Queensland, Richard is a big Australian Rules Football fan (AFL) and with almost 10 years working for Hyatt International – Asia Pacific early in his career it really is all about the people and exceeding customer expectations which he lives and breathes every day. His high energy, sarcasm and ability to butcher the English language “you got this mate” can often be heard throughout the office. His technology career started with Veritas UK in 2005 leading services and M&A projects for EMEA & APJ prior to Veritas being acquired by Symantec and since has been focused on building go-to-market strategies and sales teams globally for the past 12 years based in Silicon Valley. As CEO, Richard is myopically focused on delivering meaningful outcomes for our customers, employees and partners and sees his role to be more about bringing the right people together, at the right time and putting them in a position to thrive. Before joining CloudPhysics as VP of World Wide Sales in 2013, Richard was leading Global Insights at Symantec and drive GTM strategies for the Emerging Product and Technologies Group.
3 things you may not know about Richard:
- He does a smashing guitar rendition of She Will Be Loved, Maroon 5
- He has flown in a light aircraft (Cessna 172) over the Tasman Bass Strait twice
- Being a keen global traveler has visited 23 countries and 124 cities