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Druva Appoints Tracey Newell to Board of Directors

Industry Veteran Brings Over 20 Years of Enterprise Software and SaaS Sales and Marketing Leadership Experience as the Company Focuses on Expanding Market Opportunities

SUNNYVALE, Calif. ‒ December 22, 2021 ‒ Druva Inc. today announced the appointment of Tracey Newell to the company’s board of directors. Newell brings more than 20 years of sales and marketing leadership experience to Druva, and will support the company as it prioritizes expanding routes to market and capturing the rapidly growing data protection market. 

“Tracey’s impressive history as a sales leader at industry-leading enterprise software and SaaS companies, coupled with her ability to inspire and energize an organization makes her an outstanding addition to our leadership team,” said Jaspreet Singh, founder and CEO, Druva. “As Druva focuses on helping organizations across the globe strengthen their data resiliency, we are excited to welcome Tracey as we focus on expanding opportunities and strengthening our position in existing markets.” 

Newell is the former president of Informatica, where she also served as a member of the company’s board of directors for two years prior to being asked to join the management team. Prior to joining Informatica, Newell served as executive vice president of global field operations at Proofpoint, where she led sales through a five-year period of hypergrowth. Recognized as a Top 100 Sales Leader by The Modern Sale, Newell led Proofpoint’s go-to-market team to become a top five leader in the cybersecurity market. Newell has also served as executive vice president of global sales at Polycom and held sales leadership positions at Juniper Networks, Webex, and Cisco Systems. 

“Over the last two years, the urgency to strengthen data resiliency and protection has reached a crescendo, and is now a mission-critical priority of every enterprise,” said Newell. “As customers accelerate their cloud modernization journey, the Druva Data Resiliency Cloud brings the simplicity, security, and scalability that customers demand in a solution that is truly differentiated in the marketplace. I could not be more pleased to join Druva’s board and look forward to supporting the company’s incredible journey.”


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Druva enables cyber, data and operational resilience for every organization with the Data Resiliency Cloud, the industry’s first and only at-scale SaaS solution. Customers can radically simplify data protection, streamline data governance, and gain data visibility and insights as they accelerate cloud adoption. Druva pioneered a SaaS-based approach to eliminate complex infrastructure and related management costs, and deliver data resilience via a single platform spanning multiple geographies and clouds. Druva is trusted by thousands of enterprises, including 60 of the Fortune 500 to make data more resilient and accelerate their journey to cloud. Visit and follow us on LinkedInTwitter and Facebook.

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