OverOps Strengthens Leadership Team With Three Key Hires

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Industry veterans join the company to accelerate revenue growth, increase brand awareness and drive a multi-tier channel strategy.

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OverOps, provider of a software reliability platform for high growth companies, today announced it has expanded its executive team by hiring Jeff Miller as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO), Jim Walker as Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Tom Leonard as Vice President of Business Development. The expanded executive team will help accelerate revenue growth, expand brand awareness, drive a multi-tier channel in order to rapidly scale the organization.

“We are thrilled to welcome Jeff, Jim and Tom to the OverOps team,” said Rod Squires, CEO of OverOps. “This is an incredible group of individuals who each have extensive experience servicing customers and scaling world class organizations. Collectively, their experience brings a level of depth and wisdom that will ensure we smoothly and successfully help manage OverOps through our next phase of growth and beyond.”

Jeff Miller brings 20-plus years of software sales leadership experience with a decade long focus on data and developer platforms. He has a successful track record building high velocity enterprise sales organizations and leading them through massive and accelerated growth curves. As CRO at OverOps, Jeff is responsible for all revenue, services and customer success. Most recently, Jeff built out the North America field sales organization at Hortonworks, scaling the team from a handful of early stage sales reps through IPO and into a $200 million annual run rate as a public company. Prior to Hortonworks, Jeff was Chief Revenue officer at Virtustream (acquired by Dell/EMC) and prior to that Jeff ran North American Sales for SpringSource (acquired by VMWare).

Jim Walker is a 20 year veteran of tech and is a developer turned marketer. He has built a career working with companies in emerging technology to help build messaging that defines categories and to implement the frameworks and process necessary to scale organizations. As Vice President of Strategic Marketing, Jim is responsible for the OverOps narrative and will drive field enablement and press/analyst relations. Prior to OverOps, Jim served as VP of Marketing at CoreOS, a leader in the Kubernetes and container market that was recently purchased by RedHat. And while at Hortonworks, Jim was responsible for the message and position that helped create the Apache Hadoop and big data category. He has also helped build high-growth businesses at EverString, Talend, Initiate Systems (acquired by IBM) and Vontu (acquired by Symantec).

Tom Leonard also brings over 20 years of leadership experience to OverOps. He delivers a strategic and revenue driven approach to defining and driving mutually beneficial relationships with system integrators, OEM/ISVs, cloud ecosystem, and alliance and technology partnerships worldwide. At OverOps, Tom drives a multi-tier channel strategy that will influence and drive direct revenue through key partnerships in the software delivery supply chain. Prior to OverOps, Tom was EVP, Sales & Business Development, at Cask Data, a Big Data company recognized for releasing the industry’s first purpose built application server for Hadoop. Tom has also served as Executive Sales and Business Development roles at Pentaho (acquired by Hitachi Ventara), OpenSpan (acquired by Pegasystems), JBoss (acquired by RedHat) and Bluestone Software (acquired by HP).

“It’s rare to see an infusion of such talent like this,” said said Venky Ganesan, Partner at Menlo Ventures. “Jeff, Jim and Tom have incomparable experience scaling out world class enterprise software companies. And combined with the current leadership and the remainder of the OverOps team, this is a force to deal with. We truly have a unique solution that it helps with both speed and reliability of the software delivery process and now it’s time the world finds out about it. It makes us very excited about the future for OverOps.”

About OverOps
OverOps increases developer productivity and allows organizations to accelerate delivery of reliable software. Unlike any other solution, OverOps is present when an application breaks and collects a snapshot of the complete state at the point of execution for both known and unknown issues. This snapshot is used to speed investigation of critical production application errors and can also be used by other tools to optimize delivery of applications from development through production. This enables over 200 enterprise customers such as Comcast, TripAdvisor and Intuit to ship more reliable software. OverOps employs over 80 employees in its San Francisco and Tel Aviv offices.

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