Ingram Micro Cloud has announced the appointment of Victor Baez as vice president of global cloud channel sales and Rony Lerner as vice president of engineering. Baez will be responsible for furthering the company’s global cloud channel strategy, leading the sales team and delivering on growth and revenue goals. Lerner will oversee technical strategy and execution, thought leadership and innovation, intellectual property protection, and research and development.
“Both Victor and Rony bring a wealth of experience and expertise that will be integral to helping Ingram Micro Cloud realize our important mission of enabling and ensuring the success of cloud through what we call ‘More as a Service,’” said Nimesh Davé, president of Ingram Micro Cloud. “We welcome them to our team and look forward to their experience and enthusiasm as we provide more innovation, more technical expertise and more value to our reselling partners.”
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Victor Baez has a “successful” track record of leading security, cloud and infrastructure technology organizations, most recently at VMware. There he ran worldwide security channel sales after the Carbon Black acquisition. At Carbon Black, Baez and his team built a “strong” ecosystem of advisory and managed services partners that delivered triple-digit platform sales growth ahead of the company’s IPO.
Prior to that, Victor held multiple leadership roles at Microsoft, including the management of worldwide distribution and Indirect Channels. He received his MBA from the University of Chicago.
Rony Lerner brings a more than 20-year background in software development, security, and product development to Ingram Micro Cloud. Most recently, he served as the vice president of engineering and cloud operations at Cedexis (acquired by Citrix), where he spent the past six years building one of the world largest cloud’s DNS PaaS.
Lerner also served as the VP of Research and Development at Tripwire and led the R&D team at Quest Software, overseeing the release of more than 40 products. He graduated from Technion – Israeli Institute of Technology with a B.Sc. in Computer Science.