Cloud Cruiser Announces Two New Executive Appointments; CMO Search Led by Calibre One

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(PRESS RELEASE) – October 28, 2014 – Calibre One client Cloud Cruiser, provider of the only end-to-end solution for hybrid IT consumption-based delivery, announced the appointment of two executives that strengthen the company’s strategy, marketing and operations.

Deirdre Mahon joins as CMO bringing over two decades of experience in enterprise software marketing at both start-ups and large public organizations with a focus on driving sales. Irene Lefton joins as VP Customer Success with many years of experience at numerous international start-ups focused on all aspects of customer service delivery from implementation to training and support.

Before joining Cloud Cruiser, Deirdre Mahon was VP of Marketing at RainStor, provider of Big Data solutions for an analytics archive.  Previously, Mahon was at Oracle and GoldenGate Software where she built up a global team and helped transform the company from delivering products to solutions.  At Cloud Cruiser she is responsible for all facets of marketing including demand generation, product marketing, partner marketing, social, AR and PR.

Irene Lefton comes to Cloud Cruiser from ABBYY USA where she was responsible for building all aspects of customer success including pre-sales, support, and services delivery with a focus on enterprise and improving ROI.  Lefton is also a PSVillage Advisory Board Member assisting with programs focused on connecting and educating Services leaders across the world.  She is currently working on a book titled, ‘Who Speaks for the Customer?’

About Cloud Cruiser
Founded in 2010, Cloud Cruiser provides the industry’s only end-to-end solution that optimizes the delivery of consumption-based IT services for hybrid cloud and traditional computing environments. With Cloud Cruiser, IT professionals successfully transition from an allocation to a consumption-based model and achieve clarity, control and significant cost savings that ultimately create business value. Cloud Cruiser goes to market directly and indirectly through alliance partners including Microsoft, HP, Cisco, Rackspace, AWS and OpenStack.