Ambassador Labs has announced the appointment of Deren Rehr-Davis as its new Vice President of Sales. Deren, with nearly a decade of experience in enterprise software sales, will help drive the company’s commercial business around helping organizations accelerate their cloud-native transformation.
According to VMWare’s State of Kubernetes 2022 Report, Kubernetes has become an industry standard, with 99% of respondents saying they have realized benefits from deploying the technology. The appointment of Deren will help Ambassador Labs meet the challenges organizations face when adopting cloud-native technologies like Kubernetes.
Most recently, Deren was a global sales leader at Google Cloud where he led worldwide sales for the company’s data analytics software for the next generation of data infrastructure. Prior to Google, Deren held a director of sales position at business intelligence platform provider, Looker (acquired by Google Cloud), where he led the company’s strategic emerging growth market teams and business development teams.
Ambassador Labs has also announced a new Kubernetes Development Accelerator program which is designed to help organizations with sophisticated migration, governance, and security requirements adopt Kubernetes faster based on industry best practices. The program gives development teams access to proven tools, enterprise-class product trials, technical training, and trusted architectural expertise as they navigate cloud-native projects using Kubernetes.