CloudHealth Technologies Company Overview
CloudHealth delivers the detailed analysis and reporting that enterprises need in order to make faster, more confident decisions around cost, usage, performance and security. It provides best practices and recommendations to optimize cloud and hybrid environments, make ongoing improvements and implement rock-solid governance practices to scale seamlessly. CloudHealth dynamically optimizes cloud management with unparalleled visibility and intelligent automation that simplifies day-to-day operations, maximizes return on cloud investments, and helps businesses work smart amid increasing IT complexity.
With CloudHealth, enterprises and MSPs can control “cloud chaos” by visualizing, analyzing, and optimizing their cloud usage. By providing deep insight into capacity planning, resource optimization, resource automation and historical trends, CloudHealth enables stakeholders -- ranging from C-level executives to engineers, cloud specialists, architects, IT directors and LOB managers -- to improve performance and drive value throughout their cloud ecosystems.
- Breaking Down Forrester’s Cloud Cost Monitoring And Optimization Wave (Article)
- Why Containers and Why Amazon ECS for Containers? (Article)
- CloudHealth's Container Support for Amazon ECS Goes Live! (Article)
- Q&A with CloudHealth Technologies CFO Larry Begley (Article)
CloudHealth Technologies Voted Best Place to Work Four Years in a Row (Article)
Jobs at CloudHealth Technologies
Tom Axbey became President and CEO of CloudHealth Technologies in September 2017. A veteran software executive, he was formerly CEO of venture-backed Rave Mobile Safety where he spearheaded the turnaround, growth and acquisition of Rave by a leading West Coast growth equity firm. Rave’s award-winning, SaaS-based data and communications platform is used by thousands of customers in the state and local government, higher education and corporate markets.
Prior to joining Rave in 2008, Tom held two executive posts at IBM. He joined IBM after Tivoli’s business unit acquired publicly traded Micromuse, where Tom served as senior vice president and GM of the Americas. Earlier, he held executive roles at venture-backed American Internet and Quallaby Corp., where he spearheaded the successful acquisitions by Cisco and Micromuse, respectively. Tom remains a board member at Rave and also serves on the board of Tervela and as an advisor to ParkMyCloud.
CTO & Founder
Joe has 20+ years of experience delivering commercial software for both startups and large enterprises. He was previously VP of Engineering at the Amazon-backed cloud archiving company Sonian, where he developed and managed large scale cloud infrastructure spanning multiple public clouds. He was also a managing director at Dell, where he led global engineering teams delivering multiple SaaS products. Joe was also Vice President of Engineering at SilverBack Technologies, which was acquired by Dell in 2007, where he helped pioneer remote management software.
He is an advisor to the University of Massachusetts Boston Entrepreneur Center, mentors for a high school FIRST robotics team (FRC 4761), and blogs at High Tech in the Hub. He is also a member of the Forbes Technology Council and a 2017 Boston CIO of the Year award winner.
EVP Customer Operations & Co-founder
Dave is an experienced high tech executive with 25+ years of diverse operational experience leading finance, operations, legal, customer service, and IT teams. He has also spearheaded mergers and acquisitions for both startups and large companies. Prior to CloudHealth, Dave was Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Finance for GenArts, Inc. and Vice President of Finance for SilverBack Technologies where he led the G&A and operations groups, as well as due diligence team for the Dell acquisition. Additionally, he has held executive and leadership positions for myteam.com (sold to Active.com) and Epicon (sold to Nortel).
Adam has built his career as a technologist focused on developing and growing engineering teams while driving new innovation. Over the course of his career he has scaled engineering and technical teams to drive corporate growth, deliver agile release cycles and manage strategic enterprise customers. Prior to CloudHealth Technologies, Adam was VP of Engineering at NuoDB, the leader in scale-out SQL database technology for public and private clouds. He has also held senior management and executive roles at m-Qube, which was acquired by VeriSign, Pantero, which was acquired by Progress Software, and Object Design, Inc., from startup through IPO.
VP Marketing & Strategic Alliances
Melodye has built her career as a high tech sales and marketing executive in the telecommunications, managed services and cloud computing industries. Her experience includes 20+ years of demonstrated success developing customer-centric programs, building teams and developing markets that result in profitable growth. Prior to CloudHealth Technologies she was Vice President of Marketing at NaviSite – a Time Warner Cable Company – and Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Whaleback Systems. Melodye has also held senior sales and marketing leadership positions at Lucent/AT&T and Agfa. She is passionate about working with young adults to develop new skills that build their career.
Eric has an established, successful track record in building direct and indirect sales and partner channels for application and cloud-based software. Throughout his career he has focused on recruiting top talent, developing technical sales teams, defining sales and marketing strategies, and driving revenue growth. Prior to CloudHealth Technologies, Eric led sales efforts for notable startups including: VP Sales, Virtual Computer (acquired by Citrix Systems, Inc.) and Director of Sales, Object Design, Inc. (acquired by Progress Software Corp.) In addition, Eric served as Director of Sales at Boston based startup Bit9, Inc.
