Pedigreed Silicon Valley Sales Veteran Joins to Lead Growing Sales Team
San Francisco – August 12, 2015 — PagerDuty, the leader in operations performance management, today announced that technology sales leader Richard Steinhart has joined the company as its vice president of worldwide sales. A 20-year veteran of high-growth technology companies, Steinhart will lead PagerDuty’s go-to-market sales strategies, ranging from DevOps teams to global enterprise IT departments.
“We’re very excited to welcome sales veteran Richard Steinhart to lead our sales team,” said PagerDuty CEO and Co-Founder, Alex Solomon. “PagerDuty is experiencing tremendous growth by solving complex IT operations problems, and Richard’s experience strongly aligns with our long-term growth goals.”
Before joining PagerDuty, Steinhart played a key role in increasing cyber-security firm Imperva’s revenue by more than 40 percent in his tenure there. For 12 years prior, he held several sales leadership roles at Informatica, most recently as vice president sales and marketing operations at the world’s leading independent provider of data integration software. He also helped lead the Accrue Software and Loudcloud (rebranded as Opsware and acquired by HP) sales teams through each company’s IPO. He began his career in technology as a sales engineer and earned his B.S. in applied mathematics and M.A. in mathematics from the University of California, Los Angeles.
“Joining PagerDuty is an amazing opportunity to work with a talented team that truly cares about delivering reliable software to improve the lives of IT, ops, and engineering professionals,” said Richard Steinhart, Vice President of Worldwide Sales at PagerDuty. “I’m thrilled to help accelerate PagerDuty’s growth and enable our customers to increase their business’s uptime.”
PagerDuty’s operations performance platform reliably increases the uptime of businesses’ applications, services and infrastructure. By connecting people, systems and data into a single view, PagerDuty helps all teams — from DevOps to Enterprise IT — deliver powerful visibility and improved incident resolution times. PagerDuty has over 100 platform partners, and is trusted by Fortune 500 companies and startups alike, including Adobe, Airbnb, Etsy, GitHub, Intuit, National Instruments, New Relic, Panasonic and Rackspace. The company is headquartered in San Francisco and backed by leading venture capital firms Andreessen Horowitz, Bessemer Venture Partners, Baseline Ventures, Ignition Partners and others. To try PagerDuty for free, or to get more information, visit https://www.pagerduty.com.