Commvault announced the appointment of Cesar Cid de Rivera as International Vice President of Sales Engineering, to continue to strengthen the company’s go-to-market motion and support the critical work of service teams.
Cid de Rivera brings 25 years of experience in the software industry, including a significant period at Commvault from 2013-2017, when he led the Technical Services Organization in EMEA South. A well-regarded industry veteran, he brings to the business an in-depth knowledge of SaaS and data management with a proven pre-sales and technical consulting track record leading teams recently at ServiceNow, in addition to Pegasystems, Symantec and Veritas.
In his new role, he will report directly to Jason Webber, VP of Global Services, while strongly supporting Commvault International’s SVP and GM, Marco Fanizzi as a key member of the International Leadership team, to encourage the continued expansion of the new International region, consisting of more than 150 countries from its native Spain to New Zealand. Cid de Rivera will lead a high-performing pre-sales and technical team responsible for enabling and delivering Commvault’s industry-leading Intelligent Data Management services to customers and partners.
“We are excited to have Cesar once again be part of the Commvault team, and he is joining us at the perfect time in our evolution as we drive growth across the business,” said Jason Webber, VP of Global Services at Commvault. “Cesar will be an integral part of my General Services Leadership team, and will bring valuable international perspective and competitive perspective to the way we work in the future.”
“In partnership with myself and the broader International leadership team, Cesar will be a great asset to the company as we continue to bring our industry -leading solutions to more customers around the world.” Added Marco Fanizzi, SVP and GM of Commvault International.
Based in Spain, Cid de Rivera rejoined Commvault as the company announced record quarterly and annual results including the incredible growth of the companies Metallic SaaS portfolio that grew from $ 1M to $ 50M ARR (Annual Recurring Revenue) in just six quarters
“Commvault’s focus on our customers and partners as well as the current disruption to change and our approach to it are the main reasons why I was attracted back to the company,” said Cid de Rivera. “I have had many great experiences in my past time with Commvault, and I can’t wait to be a key team member as International VP of Sales Engineering as we realize future opportunities with our clear technology and solution delivery leadership. Commvault’s new corporate structure, leadership, and SaaS functionality with Metallic means we have unlimited possibilities to help our clients and prospects become truly successful. The external view of customer needs makes the biggest difference in the business, and I know that at Commvault, this is where we stand out from the crowd. ”