John Hurley has joined Quantum as chief revenue officer. Hurley is an accomplished sales leader with more than 25 years of experience selling to and growing some of the world’s largest enterprise accounts and building high-performing teams.
His experience will be instrumental in driving Quantum’s global expansion and the company’s evolution from hardware appliance vendor to subscription-based software and as-a-Service provider of comprehensive video and data management and analysis solutions.
Prior to Quantum, Hurley led multiple client segments at Cisco, including his most recent role as vice president, global commercial segment. Hurley also spent several years overseeing Cisco’s service provider business that delivered billions in sales through a strong network of sell to and sell thru partnerships. Additionally, he led transformational enterprise relationships with Cisco’s largest enterprise customers in aerospace and automotive.
“The appointment of John Hurley demonstrates the scope of our ambition as a company. His experience working with the largest global enterprise, commercial and service provider customers will prove invaluable as we accelerate our growth trajectory,” said Jamie Lerner, CEO, Quantum. “We’re now supporting organisations in cloud services, government, media and entertainment, research, transportation, finance and beyond to achieve their digital transformation goals. Not only in the markets we’ve traditionally served, but also in emerging areas that are increasingly harnessing the power of video and data to drive business forward.”
Hurley’s other career highlights include serving as Dell Technologies’ area vice president, Midwest Global/Corporate Business Group, where he led regional sales directors and their teams to support multiple Fortune 100 customers. He also held leadership roles at transformational early-stage software companies, where he helped drive the businesses to successful acquisitions by industry leaders Microsoft and HP.
“I’m excited to be joining Quantum to help accelerate the growth of the company as it evolves into a best-in-class software and as-a-Service company,” said Hurley. “Quantum’s experience in helping clients orchestrate colossal amounts of video and unstructured data sets the company apart from the competition, and I look forward to building on this to generate growth in new markets around the globe.”