Nextech AR Solutions announced that it hired Zak Mcleod formerly of Fastly as Senior Director of Sales – EMEA. The leading provider of virtual and augmented reality experience technologies also roped in Rory Ganness formerly of Salesforce.com CRM as Director of Enterprise Sales – North America.
The new Senior Sales Directors will help the company establish itself as a market-leading partner for all things augmented reality across the globe. They will bring Nextech’s platform and tools to markets such as higher education, eCommerce, virtual events, financial services, and healthcare by facilitating large client acquisitions across these domains.
Zak Mcleod was Senior Sales Director (EMEA) at Fastly, a premier edge cloud computing solution. He worked on rebuilding the company’s media, broadcast, and entertainment verticals from scratch and also introduced them to the UK and other European markets.
“I’m excited to start with Nextech and begin working alongside and learning from the vast array of talent found at this company. I believe there is incredible potential to create truly immersive virtual experiences that inspire and change the world for our customers,” said Zak Mcleod, Senior Director of Sales – EMEA at Nextech AR.
Evan Gappelberg, CEO of Nextech AR, said, “I’m delighted to welcome Zak and Rory who both have their finger on the pulse of new wave technologies reshaping the way we live, work and learn, making them ideal hires as demand is accelerating and Nextech is rapidly expanding to meet this demand throughout the EMEA, and North American markets.”
“Having talented salespeople with a history of success is key to driving revenue as we build towards our goal of $50-60 million in 2021,” he added.
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