April 08, 2022
Stuttgart, Germany, October 27, 2016 Nextcloud GmbH, the company behind the next generation privacy-aware open source file sync and share technology continues its aggressive growth strategy with the addition of Andreas Rode as Head of Sales, responsible for driving the Nextcloud sales efforts.
Andreas brings significant sales experience and proven success to Nextcloud, with a background in cloud technologies at Google and EMC. Throughout his career he was responsible for the account management for large industry customers at Oracle and also for global accounts. Later he had build up the partner sales for EMC and started the cloud business for Google in central Europe. Andreas has broad people management experience, build up teams of Account Managers and Sales Consultants and was leading sales teams in different positions. He is specialized in IT/Internet Infrastructure, Enterprise Solutions and Online/Mobile Solutions as well as for small companies as for global enterprises. During his career he was working together with partners in several industries like Automotive, Telecommunication, FMCG, Finance and Media.
“Nextcloud has unique expertise in a very dynamic, quickly growing market”, said Andreas Rode. “It is exciting to join such an experienced team.”
Since its inception earlier this year Nextcloud has continued to expand its engineering team to nearly 20 developers while bringing in employees in support, sales and marketing and releasing Nextcloud 10 with a series of unique features and capabilities around monitoring, securing and controlling file sync and share in large enterprises.
Collaborating closely with Struktur AG, a company with 20 years experience in delivering large scale enterprise solutions to the private and public sector, Nextcloud has capitalized on its significant leadership in engineering and security expertise, aiding major enterprises in Europe, the Americas and Asia in the process of migrating to Nextcloud. Andreas’ over 30 years of expertise will not only accelerate this trend but also help a wider range of customers find a better, more secure and scalable solution for their file storage and sharing needs.
“When rebooting and growing so quickly, it is vital to have an experienced team member who brings a strategic look on building long term relationships with enterprise customers”, said Frank Karlitschek, managing director at Nextcloud. “Hiring Andreas to head up sales is a major step in our expansion efforts, bringing the best talent together to help drive the next stage of innovation and development in the open source file sync and share space.”
D-70173 Stuttgart, Germany