CollabNet Adds David Smith as Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Field Operations to Help Lead Agile and DevOps Business Development Strategy
Executive team focused on driving market leadership of software development and delivery solutions as enterprises increasingly adopt and scale Agile and DevOps practices
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Sept. 28, 2016 — CollabNet®, a global leader in enterprise software development and delivery solutions that help customers create high-quality applications at speed, has added David Smith to the executive team as the Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Field Operations. At CollabNet, Smith will lead all sales and operations efforts that support the company’s global growth strategy.
“David brings strong business development acumen and proven success in growing large companies through dedicated sales leadership,” said Flint Brenton, Chief Executive Officer at CollabNet. “He will play an important role in driving our position in a market that is competitive and ever changing. As we extend our capabilities into the rapidly evolving world of software development and delivery solutions and introduce new products in the coming months, David will be an important asset for global market growth.”
Smith is a senior level executive with nearly 20 years of experience leading sales teams at large enterprise-scale organizations. His experience is rooted in publicly traded companies, and he has also led teams at early stage and mid-sized companies.
Prior to CollabNet, Smith served as Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Enterprise Success Officer at Whitehat Security, where he helped double sales in three years. He also held vice president of sales roles at GoGrid, EdgeWave, 3Com and FrontRange Solutions. He was a key member of the FrontRange executive team responsible for driving revenue up from $60 million to $130 million, which led to the company’s successful sale.
“I’m excited to join CollabNet where the people and customers are passionate about learning and improving software development practices, which is evident in CollabNet’s best-in-class products and company roadmap,” said Smith. “CollabNet’s solutions offer a competitive edge that is unmatched in the software development and delivery industry, and I look forward to leading global business development.”
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CollabNet helps enterprises and government organizations develop and deliver high-quality software at speed. CollabNet is winner of the 2016 Best of Interop Award and the "Best in Show" winner in the ALM and Development Tools category of the SD Times 100 for 13 consecutive years, recognizing TeamForge for its innovation. Also a gold winner of the 2016 Golden Bridge Awards, CollabNet offers innovative solutions, provides consulting and Agile training services and proudly supports more than 10,000 customers with 6 million users in 100 countries. For more information, please visit www.collabnet.com.