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Ex-Google sales head takes CRO role at KX

KX has tapped Google’s former sales head John Hoffman as CRO to lead the GTM strategy for all of the company's products and the expansion of kdb+, a time series database and real-time analytics engine.

Hoffman (pictured) brings over two decades of industry experience also having senior sales leadership roles at Provenir, Clarity Services and Thomson Reuters.

He will report directly to KX CEO Ashok Reddy, who said: John’s extensive experience in enterprise software sales, specifically focused on data and analytics, and his track record of delivering significant revenue growth makes him the ideal person to lead the KX sales team as we embark on our next period of growth.”