We are proud to announce that Kris Zimmerman has been named Executive Vice President of Global Sales, a new position within the company.
“Kris has a unique combination of leadership and relationship building skills as well as a deep understanding of how business challenges can be addressed leveraging technology. I have been fortunate to know and work with Kris for over 7 years. She is a consummate professional and we are excited about her taking on this new role,” said Ron Rosansky, President and CEO, Akkadian Labs.
Zimmerman brings over twenty years of industry and sales leadership experience in the collaboration and SaaS space. Prior to her tenure at Akkadian Labs, Zimmerman was a Director of Partner Sales with Cisco, where she held other leadership roles.
Zimmerman will assume responsibility for sales operations as well as Akkadian Labs’ global partner reseller programs. Prior to her new position, Zimmerman was responsible for business development for Akkadian Labs.
“The client facing aspects of this new role are an opportunity to draw upon my years of industry experience in utilizing partner channels to bring solutions to those who need them,” said Zimmerman. “I am looking forward to helping people understand how technology can be an enabler for business transformations,” said Zimmerman.
Zimmerman was named one of the “Top 100 People You Should Know” by Channel Reseller News in 2011. Her background includes key industry experience in both the needs of customer and the partner, having held sales management positions with Xerox, Octel and Avaya.