GlobalOutlook appoints Microsoft executive Rajeev Vij as CEO and cloud veteran Brett Coover as CTO to accelerate growth
Dallas, Texas – GlobalOutlook Inc., the leader in Cloud Unified Communication and Collaboration services, today announced that Rajeev Vij has joined as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and Brett Coover has joined as Chief Technology Officer (CTO), effective immediately. Rajeev is responsible for executive leadership, positioning technology products and services, while executing strategic sales and marketing efforts. Brett is responsible for technology platforms, product strategy, and new initiatives at GlobalOutlook.
Rajeev joins GlobalOutlook from Microsoft, where he spent 6 years as Director, Hosting Service Provider business at Microsoft India, working closely with major datacenter providers, hosters, system integrators and ISVs helping them build solutions and services on Microsoft platform. He comes in with 20 years of experience in various leadership roles with companies like SAP & Salesforce.com prior to Microsoft. Rajeev is a 360 degree professional with entrepreneurial skills and experience working across India, USA and APAC. He is an established leader in cloud computing, with experience across all aspects of cloud over the last 10 years.
Brett joins GlobalOutlook from Intellys, a market leading technology Service Company providing managed services, where he was CTO, and developed a comprehensive cloud portfolio. Brett worked in various IT roles since 1993 and his experience ranges Fortune 500’s to startups, across multiple industries. He has extensive experience in financial, media, and service provider industries. Some of his previous roles included consulting and leadership, focused on improving technology infrastructures, working with companies including Disney, Gazillion Entertainment, FaxBetter, Trading Technologies, Extropy, Xerox and many other companies. His expertise includes IT architecture, network architecture, business consulting, business development, consulting practice leadership, services delivery, strategic sourcing, and building datacenters.
Speaking on this occasion, Raghu Kumar, Managing Director & Dayakar Puskoor, Chairman of GlobalOutlook said, “It is exciting moment for us at GlobalOutlook to welcome Rajeev & Brett as we venture into exploring new cloud offerings. GlobalOutlook is now looking beyond current vanilla services that are totally dependent on a particular technology/stack and to unleash new services, develop apps/marketplace and in the long term build our own IP. Rajeev comes with a strong business acumen, demonstrated sales leadership, and in his recent role working with the Hosting/Cloud Industry players, helping build their cloud solutions portfolio, successful go-to-market and channel expansion strategies. Brett’s technical leadership will scale the current platform and GlobalOutlook is perfectly poised to launch a new cloud platform. On this occasion, we would like to thank Naya Ventures for their continued investments and support to GlobalOutlook”.
Rajeev Vij, CEO of GlobalOutlook, added, “It is an absolute honour to take the CEO role at GlobalOutlook, which has been a pioneer of cloud business in India. My role would be to ensure that the business expands to new markets like Asia Pacific, AMEA, etc. while driving a transformation towards a Cloud Reseller Platform (CRP) that provides a last mile connect between SMBs and Cloud leveraging our current partner centric approach. It would be a great pleasure to work with Raghu, Brett and other senior management team to take GlobalOutlook to next level in Cloud Business.”
“Our roadmap is to provide a Shop-Front to Cloud resellers with integrated billing, invoicing, payment gateways, etc. for a minimal cost. This will allow local advisors/resellers to offer our best of breed integrated cloud solutions in the most simplistic easy-to-consume and pay-as-you-go models to their customers. This will revolutionize the way Cloud is consumed today by the SMBs allowing them to continue working with their local trusted advisors” said Brett Coover, CTO of GlobalOutlook.
GlobalOutlook is a leading provider of unified cloud based communication and collaboration services to customers worldwide. GlobalOutlook was founded in 2007 by a team of industry veterans and business leaders with decades of expertise in the mobile and cloud enterprise sectors.
GlobalOutlook is a portfolio company of Naya Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm that invests in mobile, cloud and big data start-ups in the US and India. As a complete office cloud communication services provider, the company is constantly innovating to provide its customers the best-of-breed technologies in the unified communications domain.
With offices in Dallas, Texas and Hyderabad, India, GlobalOutlook collaborates with both direct customers and partners such as TELCOs, ISPs, MSPs, and ISVs, web hosting companies, data centres and system integrators to define technology standards and provide communication and collaboration services to global enterprises.
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