Aptum Strengthens Leadership Team with Key Appointments to Drive AI-Driven Multi-Cloud Market Growth  

  • Ian Rae assumes the role of CEO and President 
  • JP Rosato is appointed Chairman of the Board 
  • David Wigglesworth joins as Chief Revenue Officer 

  

Aptum, a global provider of Managed Services and Advisory & Consulting Services, today announced the appointment of Ian Rae as CEO and President of the company, JP Rosato as Chairman of the Board, and David Wigglesworth as Chief Revenue Officer. These strategic additions to the executive team are integral to Aptum’s vision to capitalise on the growing AI-driven demand of Multi-Cloud solutions in the market. 

Ian Rae assumes the role of CEO and President effective 1st September 2023, following Aptum’s successful acquisition of CloudOps in January 2023. He will succeed Susan Bowen, who, during her remarkable five-year tenure, expanded the company’s product offerings and transformed Aptum into a global Multi-Cloud Managed Services and Advisory & Consulting Services provider. 

A seasoned entrepreneur and technology visionary, Rae founded CloudOps in 2005, as well as cloud.ca, a leading Canadian cloud computing platform. He serves on the board of Air Transat and recently completed a board appointment with Genome Canada. He is actively involved as an advisor and angel investor in the Montréal, Québec, enterprise technology startup community. With his extensive expertise in cloud operations, software development, and managed services, Rae brings invaluable insights to his new leadership role. 

“In the last few months, I have had the privilege and honour to work alongside one of the best in the business,” said Rae. “Susan has built a world-class organisation with remarkable talent and a solid business plan, and I look forward to continuing to innovate and expand our comprehensive solution set. Aptum is well-positioned to offer true, end-to-end hybrid solutions for our global customers. I cannot wait to guide and grow the company as we enter an exciting chapter as a SuperCloud Managed Service Provider.” 

JP Rosato, Operating Partner at DigitalBridge, has been appointed Aptum’s new Chairman. With over 30 years of extensive design, engineering, and operations experience within large, complex technology environments, Rosato’s expertise will be instrumental in accelerating and driving Aptum’s business growth. He has played a pivotal role in developing innovative services, defining monetisation strategies for technology assets and investments, and establishing groundbreaking partnerships between enterprises and providers. 

Aptum is also thrilled to welcome David Wigglesworth as Chief Revenue Officer. With more than 25 years of experience in sales leadership, sales operations, demand generation, and territory development, Wigglesworth’s proven track record will be pivotal in leading the sales organisation across the US, Canada, Latin America, UK, and Europe. His expertise in SaaS, business continuity, storage, networking, cloud, and professional services will empower Aptum to provide superior solutions to its customers, helping them optimise workloads across hyperscale, regional, private, and edge cloud platforms. 

Wigglesworth’s most recent role was Senior VP of Global Sales at Panzura, and prior to that he held senior executive positions at Commvault, OVH, VMware, and EMC Corporation. 

About Aptum 

Aptum is a global provider of Managed Services and Advisory & Consulting Services, enabling customers to control and optimise workloads across multiple public and private clouds. The company helps customers “Own Your Destiny in the Cloud™” by solving complex technology challenges with comprehensive, outcome-based solutions. The Aptum approach is cloud platform-agnostic, empowering customers to improve performance and security of workloads; enable workload portability and optimisation; and drive greater flexibility and agility while lowering costs; all with unified management and reporting which span North America, Latin America, UK, and Europe. Aptum is a portfolio company of DigitalBridge, a global investment firm dedicated to strategic opportunities in digital infrastructure. For more information, visit www.aptum.com 

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