Ontotext, a global leader in enterprise knowledge graph technology and semantic database engines, announced its latest step in accelerating growth with the appointment of Deron Ryan as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Supported by new capital, Ontotext will accelerate its international expansion and go-to-market operations, focusing on the US market. Growth plans include investment in further development of its vertical product stack – end-to-end solutions for specific industries.
With more than 20 years of sales leadership experience across diverse industries, Deron has a strong track record of building and leading high-performance sales teams that catalyze exponential growth. He will draw on his experience from successful campaigns at ScienceLogic, Teradata, Microsoft and OPNET Technologies to position Ontotext to uncover new opportunities for accelerated growth.
Ontotext is already established as the leader in the knowledge graph technology space. We have also proven the efficiency of our products with successful implementations with numerous global leaders across different sectors: banking, pharma, manufacturing, publishing and others. We are pleased to welcome a senior sales executive as Deron to help us upscale our business development capabilities. Deron’s first task will be to set up a strong sales team in the USA in order to accelerate the expansion into our biggest market. The bigger objective for Deron is to develop a global sales structure together with the existing business development team – said Atanas Kiryakov, CEO at Ontotext.
Deron is tasked with expanding Ontotext’s global business with an immediate focus on building the U.S. Operations Team for Ontotext USA, Inc. and will oversee the company’s full customer lifecycle by leading customer success, sales, demand generation and overall growth.
Deron will bring a sales centric perspective to Ontotext’s executive team in scaling out revenue growth models and building a strong field team in the USA to support our customers. Ontotext will leverage the fresh capital from the recent 30 million EUR growth funding transaction with Integral Venture Partners-led consortium to further the company’s expansion within the growing knowledge graph market will be a key part of the equation.
I am honored to join the talented and experienced Ontotext team to help build the U.S. Operations Team and expand on the solid foundation developed to date – said Deron. – As we continue to experience rapid growth and expand our footprint globally, Ontotext is uniquely positioned to be a market leader in the knowledge graph space. I am very excited for this opportunity and look forward to connecting with Ontotext’s partners and clients soon.
For more information, contact Doug Kimball, Chief Marketing Officer at Ontotext