Dan Havens will cultivate existing relationships and accelerate adoption of Acronis cyber protection solutions across the enterprises in the Global 2000

Schaffhausen, Switzerland – 27th June 2018 — /BackupReview.info/ — Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection currently celebrating its 15-year anniversary, announced it appointed Dan Havens as its Chief Growth Officer (CGO) to accelerate the adoption of Acronis’ cyber protection solutions across the enterprises in the Global 2000. Havens replaced Larent Dedenis, who will be leading a blockchain Platform-as-a-Servicetechnology startup Chainstack, a yet another Acronis’ spinoff.

In this role, Havens will be responsible for all strategic and enterprise engagements, including strategic partnerships in motorsportand expanding Acronis footprint in the aerospace, automotive, manufacturing, and datacenter industries.

Dan Havens
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Havens brings over 25 years of experience in building software companies having spent the last 12 years specifically in the cloud space. Prior to joining Acronis, Havens helped build and sell numerous start-ups while running the cloud business for Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) where he carried a billion-dollar quota.

Prior to HPE, Havens held the position of VP of Worldwide Sales at Odin (Parallels), where he built out the capacity and lead the expansion of the Odin Automation Cloud Platform beyond the traditional hosting space. These efforts resulted in record growth for the company.

“Acronis has the pillars within its portfolio to address the biggest challenges facing corporate IT today. The shear amount of data being produced and the requirement to protect, defend and drive value from this data has become a monumental challenge to corporate IT. It is now Dan Havens’ responsibility to prove it,” said Jan-Jaap Jager, Chief Revenue Officer at Acronis.

Havens has been a featured speaker and evangelist on digital transformation, hybrid cloud and IoT strategies and is a paid advisor to companies on these topics.

Havens began his career as a Product Manager and Public Speaker for the Boeing Commercial Aircraft Group and holds a BS in Engineering with Minors in Math, Physics, and Speech.

Acronis is currently celebrating its 15-year anniversary. To see the company’s history, please visit https://15.acronis.com/

About Acronis
Acronis sets the standard for cyber protection and hybrid cloud storage through its innovative backup, anti-ransomware, disaster recovery, storage, and enterprise file sync and share solutions. Powered by the Acronis AnyData Engine and strengthened by its artificial intelligence-based ransomware defense and blockchain-based data certification, Acronis solutions deliver easy, reliable, efficient, secure, and private cyber protection for physical, virtual, cloud, mobile workloads and applications.

Founded in Singapore in 2003 and incorporated in Switzerland in 2008, Acronis is currently celebrating its 15-year anniversary as a global leader in cyber protection. Its innovative technology is driven by 100+ patents, developed by 500 engineers, and supported by more than 1,000 employees worldwide. Acronis’ products are used in over 150 countries in more than 20 languages, bringing complete protection for more than 5 million consumers and 500,000 businesses.

Acronis solutions are available worldwide through a global network of service providers, distributors, and cloud resellers. To find out more, visit www.acronis.com

Press Contact:
Katya Turtseva
Acronis International GmbH
+1 (646) 272-9435

Source: Acronis



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