Zurich, Switzerland – October 12, 2016 – Squirro, the enterprise analytics and insight solution developer, today announces the appointment of Michael Hubrich as President of Sales for the company. In the newly created role, based in Squirro’s Munich office, Michael will take the reigns of Squirro’s global sales operations, and be responsible for customer adoption across markets, leading an international sales team from US, UK and Europe.
“It’s an exciting time to join Squirro,” says Michael, “the technology is fast gaining recognition and distinction in the market for the value its cognitive approach brings to unstructured data. What’s more, we’re starting to see a tipping point for large enterprises using actionable insights to drive their business decisions – Squirro is leading that charge, especially in the financial services sector. My focus is to build a robust sales organisation that can grow in line with the market opportunity.”
Prior to joining Squirro, Michael was the Senior Vice President CEC, Middle & Eastern Europe, for SAP Hybris CEC (Customer Engagement & Commerce). Michael spent 12 years at Hybris, and in his last role with them, he was responsible for a team of 80 who generated revenues in excess of€100M. Michael’s early career was spent in various technical, account management and business development roles with companies such as Verity Germany GmbH, Categoric Software Ltd, Softline AG and at MobiDig (mobile & digital) GmbH.
“We’re delighted to have Michael on board,” says Dorian Selz, CEO and co-Founder of Squirro. “As a company, we’re outgrowing our startup status and preparing to scale. I fully anticipate that Michael’s strategic appointment will benefit the whole company. He brings with him a depth of experience that will be instrumental in helping us to mature and refine our direct sales approach, and build out our channel opportunities across global territories.”