Datto sppoints new chief product officer  

Cloud based Datto has appointed Radhesh Menon has joined its executive management team as Chief Product Officer (CPO).

Working with Datto’s senior executive team and board of directors, Menon will oversee global product strategy to develop offerings that support MSPs and the small and medium businesses (SMBs).

Menon served as CMO at Robin.io. Before that, Menon served as general manager at Red Hat where he “bootstrapped” the OpenStack business and established it as the market leader in open cloud infrastructure. Prior to joining Red Hat, he was with Microsoft where he held various roles across Azure, Windows Server, Exchange Server, and Windows desktop products and technologies.

Datto CEO Tim Weller said that this was a critical time for MSPs to reassert their value in a changing landscape.

“Across a competitive field of top candidates, Menon aligned with the Datto vision of easy-to-use MSP-centric products that integrate well with each other and support an open ecosystem. With his deep enterprise-grade product background, relevant Microsoft and open source experience, and startup mindset, he will bring fresh perspectives in leading our Product team.”

Menon holds a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Rochester and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from Bharathiar University in Coimbatore, India.