CloudBees Closes a Successful Year, Posting 77 Percent Subscription Revenue Increase in 2017

SAN JOSE, CA. – March 1, 2018CloudBees, Inc., the hub of enterprise Jenkins and DevOps, reported strong financial results for the year ending January 31, 2018, that included a 60 percent overall revenue increase and 77 percent growth in subscription revenue. CloudBees also dramatically expanded its user base, adding 69 percent more new customers than it did in 2016.

“I am very pleased with our 2017 business results. We never took our eyes off the ball, but remained focused on our growth and product innovation goals throughout the year,” said Sacha Labourey, CEO and co-founder of CloudBees. “The industry is converging at the intersection of cloud, containers and DevOps. We will continue to lead the way for our customers as they adopt and accelerate their DevOps initiatives.”

Starting with the appointment of Anthony Palladino as SVP of worldwide sales and field operations in December 2016, CloudBees strengthened its executive team. Palladino was instrumental in building out the sales and field organizations, providing expanded sales coverage throughout North America and EMEA. CloudBees also appointed Charles E. Peters, Jr., former EVP and CFO of Red Hat, to the board of directors. With growth of 67 percent in employees during the year, another key addition to the executive team was Evangelina Vallez, VP of global human resources. The hiring momentum continued into early 2018, with the appointment of Matt Parson, former treasurer at Red Hat, as CFO. Additionally, the  February acquisition of Codeship, a cloud-based continuous integration and continuous delivery service provider, brought Moritz Plassnig to the team as VP, cloud.

CloudBees brought on James Strachan, James Rawlings and Rob Davies, the engineers behind fabric8, an open source, integrated development platform for Kubernetes. This move demonstrates the CloudBees commitment to Kubernetes as the container platform of choice and the foundation of its enterprise DevOps offerings.

CloudBees’ success in the DevOps industry did not go unnoticed. The company was recognized with a Gold award for DevOps Tools from the DevInsider 2017 IT Awards, Best in Show in the SD Times 100, and the Best DevOps Executives award went to Sacha Labourey and Kohsuke Kawaguchi, in’s DevOps Dozen Awards. CloudBees was also recognized for being a premier employer, being named one of the 10 Best Tech Startups in San Jose by The Tech Tribune, and also listed in Wealthfront’s 2018 Career Launching Companies List.

Finally, CloudBees was ranked a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Continuous Integration Tools, Q3 20171.

About CloudBees

Backed by Matrix Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Verizon Ventures, CloudBees was founded in 2010 by former JBoss CTO Sacha Labourey and an elite team of continuous integration, continuous delivery and DevOps professionals. Follow CloudBees on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+.


Pompano Beach, Florida – 1 August 2017.

LinkIT LATAM announced today that Mario Pedreros, a seasoned IT executive with a strong track record joins the company as Managing Partner.
Mario brings over 25 years of experience in the IT industry in Latin America. After a successful sales executive career with AT&T and Novell, he joined Lexmark where he performed sales, marketing, services and general management roles at the country and Latin America level.

For five years he was Director, Sales and Services for Latin America. During his tenure, the Managed Print Services division, Lexmark’s most strategic business unit, became the top provider of advanced printing services in Latin America. In his two latest assignments, Mario was the General Manager for Latin America’s two largest subsidiaries: Brazil and Mexico. Mario built and executed a plan that made Lexmark Mexico one of the most profitable subsidiaries in the world.
Juan Carlos Cerrutti and Jaime Munoz, LinkIT LATAM founders and Managing Partners said: “Mario extensive industry and customer network in Mexico and other Latin America countries will strengthen our mission to accelerate our clients’ Latin America revenues while maintaining low cost and risk. We provide a warm welcome to Mario and excited that he join the team”.

Mario commented on his new role: “I’m very enthused by LinkIT LATAM strategic plan and growth potential, and looking forward to supporting IT vendors overcome their internationalization processes hurdles and achieve regional profitability faster”
Mario holds an Industrial engineer degree from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, and an MBA from Universidad de Los Andes in Colombia. He also received post-graduate Management degrees from Universidad de Los Andes.  Mario has attended several programs on leadership, strategy and management in the Ross School of Business at Michigan University, Harvard Business School, and MIT Sloan School of Management.
He lives in Florida with his wife and two daughters.

Advisory Board - Annoucement




Pompano Beach, Florida - May 19th, 2016.

LinkIT LATAM announced today the creation of it's new Advisory Board comprised of seasoned and successful professionals with experience in general management, sales and marketing, operations, and engineering. The Advisory Board members are:

  • Ricardo Carreon, General Manager, NCR Latin America, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Kent Erickson, Senior VP Operations, Cloud Passage, San Francisco, CA
  • Carlos Montero-Luque, VP, Engineering, ownCloud, Lexington, MA
  • Mario Pedreros, General Manager, Lexmark, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Dan Veitkus, Managing Partner, Corsica Partners, MA

The addition of the Advisory Board ensures that the young and vibrant consulting and outsourcing company provides superior and consistent value to its customers by positioning it well to deliver its vision of helping IT vendors generate revenue growth and profitability from Latin America while introducing to the region technology solutions that will contribute to its prosperity.

Juan Carlos Cerrutti, Managing Partner, said “LinkIT LATAM is honored to have gathered such a cadre of professionals to support the strategic vison and operational activities of the company. The new members provide us with strong and insightful counsel as we grow the operations and deliver value to our clients”.

About the company: LinkIT LATAM is a consulting and outsourcing company that eliminates the complexity faced by IT vendors entering or expanding into Latin America by offering services that generate revenues and control both costs and risks.




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