Nuix Names Veteran Corporate Sales Executive David Petty to U.S. Business Development Team
HERNDON – December 16, 2014 — Nuix, a technology company that enables people to make fact-based decisions from unstructured data, has appointed David C. Petty as Senior Vice President of Commercial Sales. Petty will focus on bringing Nuix’s unique technologies to meet the digital investigation, cybersecurity, eDiscovery and information governance needs of enterprises across North America.
Petty has a 20-year career of high-growth accomplishments including driving global market expansions and new product launches. Most recently he served as Director of Channels Worldwide and Emerging Markets for Systech International in New Jersey. He was instrumental in establishing a channel strategy and expanding international teams that achieved 100 percent year-over-year growth. Previously, he played a vital role in the growth of X1 Discovery and Damballa.
Petty began his career at Symantec as an Enterprise Account Manager. He then moved to Guidance Software where he applied his leadership skills to building the company’s footprint around the globe for more than 10 years, progressing from Director of Sales Worldwide to Vice President.
“Nuix will greatly benefit from Dave’s massive depth of experience in corporate sales as he expands our market reach and broadens awareness of the extraordinary capabilities of our product offerings in North America,” said Jim Kent, Global Head of Investigations and Cybersecurity at Nuix. “Dave understands the data challenges commercial entities face and is positioned to deliver the solutions that only Nuix can provide.”
“I’m amazed at Nuix’s ability to simply and speedily handle large data sets and can see a phenomenal opportunity to share this unparalleled technology with a marketplace desperate for solutions,” explained Petty. “I’m excited that I can bring together all my experience in forensic investigations, eDiscovery and cybersecurity industries with one remarkable product line.”