SolarWinds, Texas-based IT management software company, has announced the appointment of Jeff McCullough as Vice President Worldwide Partner Sales. In the newly created position, McCullough leads the global channel business, partner development and strategic partnerships.
McCullough’s team is tasked with developing an affiliate program strategy that supports global go-to-market teams. At the same time, the sales channels are to be accelerated via existing and new cloud service partners, global system integrators, distributors and resellers.
With more than 20 years in IT channel sales and management, McCullough has particular expertise in enterprise, strategic partnerships and business development. Prior to that, he held various positions as Vice President at Park Place Technologies, NetApp and Quest Software, and HP, among others. McCullough holds a Bachelor of Arts from Marquette University and an Executive Education graduate from Stanford Graduate School of Business and Harvard Business School.
“Welcoming Jeff McCullough to the SolarWinds family is an important milestone in our global partner growth strategy,” said David Gardiner, executive vice president and chief revenue officer, SolarWinds. “His industry and leadership experience helps us build business partnerships, accelerate growth and effectively expand our market access with system integrators, cloud service partners, channel resellers and distributors.”
“Now is an exciting time to be part of a larger growth strategy,” said McCullough of his new role. “I believe our team has great potential and will grow rapidly. Strategic partnerships will play an important role in this accelerated growth and I look forward to leading the team and uniting our global partner resources with a central vision and strategy . “
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