Nutanix has announced the promotion of Dr.Markus Pleier to Field CTO EMEA. The promotion is effective immediately and is in reaction to significant growth across EMEA.
Pleier will focus more on Nutanix’s top-tier customers and partners in his new job, forming CXO relationships and gathering technical feedback in order to better align Nutanix’s R&D and product strategy with its customers’ demands. He’ll also work with Nutanix’s marketing teams to assist them in the field at critical marketing and customer events.
Dr. Pleier was previously the Systems Engineering Director for Nutanix in Germany and Austria, where he established a world-class Systems Engineering team. He possesses a degree in medicine from the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and is a graduate computer scientist from the Technical University of Munich.
Commenting on his appointment, Dr. Pleier said: “Organisations are realising the power of hybrid multi-cloud and its promise of agility, flexibility, and scalability. However, through additional engagement with our top customers and prospects we will enable them to reach their infrastructure goals and deliver desired business outcomes to their end customers. This new EMEA role provides me with a platform to help our customers, prospects and Nutanix to grow successfully in the region.”
Rob Tribe, VP Systems Engineering, EMEA, said: “I am excited that Nutanix can continue to build its pre-sales organisation, applying additional resources to focus on our customers and prospects. Markus’s unrivaled technical ability and his proven track record in building and nurturing customer relationships will prove to be invaluable. I congratulate him on his much-deserved promotion, and I look forward to him repeating his past successes to deliver exceptional results in his new role.”