SaaSplaza appoints Eric Serno as new Managing Director for Americas
SaaSplaza, the world’s leading cloud provider of Microsoft Azure and Dynamics Services, announces that Eric Serno has joined the company as Managing Director Americas, to further strengthen the SaaSplaza organization in the USA, Canada and Latin America. Eric Serno has an excellent track record in business and IT, driving operational excellence for customers.
In alignment with the global strategy, Eric will enable continued growth and drive SaaSplaza’s goals for 2019 in the Americas market: giving strength to digital businesses by leveraging the potential of the Cloud. SaaSplaza empowers enterprises who use Microsoft Azure and Dynamics 365 with their Cloud-first strategy by making the technology easier to use, better performing, more secure and cost-effective.
“I am excited to be joining SaaSplaza, who is a clear leader in the managed Cloud computing space and is looking to invest in the next stage of Microsoft Cloud technology,” says Eric Serno. This will be a pivotal year for both the cloud and SaaSplaza, and I look forward to realizing our customers’ and partners’ successes alongside my new cloud-passionate colleagues.”
Berend-Jan van Maanen, the CEO of SaaSplaza adds, “All ISVs and enterprises are becoming more software enabled and going Cloud. Unlocking Cloud potential is part of IT strategy everywhere and we can be their trusted partner globally. Eric’s deep background in software, customer experience and operational excellence give him a great foundation to lead our Americas business. Eric brings a wealth of experience in the Cloud market and strong people skills as part of our global Management Team.”
Olivier Meynier has taken on the role of Global Director Strategic Initiatives, which allows SaaSplaza to accelerate their Indirect Cloud Service Provider (CSP) program, that is strategic to Microsoft and SaaSplaza.
Prior to joining SaaSplaza, Eric ran Business Development and Sales at SaaS leader Zesty.io, where he set the commercial strategy and developed strategic partnerships. Before Zesty.io he implemented Cloud focussed change at Citrix, specifically by developing projects, methodologies and tools as part of their Pre-sales Enablement Program. Eric holds a degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.