Richard Roberts, former MD Commercial and Partner Sales for Cisco UKI, relishes new role as Purple’s VP EMEA.
Roberts is set to supercharge Purple’s EMEA partnerships and continue its fast growth. He will be responsible for leading the regional team and driving revenue through and with Purple’s customers, distributors and channel partners.
He joins Purple at a time of impressive global traction with major service providers, a series of large customer wins and huge growth in platform usage. Purple now boasts 18 million users, with deployments in 73 countries, with offices in the UK, Spain, the US, Singapore and Australia; with more international locations coming soon.
Commenting on his new role he said: “This is the opportunity I have been looking for and I am thrilled to be joining the team. I have been involved with Purple for the past three years, during which time the business has flourished in a challenging market. The proposition has evolved to capture the imagination of even the largest of customers.”