The single biggest revenue opportunity for Cloud Service Providers is as a Cloud Service Brokerage.
Gartner 2011
Christian Hess, Neostratus

The new colleague will take drive geographic and partner expansion in Western Europe and the Middle East.

CE On-Demand, the trusted cloud broker for Telcos and Systems Integrators is pleased to announce the further expansion of their sales team in the arrival of new Business Development Director, Christian Hess.

Christian has 20 years of experience in the IT consultancy industry with over 15 years spent at Microsoft, where he was most recently responsible for hosting business and strategy. At CE On-Demand he will take drive new geographic and partner expansion in Western Europe and the Middle East.

Christian Hess studied Computer Science at the Technical University of Vienna and started his own IT consultancy company in the 1990’s working on web projects and software trainings for enterprise customers like Erste Bank, Lauda Air and Billa. From 1995 onwards he worked on many projects, trainings and customer engagements for Microsoft.

From late 1997 until present he worked for Microsoft where he started as product manager for server technologies. Since 2010 he was responsible for Microsoft’s Communication Sector business in Austria. In this role he was responsible for Microsoft’s mobile business as well as the overall hosting strategy, which enabled him to develop close partnerships with the leading telecommunications companies.

Paul Inman, Sales and Marketing Director of CE On-Demand said: “Christian has all the qualities and skills we need for the company’s next step of evolution in delivering cloud brokerage services for telecommunication service providers. With his unprecedented knowledge of the technology and outstanding experience in the hosting business, I believe that together with the current team, Christian will help many existing and future partners to successfully deploy their cloud strategies and to bring many new users from Western Europe and the Middle East to our cloud platform.”

“I am excited to join the team of CE On-Demand and drive geographic expansion to new markets as well as deepen partnerships with our top strategic Telco partners. Quality and strength of those partnerships will be one of my key efforts along with positioning CE On-Demand as holistic cloud service partner in the uprising cloud business.”– said Christian Hess, Business Development Director of CE On-Demand.