CloudBees appoints Stephen DeWitt as new CEO alongside Sacha Labourey remaining as Chief Strategy Officer

– USA, CA –  CloudBees, the enterprise software delivery company, today announced the appointment of Stephen DeWitt as its new CEO.

DeWitt is a distinguished technology executive who’s guided multi-billion-dollar businesses through IPO and strategic growth initiatives. The move represents a critical step for CloudBees, as the company expands its leadership position in the DevOps market and scales its global operations.

Co-founder and former CEO Sacha Labourey, based in Switzerland, remains a member of the board and the executive team, and very involved at CloudBees as chief strategy officer. He led the CEO search process with full support from the board of directors. He will focus on corporate, product, and partner strategy.

Sacha Labourey will partner closely with DeWitt to help shape the company’s vision for the market.

“The DevOps market is growing at a break-neck pace – and now is the time for CloudBees to be bold and fast in its execution,” said Sacha Labourey. “Stephen has a proven track record in driving execution, raising funds and delivering on bold strategies. His combined experience, business acumen and energy will invigorate our leadership team and drive the company forward in capturing even greater market share. At the same time, I will dedicate time and energy to strategy, where I will continue to impact CloudBees’ success.”DeWitt has a distinguished career in the technology sector. He has successfully built multiple start-ups from inception to scale. He has also served as a senior executive for influential market leaders HP, Cisco, Symantec and Sun.

About Stephen DeWitt

Most recently DeWitt served as chief strategy officer at Automation Anywhere, a global leader in robotic process automation.

Before Automation Anywhere, DeWitt served as CEO of WorkMarket, a pioneering SaaS-based labor automation platform for enterprises, which was sold to ADP. He also has served as CEO at software provider Azul Systems and as CEO at Linux server provider Cobalt Networks. Cobalt Networks went IPO and was ultimately sold to Sun Microsystems for $2 billion.

“I’m excited to be joining Sacha and the team at CloudBees,” commented Stephen DeWitt. “Having spent more than 30 years building innovative start-ups and running tech businesses at scale, I know first hand the impact our innovation has on our customers. I’ve known CloudBees for years and am honored to join a talented team as the company writes this next exciting chapter in the evolution of the DevOps category. The world has changed in front of all of our eyes. The enterprise is rewriting itself and the importance of automation and the software delivery lifecycle brings the future of DevOps to the forefront…yet again.”

About CloudBees

CloudBees, the enterprise software delivery company, provides the industry’s leading DevOps technology platform. CloudBees enables developers to focus on what they do best: Build stuff that matters while providing peace of mind to management with powerful risk mitigation, compliance, and governance tools. Used by many of the Fortune 100, CloudBees is helping thousands of companies harness the power of continuous everything and gets them on the fastest path from a great idea, to great software, to amazing customer experiences, to being a business that changes lives.

Backed by Matrix Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Verizon Ventures, Delta-v Capital, Golub Capital, and Unusual Ventures, CloudBees was founded in 2010 by former JBoss CTO Sacha Labourey and an elite team of continuous integration, continuous delivery, and DevOps professionals.

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