Austin, Texas (August 23, 2016) – ClearDATA, a healthcare exclusive, HITRUST CSF-certified managed cloud company, announced today that accomplished business executive Pat Cathey has joined the company as Chief Revenue Officer. Cathey is a veteran business leader with a proven track record of consistently exceeding business targets while building high-value relationships with customers and business partners.
Cathey brings more than three decades of experience in sales/marketing, consulting and client relations to ClearDATA from Fujitsu Americas, Rackspace, Avnet, Arrow Electronics and IBM. He will lead the ClearDATA sales and marketing team and work to establish both long and short range goals, strategies, plans and policies.
At Fujitsu Americas, Cathey led the top performing business unit, consistently exceeding fiscal year revenue goals. As Vice President of Sales for Rackspace, Cathey led the Americas sales team and time and again broke monthly all-time revenue records. As a Senior Vice President at Avnet, he had full P&L responsibility for a $575M business unit and was part of the M&A team. He achieved customer loyalty results far exceeding all major competitors with numerous customer and supplier awards including: Philips Medical Systems Best Overall Supplier Award (three straight years), GE Healthcare Supplier Excellence Award (two years in a row), and AMD’s Best Distributor of the Year Award (five consecutive years). At Arrow he delivered the highest return on working capital results of any operating unit. At IBM, where he worked for more than 15 years, he successfully led OEM teams in the United States and EMEA to deliver world-class data storage solutions through direct and indirect channels.
“Pat is uniquely qualified in strategic business development and diligent implementation to produce revenue, profit and growth,” said Darin Brannan, CEO of ClearDATA. “His outstanding leadership skills and management abilities evidenced by successfully building and motivating cross-functional teams of sales, customer service and operations make him a great addition to ClearDATA’s management team. He will drive the success of our solution selling as healthcare organizations look to the cloud to securely and cost-effectively manage their data infrastructure and applications.”
“Healthcare is experiencing an unprecedented opportunity to improve clinical and financial outcomes, thanks to the availability of massive amounts of information, the tools to manipulate it and the cloud to securely host it,” said Cathey. “I am very excited about the opportunities ahead to advance ClearDATA’s powerful value proposition – protecting and managing exabytes of data while enhancing its availability to create healthier healthcare.”
Cathey obtained a MBA from the University of Puget Sound and a BBA in Management from the University of Notre Dame.
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