Larry is a seasoned operating executive, venture capitalist, and private and public company board member. His career spans 35+ years of building successful companies, investing in them, driving strategic and IPO exits and serving on their boards of directors. Prior to CloudHealth Technologies, Larry co-founded .406 Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm investing in innovative technology companies with more than $650 million under management. Boston-based .406 Ventures participated in CloudHealth Technologies’ first two rounds of venture funding where Larry served on the Board of Directors for 3 years. Prior to co-founding .406 Ventures, Larry worked for more than 25 years as a senior executive in start-up and scale technology and services companies. He has served on the board of directors of 17 companies, including five public and 12 venture-backed companies. He served as Chief Financial Officer at CCBN.com, i-Cube and Razorfish. Begley also served as partner, CFO and treasurer of The Boston Consulting Group and held financial roles at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, The Foxboro Company, Data Resources Inc. and Softbridge Microsystems. Larry is the Chairman of the Board of the Wonderfund, a nonprofit that provides basic necessities and enrichment opportunities for children in the care of the Department of Children and Families. He also serves on the board of his high school, Xaverian Brothers High School in Westwood.
VP Global Business Development
Erik Randles joined CloudHealth Technologies as Vice President of global Business Development. Erik has more than 15 years of leadership experience that has enabled extraordinary growth and successful exits at both private and public technology companies. Most recently, Erik led Business Development & Alliances at SimpliVity which was acquired by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise in 2017. At Violin Memory, Erik led global Business Development and was GM of the China region leading up to the Violin’s IPO in 2013. At BEA Systems, Erik led Business Development and partner sales efforts for all new technologies. During his tenure, BEA’s revenues grew an average of 70% per year and reached $1 billion dollars faster than any software company in history up to that time. Erik has also held senior management consulting positions at KPMG Consulting and Capgemini where he led teams advising Fortune 50 clients.
Erik earned his MBA from the University of Notre Dame, where he served as an Advisor, and his BA from Baylor University. He has served on the Board of Advisors for Composite Software, VentureChoice and Unitopia.
John has spent 20 years focusing on customers in the telecommunications and IT industries. He has created, sold, and delivered software products and services designed to solve critical business challenges for companies of all sizes, around the globe. His mission is to build a world-class team that is passionately and relentlessly focused on customers, and to build products they love. Prior to CloudHealth Technologies, John was Vice President of Products at SmartBear Software, and Senior Director of Products at LogMeIn. John has also held various operational and leadership roles at Redbend (now HARMAN) and LogicaCMG (now Xura).
VP Customer Success
Phil has a proven track record helping customers achieve positive business outcomes through technology adoption. Phil brings over 22 years of software and IT service management experience to CloudHealth Technologies; he was most recently from EnerNOC, where he was Vice President of Global Services. In his role at EnerNOC, Phil was accountable for the adoption of the EnerNOC software platform and delivery of all professional services. Prior to that, Phil spent six years as a services and support executive at BMC Software. He also worked at BladeLogic for six years, where he held multiple leadership positions across services, support, sales, and product management. Earlier in his career, Phil worked at Accenture and held leadership roles at several smaller SaaS and web-hosting companies.
Greg brings deep domain expertise in SaaS-based application security, data protection, and public cloud to his role at CloudHealth Technologies, where he focuses on unifying and leading product teams as they develop cloud solutions that provide ongoing customer value on a global scale. He has over two decades of executive experience in leadership positions across the entire product lifecycle, including product management and corporate development, consulting and strategy. Prior to joining CloudHealth Technologies, he spent nearly six years with Veracode (acquired by CA) as Executive Vice President of Product Development, leading the company’s transformation to the public cloud while balancing a mandate for efficiency and security. His career includes stints at many growth players and iconic technology leaders, including Iron Mountain, Predictive Systems (IPO 1999), Sun Microsystems and Digital Equipment.
Chief Revenue Officer
As Chief Revenue Officer for CloudHealth Technologies, Ed is responsible for driving revenue generation across the company, while scaling and building out the strategy of the go-to-market organization globally. Prior to joining CloudHealth Technologies, Ed was the Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Carbon Black, where he took the company from double-digit to triple-digit revenue growth. Bringing deep SaaS and channel expertise, Ed is known for being a strong cross-functional leader, committed to customer success and operational excellence. Prior to Carbon Black, he held executive leadership positions at Vertica Systems, an HP Company, Acronis, and EMC Corporation.
It takes the right team and working environment to build a great company.
The key to our success is our culture! We're maniacally focused on building the organization around six principles that are at the core of everything we do:
- Focus on the Customer
- Care about everything we do
- Go for game changing innovation
- Make a business impact
- Communicate transparently, share and set expectations
- Maintain your sense of humor
Get an inside view on our hiring process with a blog post from CloudHealth Technologies CEO Tom Axbey
I love being in such a hot market, getting exposure to customers and service providers alike. What really makes my job special, however, is CloudHealth Tech’s company culture. I work with very talented and smart people.
At CloudHealth, it really comes down to the people and the culture. Each and every CloudHealth employee is relentlessly focused on customer success and innovation. There’s only one way we celebrate victories and tackle challenges: we do it together.
CloudHealth is an incredible place to build your career. At CloudHealth, you are surrounded by some of the best, brightest, and most driven people in the Boston startup scene.
CEO Tom Axbey stops by the front desk, where visitors check in.
One of the many collaboration areas where teams can get together.
The café offers free snacks and a Bevi machine.
Employees gather for a company meeting in the Town Hall area.
Desks overlooking a skyscraper.
"Libraries" on each floor offer a quiet work space.
CTO and Founder Joe Kinsella's office showcases his love of the Red Sox, alongside a breakout space for engineering discussion.
A team member finds a quiet spot.
The Boston skyline, as seen from one of the smaller conference rooms.
The office boasts many meeting spots for group discussion and collaboration.
The display on the lobby monitors after news of VMware's intent to buy CloudHealth Technologies.
Cultural tenets are displayed on posters throughout both floors of the office.
A corridor gallery displays photos of CloudHealth office locations worldwide.