Mr. Erdman is responsible for driving the overall business development and routes to market strategy by identifying strategic business opportunities, partnerships, alliances and joint ventures that will drive revenue and enable Acronis to reach its corporate goals. Mr. Erdman brings more than 25 years of enterprise IT sales, marketing and business development experience, with a proven track record for delivering profitable growth through channel partners, alliances and direct sales. Mr. Erdman joined Acronis from Hewlett Packard, where he most recently served as vice president and general manager of channels and alliances, Americas, in the HP Software business unit. In this role, Mr. Erdman led the HP alliances and partner teams and developed the HP Software partner strategy.
Mr. Schor has responsibility for managing M&A activities and business planning for expansion into new international markets, bringing over 20 years of experience working with private and public technology companies and a strong track record for successfully managing complex and international M&A and business development strategies. Having served as General Counsel and as Director of Operations for companies that have been acquired by Microsoft, IBM and EMC, Mr. Schor joins Acronis from General Counsel Solutions, which he founded in 2003 to provide M&A, managed legal and other related services, with an emphasis on the high growth tech sector.
“I am very pleased to have enhanced our Executive team with individuals who bring this focus and depth of enterprise experience,” commented Alex Pinchev, President & CEO at Acronis. “These strategic development roles will strengthen our ability to fulfill our strategic goals and drive our Company to the next phase of growth. We will position our business to maximise the opportunities offered by the explosion of data creation, the acceleration of virtual server penetration and the movement of critical data to public and private clouds.”
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