Cloud career moves - the leprechaun edition

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Silverliners! We hope you strike a pot o’ gold with some Irish luck today — our featured techies in this St. Patty’s edition of Cloud Career moves certainly have. Until we meet again next week, let’s shamrock ‘n roll!  


Jerry Guo, kind of

Jerry Guo, President and CEO retires, Casa Systems 

Jerry Guo will retire as President and CEO of Casa Systems, a cloud-native software and physical broadband technology solutions company. Guo founded the company in 2003 and will remain active on the Casa Systems’ Board of Directors. A seasoned leprechaun, we will send Guo off on his next adventure with a Pot o’ Gold.  


Claus, kind of

Claus Schünemann, President of EMEA and India, Zafin 

Zafin, a SaaS cloud-native products company, named Claus Schünemann as President of Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) and India. Schünemann will lead growth and customer acquisition efforts and oversee customer onboarding and engagement. In his spare time, Schünemann is a dedicated clover connoisseur.  


Taneli, kind of.

Taneli Ropponen, VP, Cloud Acceleration, Telenor 

Taneli Ropponen was promoted to vice president of cloud acceleration at Telenor. He previously was acting CIO at DNA, a mobile and fixed broadband operator, under the Telenor parent company. Ropponen is iconic in the leprechaun community for successfully recreating McDonald’s shamrock shake. 


Christina David, kind of

Cristina David, Chief Information Officer, Sinch 

Cristina David joins Sinch, the Customer Communications Cloud, as chief information officer. David has more than 20 years experience in digital transformation and was a part of Sinch’s Enterprise & Messaging business unit in 2022. We can imagine David has an ample search  team on rainbow watch this St. Patrick’s Day — buried gold waits for no one!  


Matt Boris, kind of.

Matt Boris, Vice President, Go-to-Market, Zerto 

Zerto, a software company specializing in disaster recovery for cloud environments, announced Matt Boris as vice president of its global go-to-market. Boris will head growth opportunities in new markets and increase the company’s presence in EMEA and Asia-Pacific (APAC) regions. P.S. — we have intel Boris cooks up the best Irish corned beef.  


*Midjourney, an AI art tool, manipulates original headshots so they kind-of-sort-of-maybe look the like real person but in many cases, not really at all. (Ed. note: This is all in good fun. And apologies in advance if this week's edition gives you nightmares.) 

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