San Francisco, CA – December 12, 2017 – CloudShare, a specialty cloud provider that helps software companies replicate complex on-premises IT environments in the cloud for training, PoCs, and sandboxing environments for support and testing, today announced it has expanded its advisory board as part of the company’s growth strategy. The advisory board will work closely with CloudShare’s executive team to support the planning and execution of the company’s business strategy.
“The rise in adoption and maturing of cloud-based solutions and services presents a huge growth opportunity for CloudShare,” said Zvi Guterman, CEO, CloudShare. “The wealth of experience and expertise among our advisory board members provides an invaluable resource for the company. I am excited about their involvement and am confident their guidance will help us take CloudShare to the next level.”
Members of the CloudShare advisory board include:
- Alan Boehme is the global chief technology officer and vice president of information technology innovation at P&G and board member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). Previously, Boehme was CTO of The Coca-Cola Company, where he implemented public cloud and augmented reality technologies, and accelerated the company’s use of big data and analytics. Boehme also led Coca-Cola’s adoption of startup technologies through the creation of The Bridge by Coca-Cola – a unique Commercialization Program for startups, acting as a bridge between the entrepreneurial community and major global markets. Boehme joined the CloudShare advisory board in 2013. He also sits on the boards of VeloCloud, NetSkope, and Nutanix.
- Kevin Francis is the executive vice president of sales at Skuid. Francis has a strong history of success in the software industry. Prior to joining Skuid, he spent more than eight years in sales and alliances leadership at Workday, Inc., where he helped the company grow across multiple geographies and verticals. Francis also held various positions in sales and sales leadership at Oracle, including regional vice president of CRM sales.
- Avery More is venture partner at Menlo Ventures. A seasoned technology advisor who has founded and guided technology startups, More has managed publicly-traded corporations and led mergers, acquisitions and initial public offerings for several companies. More was the founder and CEO of CompuCom, where he grew the company to a $1 billion publicly-traded organization. More was also the first seed investor and mentor for SolarEdge, another company valued at more than $1 billion. Additional career milestones include serving as active chairman of AeroScout, which completed a successful exit in June of 2012, and as board member at Check, which he led to a successful exit in June 2014. More is currently active chairman of Vidyo, AppDome and OverOps, QualiSystems, BuzzStream, and Dome9, and serves on the board of SolarEdge Technologies (NASDAQ:SEDG).
CloudShare helps software organizations grow revenue, increase efficiency and improve the customer experience by making it easy to replicate complex on-premises IT environments in the cloud, with specialized solutions for training, PoCs, and sandboxing for support and testing.
CloudShare customers include many leading software and cybersecurity companies, such as Palo Alto Networks, Atlassian, ForgeRock, Sophos, Dell and HP. To learn more, visit www.cloudshare.com