Manchester based Cloud M appoints a new director

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International cloud migration and management provider CloudM, has announced the appointment of Carlos Oliveira as Director of Product and Engineering.

He will establish the company’s product vision for the next three to five years, ultimately deciding how the business will grow its current offering to meet the demands of an ever-growing and challenging market.

Oliveira boasts an impressive track record with more than 12 years’ experience in cloud computing, originally beginning his career in web development in Turin, Italy. Following a three year stint in Italy, Carlos moved back to the UK where he founded Shaping Cloud, a business that helps public sector bodies to achieve digital transformation using cloud technology. Clients included the NHS, local authorities and other government departments.

CloudM is a platform for managing and protecting people and their data in Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace. The company currently supports customers including Spotify, Netflix, and Uber. Oliveira’s appointment cements the company’s commitment to product innovation and to deliver on their vision: to make it easy to manage Microsoft 365 & Google Workspace.

Oliveira is tasked with strategic product planning, utilising his extensive market knowledge in Microsoft ecosystem to lead the company’s product vision. Using this strategy, Oliveira will ensure that the product team is empowered to meet a well outlined objective scope to solve technical problems as well as create new technological advancements to increase customer satisfaction and retention.

In addition, Oliveira will also focus on raising awareness of CloudM’s management product to align it with the existing reputation of the migration software encouraging customer retention, and growing SaaS revenue by adding innovative modules.

On his appointment, Oliveira said: “The opportunity to grow and scale the business is massive. I see a huge amount of potential in CloudM’s software and I’m very excited to be a part of this journey. US growth and recent incorporation will be key as well as continuing to develop the product’s expansion into the Microsoft space. CloudM is full of incredibly talented and enthusiastic people so I feel confident that collectively we can make history with our industry-first technology.”

Managing Director, Gary Bennion, adds: “I am delighted that Carlos has joined us. After just a 30 minute phone conversation, we instantly started firing off ideas about the software and its potential. Carlos is a natural fit with a new perspective and incredibly inspiring ideas which we are very excited to bring to life.”

CloudM has also appointed Josh Steinberg as the new General Manager in North America in which he has big goals to help CloudM to become the top Google and Microsoft 365 migration and management partner in North America. Josh brings with him 10 years of experience in the tech and business development sector previously working for Cloudreach, Logiworks and JP Morgan.

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