Patrick Ball

CRO at Crux

Patrick brings 23 years of experience in enterprise software sales and marketing. He has led multiple sales global sales organizations and been a part of three successful IPOs.

Most recently as Chief Revenue Officer at Privitar, he led all Global GTM Revenue teams which included: Field Sales, Pre-Sales, Customer Success, SDR, Demand Generation, Partners, Sales Enablement and Value Realization (80+ headcount).

While at NextLabs, he ran all revenue functions and launched global partnerships with SAP, Siemens, Microsoft and the leading Big 5 SIs. Prior to NextLabs, he helped Cloudera grow from $10M ARR to $250M where he led sales for the Western Region. He scaled the sales organization by 5x during his four years and was a key driver in helping grow company bookings 100% year over year.

Before Cloudera, Patrick led all GTM efforts and launched a new software product line at Moxie Software. Prior to that he held sales leadership positions at BMC Software and BladeLogic. Patrick holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California.


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