Blaize names Mark Glasgow as worldwide sales VP
Blaize has announced the appointment of Mark Glasgow as VP of Worldwide Sales. Glasgow joins Blaize to lead and grow the Blaize sales organisation seizing the substantial opportunity for Blaize pioneering products in the multi-billion-dollar market for AI in industrial edge, enterprise, and automotive/mobility segments.
Blaize Pathfinder and Xplorer platforms and the Blaize AI Studio Software Suite, launched in second half of 2020, enable developers to usher in a new era of more practical and commercially viable edge AI products.
“I am excited to be joining Blaize at this auspicious time in the company’s development,” said Glasgow. “Blaize has a first wave of customer traction with a compelling product value proposition that is truly unique in the world of AI processor technology, addressing today’s unmet requirements for economical compute and productisation of AI applications at the edge.”
“Mark has demonstrated success as a global sales leader building high intensity sales teams for market leaders, including Micron Semiconductor and Dell Technologies,” added Dinakar Munagala, CEO of Blaize. “We look forward to Mark’s contributions to acceleration of our sales path, building and expanding our ecosystem partnerships and customer engagements.”
In his 30-year career, Glasgow has a track record of successfully growing revenue for innovative technology-based solutions in early-stage, high-growth companies, such as SolidFire (later acquired by NetApp), and in Fortune 50 multinationals. Prior roles included VP of Worldwide Enterprise Sales for Micron Semiconductor, where he successfully built a new sales division, and Executive Director for the North America Advanced Systems Group at Dell where he re-architected the sales approach to drive significant sales efficiency improvements and revenue growth.