Titus strengthens commitment to establishing worldwide channel program with appointment of Chief Revenue Officer Mike Kuehn
Ottawa, ON – Titus, a leading provider of data protection solutions and a Blackstone (NYSE:BX) portfolio company, today announced that Mike Kuehn will join the senior leadership team as the Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Mike will be responsible for delivering a partner-centric go-to-market model that significantly accelerates the company’s growth objectives.
Mike brings more than 25 years of experience leading worldwide sales and channel programs with repeated success in creating and driving world-class sales execution models. Prior to joining TITUS, Mike served as Vice President – Worldwide Partners and General Manager – MSP Sales for Actifio, the world’s leading enterprise Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) software provider. Mike also spent several years growing the sales and partner organization as a vice president with Syncsort, a global leader in data management and data protection software. As a senior executive with both companies, Mike demonstrated success in selling to businesses of all sizes, including Fortune 500 companies, as well as channel partners, resellers, systems integrators and managed service providers.
“TITUS’ recent success selling to top-tier organizations across multiple verticals means it’s time to expand our sales capabilities to include a channel partner strategy,” said Jim Barkdoll, CEO for TITUS. “Mike’s unique skills and leadership in building partner programs and growing worldwide sales teams makes him a great fit for TITUS. We’re thrilled to welcome Mike to the TITUS team.”
“I am excited to join TITUS’ management team and work with its strong and growing sales force,” said Mike Kuehn, CRO for TITUS. “Across the globe, businesses rightly consider their data to be their ‘crown jewel.’ As brand name companies continue to choose TITUS, it’s clear we’re providing a unique solution to protect their most critical data and that we’re well positioned to grow and establish leadership in the data protection space. I look forward to building on these accomplishments and helping our customers and partners achieve even greater value through their work with TITUS.”
Since its acquisition by Blackstone in 2017, TITUS has continued to grow its leadership in the data protection space, both through in-house innovation as well as through work with strategic partners including Palo Alto Networks, Netskope, and Google. The company continues to expand its global presence with more than one thousand enterprise customers worldwide, including Dow Corning, Wynn Resorts, the US Air Force, seven of the top 25 global financial institutions, and government and military organizations in five of the G7 countries.