In the first episode, we’re delighted to welcome Jed Ayres, CEO of ControlUp, who will discuss his vision for ControlUp’s future. He’ll also delve into topics like EUC and DEX, and explore key strategies for ControlUp’s growth.
Topics covered in this podcast include:
- What did Jed learn from IGEL that will help him at ControlUp?
- What does DEX mean to Jed and ControlUp?
- Is ControlUp DEX today?
- How does AI fit into ControlUp’s future?
- What about Microsoft AVD/Cloud PC?
- ControlUp’s relationship with integrators, ISVs, and MSPs.
- Much more!
Jed is a very dynamic and transparent CEO. In this episode, you will walk around with a better understanding of where ControlUp is going and why you should be on board with us!
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About Jed Ayres, CEO, ControlUp
Jed Ayres is widely recognized for the transformational impact he is making on the end-user computing industry and joined ControlUp as CEO in August 2023.
Ayres has more than 20 years of technology experience and has a wide range of industry experience across workspace management, virtualization and mobility. Prior to joining ControlUp, he was the CEO at IGEL where he drove the company’s successful pivot from a hardware-centric to a software-first company and was instrumental in its acquisition by TA Associates. Before that, he was the SVP of Worldwide Marketing for AppSense, where he helped the company rebrand and achieve significant growth prior to being acquired by Thoma Bravo to be integrated into Ivanti. Ayres was also CMO at MCPc, a $300m+ Solutions Provider in Cleveland that achieved rapid and sustained growth and was acquired by Logicalis. Before McPc, he spent six years as SVP of Partner Management and Marketing at national solution provider MTM Technologies.
He has also held a number of advisory board positions, including Citrix Platinum Council, VMware Global Partner Advisory Board, and the Cisco Marketing Council. Ayres holds a BS in Business Administration from Sonoma State University and an MBA from San Francisco State University. An avid swimmer biker, and runner, Ayres successfully completed six full Ironman races and several ultramarathons. He resides in Marin, California.
Connect with Mr. Ayres on LinkedIn.
About Douglas A. Brown
Douglas Brown is the VP of Community at ControlUp, where he plays a pivotal role in invigorating the company’s customer and partner base. His responsibilities include cultivating and expanding the ControlUp Community.
As VP of Community at IGEL, Douglas Brown grew their community to 9,000 members with 330,000 messages, led the VIP Program with 45 experts, managed Technical Publications, and was the Global Technology Evangelist.
With 25+ years in virtualization and cloud computing, Doug Brown founded DABCC, Inc., a pioneering and top-visited EUC website.
Doug was honored as Citrix’s SE of the Year in 2002, received the Microsoft MVP award from 2005 to 2016, and earned the Citrix CTP and VMware vEXPERT titles. A regular speaker at industry events, he has been an active author for two decades.
Mr. Brown was awarded a US Patent relating to “social content management,” US#8903912.
Mr. Brown hosted the #1-rated EUC podcast show, DABCC Radio.
Contact with Mr. Brown on LinkedIn.
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