15:13 uur 03-06-2021

Sam Alkharrat treedt toe tot C3 AI als president en CRO

Voormalig VMware- en SAP-manager brengt meer dan 25 jaar bedrijfservaring naar C3 AI

REDWOOD CITY, Californië–(BUSINESS WIRE)– C3 AI (NYSE:AI), een toonaangevende leverancier van AI-software voor ondernemingen, heeft vandaag aangekondigd dat Sam Alkharrat zich bij C3 AI heeft gevoegd als President en Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). De heer Alkharrat zal leiding geven aan de wereldwijde uitbreiding van de verkoop- en klantenserviceorganisaties van C3 AI.

Voordat hij bij C3 AI kwam, was de heer Alkharrat Senior Vice President en Global Head of Sales voor VMware’s Tanzu-portfolio van moderne applicatieplatforms, gericht op het brengen van snelheid, stabiliteit en beveiliging voor multi-cloud softwarelevering. Voordat hij bij VMware kwam, werkte de heer Alkharrat in een aantal senior executive functies bij SAP, waaronder Global COO voor SAP’s Customer Experience-business, met verantwoordelijkheid voor de CRM- en Commerce-oplossingen van SAP; SVP en Managing Director voor Noord-Amerika West; en president, het Midden-Oosten en Noord-Afrika.

Sam Alkharrat Joins C3 AI as President and CRO

Former VMware and SAP executive brings over 25 years of enterprise experience to C3 AI

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– C3 AI (NYSE:AI), a leading enterprise AI software provider, today announced that Sam Alkharrat has joined C3 AI as President and Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Mr. Alkharrat will lead the global expansion of C3 AI’s sales and customer service organizations.

Before joining C3 AI, Mr. Alkharrat served as the Senior Vice President and Global Head of Sales for VMware’s Tanzu portfolio of Modern Application Platforms, focused on bringing speed, stability, and security to multi-cloud software delivery. Prior to joining VMware, Mr. Alkharrat worked in a number of senior executive positions at SAP, including Global COO for SAP’s Customer Experience line of business, with responsibility for SAP’s CRM and Commerce solutions; SVP and Managing Director for North America West; and President, Middle East and North Africa.

“Sam is an experienced and proven sales executive with a long track record of building and managing highly effective sales and customer service teams,” said C3 AI Chairman and CEO Thomas M. Siebel. “As President and CRO, Sam will play an essential role in the next stage of C3 AI’s growth and development as we rapidly expand our customer footprint and partner ecosystem across industries, regions, and markets.”

“I have been watching C3 AI for some time,” said Mr. Alkharrat. “C3 AI is a game-changing company. I am incredibly excited to join this talented and seasoned leadership team to fully realize the C3 AI vision.”

“I know Sam as a global leader, adept at scaling a customer-centric field organization,” said Jim Snabe, former co-CEO of SAP and C3 AI Director. “Sam is the right leader, at the right time, to scale the delivery of enterprise AI capabilities to companies in all industries and help take C3 AI to the next level.”

About C3.ai, Inc.

C3.ai, Inc. (NYSE:AI) is a leading provider of enterprise AI software for accelerating digital transformation. C3 AI delivers a family of fully integrated products: C3 AI® Suite, an end-to-end platform for developing, deploying, and operating large-scale AI applications; C3 AI Applications, a portfolio of industry-specific SaaS AI applications; C3 AI CRM, a suite of industry-specific CRM applications designed for AI and machine learning; and C3 AI Ex Machina, a no-code AI solution to apply data science to everyday business problems. The core of the C3 AI offering is an open, model-driven AI architecture that dramatically simplifies data science and application development. Learn more at: www.c3.ai.


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