CoreStack Appoints Robert Ford as Vice President of Corporate Strategy
CoreStack announced the appointment of Robert Ford as Vice President of Corporate Strategy.
CoreStack has experienced phenomenal growth fueled by accelerating cloud-based digital transformation and demand for its cloud governance solutions. The company’s unique cloud governance approach to managing in a multi-cloud environment was recently cited by Frost & Sullivan. The company’s growth and award-winning culture have made it a magnet for senior executives.
Rob is an accomplished and highly experienced former Microsoft IT executive, CIO and digital transformation expert. During his 26 years at Microsoft, Robert led field IT teams in EMEA and APAC, core engineering teams, strategic planning teams, and marketing and communications teams. Prior to joining CoreStack, Robert was CIO of Northwest University. As an Enterprise Strategist, Rob has collaborated with and advised numerous organizations around the world, providing strategic direction, proven best practices, and actionable advice to advance cloud ambitions further and faster.
“The addition of Robert Ford to our management team is great news for the company. With his extensive experience and expertise in digital transformation, he will be responsible for leading our strategic planning efforts as we continue our growth trajectory,” said Ezhilarasan Natarajan, CEO of CoreStack. “We are delighted to welcome him on board. His experience and expertise will help shape our strategy, products and solutions to meet the current and future needs of our customers.
“I have been part of the extended CoreStack family for several years, as an investor, advisor and now I am joining the team, for real, as an employee,” said Robert Ford, vice president of the business strategy. “I am delighted to work with such a talented team.”
Over many years of driving digital transformation at Microsoft and through extensive experience working with other complex multinational corporations, Robert has created a unique, proven framework called Digital Done Right™. This framework is grounded in the latest industry thinking, the experience of real-world practitioners, and the perspective of a modern CIO, addressing the topics that matter most to leaders boldly driving digital transformation.
“With every digital road leading to and from the cloud, intelligent cloud optimization is now a conversation that belongs in every meeting room,” Robert continued. “The confidence and insights that CoreStack can deliver through its next-generation continuous and autonomous cloud management is changing this conversation not only about how we are embracing the cloud, but more about what we should be doing differently to go further. and faster with the capabilities that the cloud provides. Now that’s a conversation very much in the realm of high-level leadership.”