Cloud Technology Partners Announces Leadership Changes
Company adds strategic hires, promotions and a new Boston headquarters to bolster momentum.
Cloud Technology Partners (CTP)has announced the opening of a new corporate headquarters in Boston, strategic leadership promotions and the addition of two industry veterans. This announcement follows the company’s recent expansion into Europe and will allow CTP to capitalize on its next phase of growth.
“CTP is at an exciting inflection point,” said Chris Greendale, founder and CEO of Cloud Technology Partners. “Our team’s expansion both in the United States and in EMEA supports our rapidly growing footprint in two critical regions. Our newest hires have the background and skills that will take CTP to the next level, and we are confident they will make an immediate impact on our goal to build a great company.”
CTP has announced the following promotions among its executive team:
Bruce Coughlin has been promoted to executive vice president. Based in Boston, Bruce’s primary responsibility includes general management of all of CTP’s customer facing functions from sales through delivery. In his expanded role, he will work with all of CTP’s go-to-market functions including sales, technical pre-sales, marketing and global alliances to build and execute on global expansion strategies. Bruce will also oversee CTP’s Cloud Adoption Program, Digital Innovation and Managed Services practice areas. Bruce has more than thirty years of IT experience and joined CTP shortly after its inception. Prior to CTP, Bruce was the vice president of portfolio and innovation for Siemens IT Solutions and Services.
Jonathan Bumba has been promoted to chief marketing officer. In his expanded role, Jonathan will be responsible for all branding, go-to-market strategy as well as corporate development and new market expansion. Jonathan has more than 20 years of sales and marketing leadership experience, most notably serving as the first World Wide Sales Leader for Azure at Microsoft Corporation, and helped launch Rackspace’s Private Cloud, powered by OpenStack.
CTP has also made several recent strategic hires, including:
Paul Morris has joined CTP as vice president of sales. Paul is responsible for working with CTP’s Sales, Marketing and Alliance teams to accelerate growth in all of CTP’s key vertical markets. Paul has over 30 years of enterprise sales experience. He joins CTP from Intel, where he spent the last 22 years. In his most recent role at Intel, Paul was responsible for leading the large enterprise sales team in North America. In 2012, Paul was honored with the Intel Sales & Marketing Lifetime Achievement Award for excellence and achievement in field sales and sales management. Paul’s impressive background and expertise will allow CTP to further expand its core Cloud Adoption, Digital Innovation and Managed Services programs in the U.S. and beyond.
Dave Clark has joined CTP as vice president of delivery. Dave is responsible for overseeing CTP’s central delivery teams and ensuring that clients receive an exceptional experience working with CTP. He will focus on delivery quality and driving a positive experience for CTP colleagues while reducing delivery risks. Prior to joining CTP, Dave spent the past 25 years working in a variety of technology and professional services leadership roles at companies such as Endeca and NerveWire as well as technical roles at Sprint and Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). Most recently, Dave led professional services, support and pre-sales at Lavastorm Analytics.
Holly Lynch has joined CTP as senior vice president of people and culture and will lead the development and implementation of CTP’s strategic people initiatives. Her priorities will include recruiting top talent to grow an already exceptional team, nurturing and evolving CTP’s unique culture through dynamic growth, and fostering CTP’s excellent employee engagement. Prior to CTP, Holly was the SVP of HR at EnerNOC where she helped to transform the company between industries and scale the organization through multiple acquisitions. She was also SVP of HR at Hologic, a large biotechnology company that went through transformation and growth. Prior leadership positions include Vistaprint and Digitas where she helped navigate the organizational challenges associated with accelerated growth.
CTP has opened a new Boston Headquarters
Outgrowing its second Boston office in less than two years, CTP has opened a new U.S. headquarters in the center of Boston’s Innovation District. The company more than doubled the number of employees in 2016 and is on track to double again this year.
“What we do every day for our clients is hard. We work with the largest companies in the world, using the cloud to help them transform the way they run their businesses,” said Greendale. “In my 40 years in the technology space, I have never been part of a team like this. Every CTP client and employee is valuable to our future. We are doubling our efforts to make working with and working for CTP, the best experience - ever.”