Rick leads global marketing strategy and execution as Qlik continues to build upon its leadership position in the growing data and analytics market. A technologist at heart, he has more than 25 years of experience marketing software and services to businesses and consumers in the technology industry.
Rick joined Qlik from Rackspace where he was CMO and a member of the company’s senior leadership team. Prior to Rackspace, he served as CMO at VMware, where he was responsible for leading the company’s global marketing strategy since early 2009. In addition, Rick has led marketing organizations at Borland Software, BEA Systems and NetGravity, among others. He brings a valuable combination of enterprise marketing skills to Qlik, including his extensive knowledge of business intelligence, cloud computing, infrastructure software, application middleware and developer frameworks.
Rick holds a BS in Computer Science from California State University, Northridge.