SAN JOSE, Calif., June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloud Cruiser, provider of enterprise software solutions for hybrid cloud management, announces that industry leader Dan Gaudreau has joined Cloud Cruiser as its Chief Financial Officer effectively immediately.
Dan Gaudreau has over three decades of experience with both global hardware and software organizations. Before joining Cloud Cruiser, Dan served as SVP Operations and CFO at Actuate, which was acquired by OpenText; Enterprise Information Management leader in January 2015. Previously, Gaudreau was VP Finance and CFO at Plantronics, Inc., where he helped the company achieve record earnings in the two fiscal years following the firm's IPO. Prior to Plantronics, Dan was VP Finance and Operations and CFO at Ready Systems, where he helped guide the company through a large private equity placement. Preceding Ready Systems, Dan was a finance executive at Apple Computer.
"Dan's background and experience at both high growth start-ups and large, established public companies will be invaluable to Cloud Cruiser as we experience growth and scale over the coming years," said Dave Zabrowski, Cofounder and CEO of Cloud Cruiser. "We look forward to Dan playing a critical role in implementing internal financial controls and processes in addition to driving revenue growth and increasing Cloud Cruiser's presence in the dynamic cloud market."
"There are many reasons that I was attracted to Cloud Cruiser, but two stand out," noted Dan Gaudreau. "First the company has strong and proven traction with both customers and partners who represent the world's largest, most successful organizations. Secondly, Cloud Cruiser is laser-focused on solving a growing market pain -- enabling enterprises to optimize their cloud investments -- providing consumption-based analytics for increased business value."
Gaudreau's background also demonstrates solid leadership and he has held numerous Board of Director seats for start-ups and established high-tech companies including Chordiant and Axis Systems.
Cloud Cruiser enterprise software solution for hybrid cloud consumption-based management gives customers detailed insights into cloud usage and costs, enabling IT to deliver the right cloud services to the business at the right time and right levels. By combining metered data collection with organizational and financial data, customers optimize IT investments for business value. Cloud Cruiser goes to market directly and indirectly though strategic partners including AWS, Cisco, HP, Microsoft and Rackspace.
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