ORock Technologies Names New Chief Commercial Officer
Former Arrow Electronics Cloud Executive Steve Robinson to Drive Commercial Market Growth
RESTON, Va., Sept. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — ORock® Technologies, Inc., announced today that Steve Robinson has joined its executive leadership team as Chief Commercial Officer and will lead all commercial market activities for ORock. In this leadership role, Robinson will oversee the company’s go-to-market strategy and expansion into highly regulated commercial sectors including financial services, healthcare, and critical infrastructure in addition to the media and entertainment industries.
A seasoned executive with extensive knowledge of the cloud industry and competitive landscape, Robinson’s career spans 20 years of experience in business-to-business strategy, sales, product marketing, platform development, and business development. Previous experience focused on public, private and hybrid cloud solutions within SMB and enterprise market segments.
Robinson joins ORock from Arrow Electronics, where he served as global vice president and general manager of Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions’ worldwide cloud business. In this role, he led unified cloud strategy and go-to-market execution in North America and EMEA, enabling Arrow’s channel customers to capture sales growth and market share on hybrid cloud solutions.
Previously, Robinson oversaw cloud strategy, platform development, and channel enablement at CenturyLink-Savvis, where he drove cloud brokerage and SaaS marketplace programs. He was responsible for UCaaS-VoIP product strategy and management for Qwest Communications. Robinson’s career began in global ERP and enterprise applications and also includes positions at Caterpillar and ASG Software. He holds an MBA from Purdue University Krannert School of Management.
“Steve was an early thought leader within the cloud market and brings us deep expertise across cloud sales, distribution channels, product management, and strategy,” said Gregory Hrncir, co-founder and CEO of ORock. “His understanding of how commercial enterprises are deploying cloud technologies in highly regulated industries will accelerate our ability to penetrate these markets while delivering value to our customers.”
About ORock Technologies
ORock Technologies is a Cloud Service Provider serving Independent Software Vendors and enterprise customers in defense, government, and highly regulated industries. A Red Hat Certified Cloud and Service Provider, ORock operates a private, high-performance fiber optic network and a FedRAMP Moderate open source cloud that meet stringent customer requirements for data security, performance, and compliance. ORock offers several hosting and connectivity options while supporting FedRAMP authorization and lowering cost of ownership for government and commercial enterprises.