Michiel von der Crone

Michiel von der Crone

Chief Technology Officer EMEA, Commvault

Michiel started his career in 1992 as a Systems Engineer with a Belgian storage solution distributor in Legato products. Later he became a pre-sales expert for EMC software. He joined Commvault in 2007, in the EMEA North team to provide Pre-Sales support in Belgium, in 2009 he was promoted to the EMEA Product Specialist role and his focus on archiving and search has been instrumental in the EMEA wide success of this product initiative. Taking on the role of Product Director in 2010, he was responsible for linking up the capabilities and knowledge of the EMEA product specialist and field sales teams with the corporate teams, primarily the product management and SME teams to provide the latest product information and sales initiatives to the field. In 2012, Michiel became responsible for the FAST (Field Advisory Services Team), including all product specialists, to help the company be even more successful in larger opportunities. The FASTeam has, in addition to the EMEA product management role, an advisory role to help out the entire EMEA (pre-)sales field in complex and challenging environments. After this Michiel runt the technical team of the Cloud Solutions Group within Commvault. The Cloud Solutions Group is dedicated to help and assist service providers and partners who want to deliver a data management service. Today Michiel is Commvault’s EMEA Chief Technology Officer and in this role he position and present Commvault technology strategy, vision, roadmap and solutions to customers, partners and analyst audiences, demonstrating unique alignment to customer business and technical objectives and exceptional vision and technology leadership.