VMTurbo Management Team
Ben Nye is CEO of VMTurbo. Ben has been a leader in the enterprise software space for more than 20 years. Prior to VMTurbo, Ben was senior vice president at VERITAS Software following its acquisition of Precise Software where he served as COO and CFO. During his tenure, Ben helped build Precise from a $10M privately-held company to a $100M public company – which subsequently became the fastest growing public company in its space. Ben also is co-managing partner at Bain Capital Ventures.
Founder and President
Shmuel is founder and president of VMTurbo and a recent Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist. He directs the technology teams encompassing development, product strategy and management, customer success and customer support. Prior to founding VMTurbo, Shmuel served as Vice President of Architecture and Applied Research in the EMC CTO Office. Prior to joining the CTO Office, Shmuel was the Chief Technology Officer of EMC’s Resource Management Software Group. Shmuel Kliger joined EMC with the acquisition of SMARTS. Shmuel Kliger was a Chief Technology Officer and co-founder of SMARTS.
Mo brings over 15 years of financial management and business strategy experience to VMTurbo where as CFO he is responsible for finance and operations. Previously, Mo was CFO of dynaTrace, an application performance management software company acquired by Compuware for $265 million in July 2011, where he was the first U.S. employee and helped grow the business from less than a million dollars in revenue to a run rate of $32 million in four years. Mo also held executive roles at Bain Capital Ventures and VERITAS Software, which he joined after the acquisition of Precise Software.
Vice President of Product Strategy, Co-Founder
Prior to joining VMTurbo, Yuri managed the Advanced Solution group in the EMC CTO Office and worked very closely with EMC’s Architecture and Applied Research teams in prototyping and innovating across a broad range of technology stacks and solutions. He joined EMC with the acquisition of SMARTS. Yuri had a long and diverse career with SMARTS: he was a member of the founding team, managed engineering and product development, and was responsible for technology partnership development, managing relationships with strategic accounts.
Vice President of Worldwide Sales
Chris brings his extensive experience developing and motivating high-performing sales teams at rapidly growing software companies to his role leading VMTurbo’s global sales efforts. An accomplished sales leader with twenty years of technology industry experience both domestically and internationally, Chris joins with a proven track record of taking companies from $10 million to $100 million-plus in revenue. Before VMTurbo, Chris served as SVP of Sales and Business Development at Veracode, where he drove bookings growth by more than 500 percent.
Chief Marketing Officer
Geeta is the Chief Marketing Officer for VMTurbo. Geeta will apply her more than twenty years of global marketing experience to help VMTurbo continue to drive brand awareness and demand generation in the IT management market. Prior to VMTurbo, Geeta was CMO of SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, where she helped fuel SolarWinds high-velocity sales model that drove its hyper-growth trajectory. Before SolarWinds, Geeta was a senior marketing executive at Dell, most recently serving as Executive Director of Consumer Marketing, where she was responsible for merchandising, online demand generation, and marketing communications. Geeta also served as Executive Director of Online Operations for Dell.com, where she led content operations and online analytics for Dell.com segments worldwide.