OwnBackup adds new chief revenue officer

OwnBackup on Wednesday said Kevin Delane joined the Englewood Cliffs-based firm as chief revenue officer. With more than 30 years of global sales and leadership experience, Delane will oversee revenue growth and go-to-market strategies as OwnBackup drives towards its mission of helping its customers around the world own their data on any Software-as-a-Service platform.

“Kevin is a dynamic, growth-focused leader with a track record of success in accelerating revenue and scaling transformative businesses, and I’m excited to welcome him to OwnBackup’s leadership team,” Sam Gutmann, CEO at OwnBackup, said. “With a background spanning storage, legacy backup and data security at global companies like our strategic partner, Cohesity, Kevin is the perfect choice to champion OwnBackup as we head into a new era. I look forward to drawing from Kevin’s expertise as a customer-centric sales leader as we develop new business strategies to further disrupt and innovate the SaaS industry.”

“OwnBackup is a market leader for SaaS data protection with a robust reputation for excellence and innovation,” Delane said. “I believe in the company’s mission and vision to build the next generation of data protection solutions, and I see a tremendous market opportunity to scale and build upon an already world-class sales organization. I’m looking forward to driving continued growth and profitability in my new role, and I can’t wait to get started.”

Previously, Delane served as chief revenue officer at Cohesity, where he oversaw all aspects of business development and the customer lifestyle, including global sales and sales operations, go-to-market, strategic alliances, partner management and systems engineering. Prior to this, Delane was vice president of worldwide sales at Pure Storage for four years, where he grew revenue from $35 million to $1.7 billion. He also spent over 18 years at Dell EMC in senior sales leadership roles.