NetApp announced Riccardo Di Blasio as the company?s new Senior Vice President of North America Sales. Di Blasio brings over 25 years of experience building high-performance sales teams and leading business transformation for companies in the software, data protection and security industries. He most recently served as the Chief Revenue Officer at Commvault, a leading provider of cyber resilience and data protection solutions for hybrid cloud organizations.

As the SVP of North America Sales, Di Blasio is responsible for leading direct sales, channel sales, and demand generation teams for the organization's largest region. Reporting to NetApp President, César Cernuda, Di Blasio will continue aligning NetApp?s business objectives in the U.S. and Canada, driven by customer?s business needs. Most recently, Di Blasio led all revenue-related activities at Commvault as their Chief Revenue Officer.

Prior to that role, Di Blasio held various leadership roles with VMware and EMC. Di Blasio is also a partner at Cortical Ventures, a Bay Area VC specialized in AI technologies and was a member of the NASA iTech steering committee.