Acronis Names Tech Industry Veteran Michael Coney as President, General Manager for the Americas
Burlington, MA – Acronis®, Inc. (www.acronis.com), aprovider of affordable, scalable storage management and disaster recoverysoftware,has named storage industry veteran Michael F. Coney as president andgeneral manager for the Americas. Coney will be responsible for all sales,channel, and regional marketing activities in the U.S., Canada, and LatinAmerica regions.
Prior to joining Acronis, Coney served as the senior vice president ofsales for the Internet recruitment site Monster Worldwide and theenterprise disaster recovery software vendor VERITAS Software (now part ofSymantec). He also served as executive vice president of worldwide sales,support and services for database software vendor Ingres Software. Earlierhe held senior sales positions at Sun Microsystems and Intergraph Corp.
“Mike comes to Acronis with an extensive track record of growing channelprograms at some of the leading technology companies in very competitivemarkets,” said Jason Donahue, CEO of Acronis. “He is a skilled and provenleader with experience in building companies by growing their direct andindirect channel presence. His keen insights and hands-on approach are anexcellent fit for Acronis, which does the vast majority of its salesthrough its distribution channels.”
“I am very excited to be joining such a dynamic company as Acronis,” saidConey. “The Acronis True Image family of products is recognized worldwidefor its technical sophistication and its ease of use. The company’s growthis impressive and I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to accelerate itfurther throughout the Americas.”
Coney holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the New York Institute of Technology.
Acronis is a global provider of affordable, scalable storage management anddisaster recovery software that helps enterprises and SMBs safeguard theirinformation and assures the availability, security, integrity andrecoverability of their infrastructure. Acronis’ patented disk imaging anddisk management technology have won broad industry acclaim for dataprotection, backup and recovery, system deployment, and migration for bothphysical and virtual servers. A global company, Acronis has offices in theUnited States, Europe and Asia and sells its products both direct andthrough enterprise resellers. For additional information, please visitwww.acronis.com or contact Senior Director of Strategic Marketing StephenLawton at [email protected].