Over the last 18 months, companies across Europe have had to make many changes to the way they work and collaborate, and the demand for online services is higher than ever.
box A comprehensive suite of tools and services that diverged from traditional tools and services has benefited from this surge in demand. Cloud computing And Cloud storage We are also working on content management.
Therefore, it seems that the company’s new EMEA president, Sébastien Marotte, has chosen the best time to join. TechRadar Pro He talked to Marotte about how he settled into a new role and plans for a box across the region.
After spending the last decade at Google, Marotte joined Box and was responsible for growing his enterprise business from scratch.
However, Marotte says he was attracted to Box because of the company’s willingness and ability to move from traditional storage to content management. This is “moving to something completely different, but it’s important and central to all business,” he says.
“I’m from a world that has been imposing the message that cloud and data are important for the last five years … and extending it to content was very comfortable for me,” he said. I will.
“We are serious about providing solutions that solve business problems, rather than selling technologies and features. Companies are committed to properly hosting all content connected to their IT systems. , I’m convinced that I need a single platform. Level of security … and Box brings it to the table. “
Marotte emphasized how Box has “serious ambitions” with respect to EMEA, and the company recently added many prominent customers, such as BT, to its roster.
Not only does he plan to double investment across the region, he says he will continue to support Box’s already strong sales strategy and partner ecosystem.
Especially because Box has a stable enterprise product Hybrid work It is becoming more popular all over the world.
“This is a great opportunity for us,” says Marotte. “The new way of working will be a very hybrid model, so every employee must have the right tools to access the content they need to run their business.”
Box expanded into the cloud collaboration market a few years ago and is well equipped to meet these needs. Mariotte adds that by keeping all content in a single platform, enterprises can not only access their data, but also securely access it from anywhere. Device at any time of the day.
He said that the growth of SaaS applications is especially Remote workCan provide enterprises with serious security challenges to overcome and add unnecessary technical debt, but “if you can find a way to break silos and protect your data seriously, it’s serious for Box. This is an opportunity. “
Marotte concludes that enabling integrated workflows can enable businesses of all sizes to work smarter and harder, making Box a key partner for businesses across the EMEA region. I am aiming to hire one.
“There is no doubt that we can dramatically improve efficiency and productivity,” he added.