Former Juniper Networks Channel Leader Brings 25+ Years Experience to Nutanix
San Jose, California - June 25, 2020 — Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, today announced that it has appointed Christian Goffi as Vice President, Americas Channel Sales, where he will lead Nutanix’s Americas Channel team. Goffi is stepping into the role previously held by Christian Alvarez, who was promoted to Senior Vice President of Worldwide Channels.
“I’m thrilled to be joining Nutanix, a company I’ve admired for its innovative hyperconverged infrastructure, cloud solutions, and customer-first approach,” said Christian Goffi, Vice President of Americas Channel Sales at Nutanix. “There is a great opportunity ahead for Nutanix partners to evolve together with us in this subscription economy in a way that minimizes complexity and maximizes value return for our customers. These are extraordinary times, and I look forward to leading the Americas channel team through the next phase of our evolution.”
Goffi’s experience includes more than 25 years of leading high-performance teams in executive sales and channel management roles at leading technology and telecommunications companies. In his previous role as Sr. Director - Head of Channel & Distribution Sales at Juniper Networks, Goffi held responsibility for over 5,000+ reseller and distributor partners across the Americas. Prior to joining Juniper Networks, Goffi held a number of senior leadership positions at companies like Cyan Inc, Avaya, and Nortel Networks.
Goffi will focus on partner strategy and the execution of go-to-market programs within the Americas to develop sales and distribution programs that help deliver greater business outcomes for customers and partners through Nutanix’s product portfolio. Nutanix’s partners include value-added resellers, distributors, system integrators, strategic OEM partners, and technology alliances – and are key elements of Nutanix’s strategy to accelerate growth in the hyperconverged and hybrid cloud space and better serve our customers.
“As we continue to build out our channel organization in the Americas and enter our next phase of growth, we need a channel sales leader with a transformational, progressive and data-driven mindset that can strategically align the channel with our goals and go-to-market objectives. Christian’s proven record of leading growth companies and his diverse channel experience across geographies, industries and business models will be strong assets for Nutanix,” said Christian Alvarez, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Channels at Nutanix. “Having worked with Christian in the past, I can attest to his entrepreneurial mindset and acute awareness of the channel landscape that make him well equipped to lead our Americas team as we develop new ways to support our partners through digital transformation in order to partner even more effectively.”
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