April 23, 2024

Rick Scurfield Onboarded As Chief Revenue Officer By Vast Data

Global sales leader with a proven track record in driving revenue joins VAST Data to expand global market reach and foster innovative customer solutions
Rick Scurfield, Vast Data Chief Revenue Officer. Image Courtesy: VAST Data

VAST Data, the AI data platform company recently appointed Rick Scurfield as its Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). This strategic hire displays a huge step in the firm’s mission to bring to market the only data platform built for the AI era.

Industry sources added that in this latest role, Scurfield is poised to aid VAST-enabled organizations globally to make their data more meaningful, unlocking radical intelligence and utility.

Industry sources also added that Scurfield, a veteran sales executive in the technology industry, brings a wealth of experience to VAST Data. With a career touting various senior leadership roles, Scurfield has a proven track record of driving sales growth with a customer-first mindset, most notably throughout 20+ years at NetApp. While at NetApp, Scurfield played a pivotal role in transforming the company’s go-to-market (GTM) strategies and significantly boosting revenue streams.

Renen Hallak, CEO and Co-Founder of VAST Data

Renen Hallak, CEO and co-founder of VAST Data commented on Rick’s appointment stating “Rick’s exceptional track record in the tech industry makes him a perfect fit for our ambitious sales goals and expansion into new global markets. We are confident that he will help shape VAST’s sales organization and strategy to further our mission of providing the end-to-end operating system for AI and deep learning deployments to businesses worldwide.”

Rick Scurfield stated on his appointment “VAST Data’s mission extends beyond ambition; it’s a pledge to innovate and remove the obstacles that limit progress within AI infrastructure – by rethinking it entirely. It’s thrilling to join VAST at such a pivotal moment in technology history. As we scale, I look forward to working with the team to drive continued, record-breaking growth and bring the VAST Data Platform to AI-ready organizations worldwide to actively unlock the full potential of their data.”




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