Nutanix, an enterprise cloud computing provider, has appointed Christian Alvarez as Vice President, Americas Channel, where he will lead Nutanix’s Americas Channel team.
Alvarez’s experience includes more than 26 years of leading high-performance teams in executive sales and channel management roles at leading telecommunications and technology companies. In his previous role as Worldwide Head of Channels and Distribution at Juniper Networks, Alvarez held responsibility for more than 14,000 partners and 50 distributors around the world. Prior to joining Juniper Networks, Alvarez held a number of senior leadership positions at companies like Cyan, a Ciena Company, Avaya, eLandia Group, Connexion Technologies and Terremark Worldwide, a Verizon company.
Nutanix’s partners include value-added resellers, distributors, system integrators, strategic OEM partners and technology alliances. In this role, Alvarez will drive Nutanix’s overall partner sales and go-to-market program to deliver greater business outcomes for customers and partners through Nutanix’s broad portfolio of award-winning cloud solutions and offerings. One of his key areas of focus will be extending the efforts of partnerships like Nutanix’s recent HPE partnership, which has driven further collaboration across teams and deals.