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CAST AI™ Appoints Norman Henderson as Chief Revenue Officer

As Company Revenues Soar, Cloud Native and DevOps Veteran Contributes Expertise for Next Growth Phase: Expansion into New Markets and Partner Channels

January 19, 2022 – Today CAST AI™, the leading SaaS company specializing in Kubernetes automation and cost optimization for customers running cloud-native applications, announced the appointment of Norman Henderson as chief revenue officer. Mr. Henderson joins CAST AI at a time when the company recently secured funding from Cota Capital, Samsung Next and other prominent investors, and is experiencing rapid growth with the addition of dozens of new customers. His expertise and key industry insights position CAST AI for accelerated growth as the company enters entirely new markets including FinTech, AdTech and E-Commerce.

Mr. Henderson is responsible for CAST AI’s revenue-generation strategy globally, and his duties include overseeing business development, partner program and direct sales. Mr. Henderson will report to CEO Yuri Frayman.

“We couldn’t be more excited to name Norman as chief revenue officer,” said Mr. Frayman. “His deep expertise in DevOps automation and software-defined network architecture will be instrumental in helping our customers maximize ROI through cost reporting and automated Kubernetes management and optimization. And as we’ve already seen phenomenal adoption in 2021, Norman’s key relationships will help us further accelerate sales and revenue as we expand into new markets and partner channels, offering customers a one-click solution to immediately streamline and improve predictability of cloud costs.”

Mr. Henderson has a career spanning over 30 years as a senior executive at four leading enterprises, including vice president of global channels at CloudBees, as well as five separate startups. He has gained extensive experience abroad, having closed numerous prominent international deals involving DevOps automation and production IT, enterprise security, and complex software-defined network architecture.

“I am directly familiar with the challenge companies face when trying to optimize cloud costs,” said Mr. Henderson. “I’ve spent my career in senior executive positions at both startups and top-tier enterprises, so I’ve seen the cost reports from various cloud providers first-hand. It’s incredibly frustrating because there has been no practical way to optimize those costs. Even in the best scenario, optimizing state with manual cost management tools can take months, and there is no way to remain optimized. Today CAST.AI’s platform automates this entire process and brings immediate and significant cost savings to our customers, and I’m thrilled to be part of the team as we position ourselves for further growth.”

To learn more about CAST AI, visit cast.ai or follow @cast_ai on Twitter.

About CAST AI

CAST AI is the autonomous Kubernetes management platform that cuts cloud bills in half for AWS, GCP and Azure customers. CAST AI analyzes millions of data points, always looking for the optimal balance of high performance at the lowest cost. The platform delivers a cost-efficient, high-performing, and resilient infrastructure for every Kubernetes workload. CAST AI is headquartered in Miami, Fla., with a European office in Vilnius, Lithuania.
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