, the market leader in distributed desktop virtualization, today announced the appointment of Andrew McKay as senior vice president of marketing. Previously senior vice president at Attivio, which he co-founded, McKay has extensive executive-level experience and deep go-to-market success in the software industry. His appointment at Virtual Computer underscores the company's commitment to expanding its market share and making NxTop the de facto standard in desktop virtualization.
"With NxTop, Virtual Computer delivered the industry's first and only proven solution for distributed desktop virtualization," said Dan McCall, president and CEO of Virtual Computer. "Andrew is joining us at an ideal time to take our leadership message to a global audience and will be a core member of the executive team that will ensure our sustained and rapid growth in the burgeoning desktop virtualization market."
About Andrew McKay
With more than 20 years of executive marketing and sales experience in high-value, best-of-breed technology companies, McKay has a successful track record of delivering profitable growth and industry thought leadership through a strong ability to translate technology into customer-focused business value. He joins Virtual Computer from Attivio, where he was a co-founder and senior vice president for marketing and sales. Prior to Attivio, McKay held executive positions at a number of startups and public companies, most notably Fast Search & Transfer (acquired by Microsoft). McKay started his professional career leading engineering groups at Hummingbird and Sybase. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science from the University of Toronto.
"I'm delighted to be part of such a high-caliber team," noted McKay. "I joined because Virtual Computer is the only company that has actually delivered an end-to-end virtualization solution and I'm looking forward to taking that leadership message to a world-wide stage."