Bala is a key addition to the executive team as the company’s first CMO
BELLEVUE, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#cloudgovernance–CoreStack, a global cloud governance platform provider that empowers enterprises to achieve continuous and autonomous cloud compliance and operations, today announced the hiring of Bala Vishwanath as Chief Marketing Officer. Vishwanath will report to Ezhilarasan Natarajan, CEO, at CoreStack’s U.S. Headquarters in Bellevue, WA.
In his role as CMO, Vishwanath is responsible for global brand positioning and product marketing strategies, as well as for leading CoreStack’s market development, communications, events, digital marketing and demand generation. Vishwanath brings over 20 years of experience heading marketing for companies in semiconductors, financial, consumer, marketplaces, talent and healthcare industries. His cloud experience includes launching electronic design automation in the cloud at Nimbic. As founding CEO, Vishwanath led venture-backed Nimbic to eventual acquisition by Mentor Graphics in 2014.
“CoreStack delivers highly differentiated value to enterprises ready to leverage continuous and autonomous cloud governance so they can accelerate innovation and deliver predictable outcomes,” said Natarajan. “The new CMO role is a vital part of our strategy in continuing to expand our global footprint. Bala is the right person to position CoreStack to the right audience with the right message as we continue to pursue our ambitious growth plans,” Natarajan added.
“I’m thrilled to join a company that is revolutionizing cloud management with cutting-edge solutions crafted specifically to solve cloud governance challenges,” Vishwanath said. “CoreStack packs a punch – great people, awesome product, enviable position, and a bright future. I’m excited to work with brilliant minds at CoreStack to tell our exciting story of how we help enterprises ensure compliance and automate cloud operations, and to contribute towards the next phase in CoreStack’s continued journey of growth,” he added.
Vishwanath’s appointment continues CoreStack’s expansion by adding to the company’s leadership and industry expertise. CoreStack’s operations includes US headquarters based in Bellevue, WA as well as India presence in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Bala holds an Advanced VLSI Engineering certificate from University of California, Berkeley, a MS in Electrical Engineering from University of Hawaii, Manoa and a BE in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from BITS, Pilani India. Bala is the author of “Journey of Growth”, where he details a systematic go-to-market framework for successfully taking products to market, finding product-market and channel-market fit and scaling for growth.
CoreStack empowers enterprises to rapidly achieve continuous and autonomous cloud governance so they can accelerate innovation and deliver predictable outcomes. CoreStack does this by ensuring cloud compliance and automating their cloud operations. CoreStack’s cloud-native, multi-cloud compliance platform is used today by many leading global enterprises. CoreStack is backed by industry-leading advisors, a stellar leadership team and creative investors. Gartner called CoreStack a Cool Vendor 2019 in Cloud Computing. www.corestack.io
Bala Vishwanath, CMO