Kaseya, a leading provider of IT systems management software, today announced that Tom Schodorf, senior vice president of worldwide field operations for Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), has joined its Board of Directors.
BOSTON – May 19, 2014 – Schodorf brings tremendous enterprise software industry expertise to his role at Kaseya® based on over 30 years of experience in leadership roles for companies such as Splunk, BMC Software and IBM. At Splunk, the popular software platform that uses machine data to gain real-time operational intelligence, Tom oversees all aspects of global sales and field operations. Tom has been at Splunk since 2009, and has built and delivered an incredibly successful go-to-market machine for the company, driving a ten-fold increase in revenue during this time. Prior to Splunk, Tom spent 17 years in a number of executive positions at BMC Software, including head of Asia-Pacific field sales, and vice president and global general manager of the Identify Business Unit. Mr. Schodorf holds a B.S.B.A from Ohio State University and an M.B.A from the University of Dayton.
“Tom’s deep knowledge of how to grow enterprise software businesses on a global scale is second to none,” said Yogesh Gupta, President and CEO of Kaseya. “We look forward to benefitting from his vast experience, and unique perspective which is directly relevant to Kaseya’s strategic goals.”
This appointment comes during a time of rapid transformation and growth at Kaseya. The company gained new financial backing from Insight Venture Partners last June and brought in a new industry veteran CEO, Yogesh Gupta, and seasoned management team to support its new direction and growth trajectory. In the last six months of 2013 alone, Kaseya’s subscription business grew by over 50 percent and the company added over 500 new customers globally, 60 percent of whom purchased Kaseya’s cloud software offering. Kaseya continues to focus on offerings serving Managed Service Providers and mid-market enterprises.
“I am thrilled to join the Kaseya team, and am extremely enthusiastic about the company’s direction and growth potential,” said Tom Schodorf, Kaseya Board of Directors. “Kaseya has shown tremendous flexibility and speed of execution as it transforms itself into a cloud- and subscription-based company. Its ability to combine the best of organic development with new acquisitions to the portfolio and a renewed customer focus, all position the company incredibly well moving forward.”
Kaseya customers can look forward to learning first-hand about the company’s strategy and direction at Kaseya’s annual user conference, Kaseya Connect, scheduled for April 14-16, 2014 at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas.