Industry Vet Named New VP of Services Marketing
By mrcoolthreadstm on Jun 10, 2008
Amy O'Connor Brings More Than 25 Years of Engineering, Marketing and Information Technology Experience to New Role
Sun has named Amy O'Connor Vice President of Services Marketing. O'Connor will report directly to CMO Anil Gadre. O'Connor is a 15-year Sun veteran with extensive experience in business planning, marketing strategy, product management, and engineering . In her new role, O'Connor and her team are responsible for Sun's Services strategy and market positioning, the product management of the services portfolio, and services demand creation activities.“Amy is an exceptional business strategist who is well-positioned to help deliver on initiatives aimed towards furthering Sun's overall market positioning,” says Anil Gadre, Chief Marketing Officer. “I'm delighted to have her join the team to continue driving Services growth and improve the customer experience through services innovation and expertise. I look forward to working with Amy to further strengthen Sun's Infrastructure Services capabilities to fully complement the overall Sun strategy.”
Over the course of her career at Sun, O'Connor has served as senior director of software business planning and strategy on the Software marketing team, and held positions within the Storage unit including senior director of Storage strategy, and engineering director for Sun's storage data services products. Amy also brings the perspective of a Sun customer as she has held IT technology positions with a dot-com and internet service provider.
O'Connor holds bachelor of science degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from the University of Connecticut.