SAN MATEO, Calif., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CloudShare, provider of virtual environments in the cloud, today announced the appointment of Valerie Fawzi as Chief Marketing Officer. Fawzi will be responsible for driving CloudShare's marketing strategy and execution as part of the company's rapid growth in the cloud development and testing market.
Fawzi has more than 20 years of technology marketing experience and has held senior positions managing marketing and communications programs for several leading organizations, particularly in the cloud and Software as a Service spaces. Previously, Fawzi served as the Vice President of Worldwide Marketing for EVault, a Seagate company that delivers cloud storage application services. Prior to EVault, she held marketing leadership roles at several startups including DecisionPoint Software, which she positioned for its ultimate acquisition by Teradata. Valerie also has held several marketing management positions at Autodesk, including leading the global product marketing function for the company's AutoCAD design software and related products.
"CloudShare is now used by more than half of Fortune 100 companies and has grown to become an indispensable virtual lab solution for technical professionals that build, test, deploy and support software applications," said Zvi Guterman, CloudShare Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer. "Our appointment of Valerie as Chief Marketing Officer demonstrates our commitment to accelerating this growth with strong marketing leadership and a focus on delivering customer value."
"I'm delighted to be joining CloudShare, a company uniquely positioned in one of the fastest growing segments of the technology market," said Fawzi. "This is an exciting time in software development – as new platforms, on-demand infrastructure and automation are changing the landscape at a very rapid pace. I look forward to being part of one of the key innovators driving this change."
CloudShare is the leading provider of virtual environments in the cloud. CloudShare's self-service SaaS platform and suite of solutions enable business users to build, freeze and share complex computing environments for development, testing, sales & marketing, and training. CloudShare's on-demand IT environments empower users to kick-start new projects, explore new technologies, develop complex applications and collaborate across teams without battling for limited IT infrastructure resources. Over 175,000 users worldwide and more than half of the Fortune 100 use CloudShare. Headquartered in San Mateo, Calif. For more information, please visit www.cloudshare.com.