Stratodesk Hires VP of Strategy, Business Development

Endpoint OS innovator Stratodesk announced Ricardo Antuna has joined the company as Vice President of Strategy and Business Development. Antuna will lead Stratodesk’s global technology alliances and will drive the company’s corporate strategy to accelerate growth.

Antuna’s appointment is in response to the demand for the company’s technology-agnostic OS for endpoint devices aimed at secure cloud-first or hybrid workspaces. He joins an experienced executive team that includes CEO and founder Emanuel Pirker, VP of Global Solutions Engineering, VP of Sales and Channel Steve Thompson, and VP of Marketing Allison Darin.

Stratodesk’s customer-centric approach to workforce productivity lets IT teams transform new or existing laptops, thin clients, desktop computers, and hybrid devices into secure enterprise edge and cloud workspaces. Stratodesk NoTouch OS allows IT teams to convert any x64, x86 or ARM-based hardware into modern machines with the latest software and security capabilities for end-users, while giving IT complete control over the asset.

Offering deployment on-premises or through the cloud, Stratodesk can deliver centrally managed endpoints in minutes to end-users physically located anywhere in the world. Complementing Stratodesk’s software innovation and leadership with its technology partner program, Stratodesk PLUS, provides customers with complete, compatible and validated Stratodesk NoTouch partner solutions across critical elements of their environment including security, hardware, performance, printing, analytics, peripherals, collaboration and other software applications.

Antuna brings 25 years of experience as an executive at disruptive technology companies. Most recently he served as head of alliances at companies including Equinix. Previously, he was the vice president of corporate development at Nexenta leading the organization to its acquisition by DataDirect Networks. Before Nexenta, he was vice president of products and alliances at virtual desktop pioneer Wyse Technology, acquired by Dell. Antuna also held executive roles at Dell, CA Technologies, Quest Software and Acronis.

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