Teradata Adds Cloud Talent, Appoints Barry Russell as SVP and GM, Cloud
Teradata, a leading multi-cloud data warehouse platform provider, announced that Barry Russell has been appointed Senior Vice President, Business Development and General Manager of Cloud, effective immediately. In this newly created position, Russell is responsible for accelerating Teradata’s cloud and SaaS growth strategy. Russell, who has joined the Company’s executive leadership team, reports directly to Steve McMillan, President and CEO.
“I am passionate about building and transforming organizations using the cloud to do exceptional things for customers”
“Cloud-first is the cornerstone of Teradata’s strategic transformation and there is no better leader than Barry to ensure we are moving our cloud strategy forward with agility and purpose,” said McMillan. “He will serve as an advisor to all organizations across the company, driving alignment on our cloud growth strategies, advancing our execution and scaling our cloud business. A strong and strategic partner ecosystem with leading cloud service providers is critical to our growth as well, and Barry will also focus on fostering high-impact relationships that bring customers choice. I am confident that Barry’s expertise will advance our multi-cloud platform and drive an even stronger value proposition for our customers and our shareholders alike.”
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Russell is a skilled and recognized technology leader with an extensive background driving cloud transformations. Prior to joining Teradata, he led Qumulo’s cloud business unit, and before that, he held senior leadership positions at F5 and Amazon Web Services. At Teradata, Russell will be leading the development and execution of Teradata’s cloud programs, as well as advancing collaboration with leading cloud service providers, including Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure.
“I am passionate about building and transforming organizations using the cloud to do exceptional things for customers,” said Russell. “Teradata has evolved quickly utilizing the cloud, enabling us to innovate fast on the cloud data analytics needs of enterprises worldwide. Our advantages in today’s multi-cloud world are already helping customers migrate data workflows to the cloud and create data intelligence real-time across their business, and I am ready to help Teradata grow quickly with our customers and partners.”
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