Nutanix (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in hybrid multicloud computing, today announced the appointment of Andrew Brinded as Chief Revenue Officer, effective immediately. Brinded succeeds Dominick Delfino, who has stepped down to pursue a new opportunity at another technology company.
“During his five-year tenure at Nutanix, Andrew has demonstrated deep technology sales acumen, a strategic mindset and strong leadership capabilities,” said Rajiv Ramaswami, President and CEO of Nutanix. “Andrew has a strong command of go-to-market strategies and how to drive customer satisfaction. Coupled with his expertise in developing innovative business strategies and identifying and cultivating leaders, Andrew’s knowledge and experience will be valuable assets to Nutanix as we enter our next phase of growth. We are fortunate to have such a deep bench of talent and a truly world-class sales organization, and we are confident that we will continue to build on our momentum under Andrew’s leadership. We thank Dom for his contributions to Nutanix, and we wish him the best in the next phase of his career.”
“I could not be more fond of, and appreciative for, my time at Nutanix since joining the Company in 2017. Nutanix is an outstanding organization with exceptional people, and I’m honored to become CRO,” said Brinded. “I feel fortunate to be supported by such a talented team, and I am excited to hit the ground running. I look forward to working closely with the leadership team as we continue to focus on driving revenue growth and delivering for our customers.”
Brinded joined Nutanix in 2017 and has served in a number of senior sales roles, having most recently served as Senior Vice President & Worldwide Sales Chief Operating Officer. Prior to serving as SVP & Worldwide Sales Chief Operating Officer, Brinded led the EMEA Business at Nutanix. Before joining Nutanix, Brinded served as a Sales & Marketing Director at QiO and previously as a Senior Sales Manager at EMC. Brinded also spent over a decade at IBM, serving in a variety of business development and sales roles.
Updating Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2022 Financial Outlook
Nutanix today is also updating its outlook for its fiscal fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2022 issued on May 25, 2022. Revenue, ACV billings and non-GAAP gross margin are expected to be at or above the high end of the respective prior ranges and non-GAAP operating expenses are expected to be in line with the prior ranges.
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