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Packet Hires Former VMware Executive

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Packet has appointed Gary Green as its Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). In his new role, Green will lead Packet’s go-to-market strategy, including global sales and strategic alliances, and drive the company’s continued expansion into the Enterprise and Edge markets.

Green is a veteran sales leader who has helped scale billion-dollar sales and partner organizations across the Enterprise software space, the company said. Most recently, Green served as SVP of Worldwide Sales & Services for Puppet, where he led the global sales initiatives, including direct and channel sales, as well as Customer Success.

From 2002 to 2016, Green held a variety of leadership positions at VMware including most recently VP, Worldwide Sales for its network and security business unit. Previously, he was VMware’s VP of Global Strategic Alliances, driving revenues in excess of $1 billion.

Green will report to CEO Zachary Smith.

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