Widler brings deep cloud expertise and experience in scaling high-growth customer-centric organizations serving Germany, Austria, Switzerland and CEE
ThousandEyes, the Internet and Cloud Intelligence company, today named cloud and networking industry leader Mathias Widler as vice president of Central EMEA Sales. In this role, Widler will lead executive engagement and strategic partnership initiatives in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and all CEE countries, helping organizations to deliver digital transformation, cloud and software defined initiatives and ensure exceptional digital user experiences.
"Internet and cloud visibility is increasingly becoming a top priority in the overall cloud journey of companies across Central EMEA," said Matt Piercy, ThousandEyes VP of EMEA Sales. "We are excited to have someone of Mathias's quality join ThousandEyes to not only help us serve our existing customers in the region, but to also scale our team in an effort to ensure every business has the end-to-end service delivery visibility they need to consistently deliver exceptional digital experience for their customers, employees, partners and clients."
Widler brings over 21 years of experience building and developing customer-centric teams and culture for high growth cloud technology companies. With experience that spans enterprise software, networking, data-center and security, Widler will continue to drive an emphasis on building business value for customers in DACH and CEE countries.
Widler explains his reasons for joining ThousandEyes, "The Internet is the new corporate network and cloud the new datacenter. IT Execs are looking for a way to get control of their network back in this new world to improve service continuity and user experience. I'm excited to join ThousandEyes and help companies to achieve that goal with the market and technology leader."
Deepening EMEA Investment as Significant Momentum Builds
Widler joins ThousandEyes at a point where the company is seeing significant momentum in Europe and increasing demand in Central Europe:
- Recently announced the hiring of former Zscaler, Citrix and VMware sales leader Matt Piercy to oversee all of EMEA sales, and opened and expanded operations in Ireland, Germany and Benelux to meet growing market demand.
- Industry-leading global brands increasingly turning to ThousandEyes for their Internet and cloud visibility initiatives, including Cushman & Wakefield, Roche, Volvo Group, Saxo Bank and Investec.
- Industry recognition in EMEA and beyond, such as inclusion in Credit Suisse AG's inaugural Disruptive Technology Recognition Program, and recent award wins, including the inaugural Network Computing Editors Innovation Award and being named winner of the Most Innovative Cloud Product or Service in the Computing 2019 Cloud Excellence Awards.
- Strategic alliances are increasing, most recently Orange Business Services announced its partnership with ThousandEyes to deliver real time, end-to-end visibility on both its enterprise networks and the Open Transit Internet (OTI), allowing OBS to monitor quality of experience at both the application and network level, and speed up troubleshooting in case of Internet-related performance issues.
Learn more about ThousandEyes: