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Ripcord Adds Christopher Blake to Growing Team of Notable Industry Leaders
Ripcord announced Christopher Blake's appointment as the company's senior vice president of sales, continuing the trend of industry experts flocking to Ripcord. Other noteworthy industry leaders that have recently joined the company include the following:  Patrick Dennis, Ahson Ahmad, Jason Likins and Alan Brotman. Christopher Blake's appointment propels Ripcord forward and will help bring its portfolio of robotic digitization solutions to a wider market. The move highlights the company's desire to strengthen its customer acquisition strategies and develop deeper engagements in sales relationships. 

Blake's background includes positions at Iron Mountain, Dell/EMC, Oracle, OpenText and Quantum. He brings extensive experience leading sales teams in data management, information governance, IT hardware systems and complex software sales.

"As the world's first robotic digitization company, we're building a sales team that can build excitement around what our products and services can do for our customers on a practical basis. We believe Chris is the person to do that," said Alex Fielding, founder and iCEO, Ripcord. "We're proud to see senior leadership from across our industry coalescing here at Ripcord and we know that's because of what we're doing at every level; from the technology we're building, to the team we're assembling and the customer community we are attracting."

Blake will initially be responsible for managing the company's sales and marketing direction as well as driving revenue. In the longer term, he will also be responsible for building a sales team capable of managing a fast-growing customer base and developing a thriving pipeline. His focus will remain on Ripcord's annual sales and marketing goals to achieve the company's financial objectives and expand a global customer base with the latest Ripcord digital transformational portfolio of solutions.

"I've spent a lot of time in this industry and Ripcord is now the name that everyone is talking about. Right out of the gate, they've been doing things here that no else is doing," said Blake. "The company has a strong position in the market as it is, and I see it as a welcomed challenge to keep pushing growth and building relationships, day-in and day-out."

Ripcord is actively pursuing new customers and partners around the world, with heavy focus in the United States. The company is interested in customers and partners that want to benefit from Ripcord's unique approach to robotic digitization and content enrichment on our SaaS platform.
Published Tuesday, March 19, 2019 9:01 AM by David Marshall
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