Modius Inc. has announced that industry veteran Mark Stumm has joined the Modius executive management team as vice president of Marketing and Product Strategy. Mr. Stumm is well known and highly regarded in data center management circles from his previous roles at GDCM, Inc., nlyte Software, and Network Harmoni.

“Mark brings a wealth of industry expertise and a proven track record of success to this role,” said Craig Compiano, Modius’ CEO and president. “His deep knowledge of the data center infrastructure management (DCIM) solutions combined with his expansive background in high-tech marketing makes him the ideal person to refine our strategic positioning and extend our brand awareness.”

Stumm brings to Modius over thirty years experience in software development, product management, strategy and marketing. As vice president of marketing, he will be responsible for all outbound marketing activities, including public relations, corporate branding and lead generation. In his role as vice president of product strategy, Stumm will be responsible for assuring that all Modius products and solutions are aligned with evolving DCIM trends, customer requirements and emerging industry regulations.

Stumm joins Modius from his company MESA Consulting Group, a professional services organization providing software development, product management and marketing expertise to high-tech companies throughout California. Previously, he was vice president of Marketing for Global Data Center Management (GDCM), spearheading the company’s launch in the U.S. and rebranding the company as nlyte Software. After running sales and marketing for nlyte Software, Stumm was promoted to vice president of product management, developing the strategic roadmap for all future nlyte products and delivering nlyte Software’s DCIM Discovery and Analytics solutions. Stumm also spent four years at Network Harmoni, a provider of network management solutions for data centers, as vice president of Marketing and Product Management where he repositioned the company for eventual sale to Micromuse, Inc.

“I am very excited to be joining the Modius team, a recognized leader in data center infrastructure management solutions,” said Stumm. “The Modius OpenData platform continues to evolve and the company’s dedication to being an innovator in the DCIM solutions market will continue to fuel our growth and success.”