Robbins brings Fortune 500 and startup experience to fast-growing organization

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Jan 4, 2017 — / — Code42, the leader in endpoint data protection and recovery, announced that Mike Robbins, former senior vice president of North America commercial business for Salesforce, has joined the company as senior vice president of worldwide sales. Robbins brings his unique experience working with large Fortune 500 companies, such as Salesforce and IBM, as well as startups, including cogniti, Forensic ID and Mezzia.

Mike Robbins
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In his new role as senior vice president of worldwide sales, Robbins will focus on driving sales of Code42, identifying repeatable sales motions and dramatically accelerating growth of new customer acquisition both domestically and internationally.

“We are thrilled Mike has come on board,” said Joe Payne, president and CEO of Code42. “His expertise and ability to coach at all levels of an organization will allow us to continue to add the best organizations in the world to our already extensive customer list.”

“What drew me to Code42 was not only its product, market and leadership, but the commitment to customer success,” said Robbins. “Accomplishing this will allow Code42 to continue offering award-winning products while placing customer success as the top priority for the organization.”

Robbins brings more than 30 years of experience in sales to Code42, as well as serving as founder and CEO of Mezzia and Maquina Venture Group. As a competitive athlete, he also played baseball at the University of Detroit Mercy and spent a few years playing professionally in the Chicago White Sox organization, which instilled in him the importance of building the right team, coaching to the outcome you want, and reaching that goal.

To learn more about career opportunities at Code42, visit

About Code42
Code42, the leader in endpoint data protection and recovery, securely and continuously backs up end-user data for more than 39,000 organizations worldwide, including the most recognized brands in business and education. Our cloud solutions enable IT and security teams to centrally view, protect, and manage end-user data as a critical corporate asset. Code42 limits risk by enabling IT to monitor data movement and use, meet data privacy regulations and recover rapidly from data loss—no matter the cause. Code42 is headquartered in Minneapolis and backed by Accel Partners, JMI Equity, NEA and Split Rock Partners. For more information on the company and its solutions, visit

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