Datto expands sales team

Cloudy software outfit for MSPs, Datto, announced several sales leadership appointments across Asia Pacific (APAC) and Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

The outfit said it expanded its sales leadership team to empower MSPs with the IT resources and added expertise required to meet the increasing and accelerating digital transformation needs of the (Small and Medium Enterprises) SME market in 2021.

Danny Mesrop was named as Vice President of Sales, APAC, to establish and grow Datto’s “go-to-market” strategy in the Asia-Pacific region. Mesrop brings years of experience leading successful sales programmes and channel relationships to Datto. Prior to joining, he was Regional Vice President, Channels & Alliances for Asia Pacific at Akamai Technologies. After over a decade of being based in Singapore, Mesrop will relocate to the Datto office in Sydney, Australia.

Helping Mesrop in expanding partner growth in the Asia-Pacific region, is Tom Fernandez as Regional Sales Manager, Asia. Fernandez joined Datto in 2013. Fernandez has recently relocated to the Datto Singapore office.

James Vyvyan has been named as as Vice President of Sales, EMEA, where he will oversee company growth in the region and manage Datto’s EMEA sales leadership team. Vyvyan began his career in the British Army and reached the rank of Captain before making a move into the corporate realm. Most recently, he spent 13 years at Sophos, managing teams in the channel before he moved on to lead the UK team, where he was ultimately promoted to Senior Vice President of EMEA Sales.

Michael Gutsch as Regional Sales Manager, DACH. Here he will be responsible for the extension of sales, growth of the MSP partner network, and strategic go-to-market activities in the DACH region. Gutsch started his career with Dell where he led Dell’s eBusiness in the German market and was also responsible for End User Computing Brand & Merchandising for Germany. Most recently, he worked as Head of MSP CEEMEA at Sophos where he helped build the MSP Channel for Sophos in the region.

Sanjay Singh, Chief Revenue Officer, said: “Datto has been very clear in its commitment to helping global IT providers transform to the managed services model. Making real investments in regional leadership and resources is a core part of that promise. I’m very pleased to be able to welcome our new sales leaders as they drive our teams to support the accelerated growth of MSP partners in markets across the globe.”