AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pivot3, a leading provider of intelligent infrastructure solutions, today announced that it has expanded its sales leadership with Dan Flood joining as vice president of U.S. sales. In his role, Flood will lead Pivot3’s U.S. sales teams to drive the company’s continued growth in the enterprise and commercial datacenter markets.
Flood joins Pivot3 from Dell EMC where he served as vice president of sales for its Modern Datacenter Division (MDC) for the Americas Global Accounts team, a $1.2 billion sector of business that represents Dell EMC’s storage, converged infrastructure, hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) and hybrid cloud portfolios. Prior to that, Flood was at Virtual Computing Environment (VCE), which became Dell EMC’s Converged Platforms and Solutions division. At VCE he led the growth of the enterprise and commercial sales and operations business to $500 million annual revenue. VCE was consistently the top performing division in the company, with Flood helping to grow it from a joint venture startup to more than $1 billion in business for Dell EMC, Cisco and VMware.
“Dan brings a wealth of knowledge, energy and experience to Pivot3, including first-hand insight into the complexities and challenges our customers face in building a modern datacenter,” said Rance Poehler, Chief Revenue Officer at Pivot3. “As we grow our sales organization, Dan’s ability to go deep into markets, navigate executive and committee sales and create exponential growth will be essential for the next phase of our expansion. We welcome him to our team and are pleased Pivot3 can attract top-tier industry talent to support our continued rapid growth.”
In his 20 years of experience, Flood has managed sales teams and general business operations for solutions and services across storage, server, network, converged infrastructure, HCI and hybrid cloud markets. As vice president of U.S. Sales for Pivot3, he will help expand and grow the company’s channel program and go-to-market strategy while leading the company’s sales teams to create new revenue streams with IT transformation and datacenter modernization initiatives.
“Pivot3’s ability to support mission-critical use cases at enterprise scale is unlike anything else in the industry,” said Flood. “As we enter the next wave of enterprise digital transformation, I’m excited to be working alongside and leading the Pivot3 sales team. The team is dedicated to helping customers experience the true potential of intelligent infrastructure with solutions that are secure, resilient and scalable, and addressing the changing needs of the modern datacenter.”
Pivot3’s intelligent hybrid cloud and IoT solutions provide security, resilience and management simplicity at scale for customers’ mission-critical environments. Powered by the industry’s only Intelligence Engine, Pivot3 automates the management of multiple, mixed application workloads, delivers industry-leading performance at scale, eliminates unplanned downtime and reduces the cost of traditional IT infrastructure by half or more. With thousands of customers in 64 countries with deployments in education, hospitality, transportation, government, defense, healthcare, gaming, financial services and retail, Pivot3 allows IT to manage complexity at scale through intelligence and automation. Visit www.pivot3.com to learn more.