Commvault appoints Mercer Rowe and Edison Peres for key leadership positions.
Commvault has roped in two industry veterans to new strategic and operational leadership roles. Announced at Commvault GO 2019, Mercer Rowe’s appointment, as Vice President, Global Channels & Alliances, and Edison Peres’s appointment as a strategic go-to-market advisor come as the company embraces change and builds an even stronger, world-class sales and go-to-market team.
Mercer Rowe has spent most of the last decade leading channel and alliance organizations for companies like VMware and IBM, where he transformed these vendors and their partners into cloud-first businesses. He served as CEO of VMware and SoftBank’s joint venture in Japan, where he accelerated adoption of cloud environments in the Asia Pacific region. He also led business development and alliances for IBM Watson, expanding the service into China, the Middle East, and many other markets. He spent his early career working with cloud-powered start-ups in the enterprise software and service provider markets, building sales, channel and services organizations.
Edison Peres, who pioneered and led Cisco’s channel organization for 14 years, is a recognized global thought leader and innovator in the technology industry with a track record of working with global companies to facilitate business transformation and improve profitability. He also serves on the Board of Directors for multiple companies.