Dmitri Chen Joins New Relic as EVP and General Manager, Asia-Pacific and Japan

New Relic

New Relic, Inc. (NYSE: NEWR), the world’s largest and most comprehensive cloud-based observability platform built to help customers create more perfect software, today announced the appointment of Dmitri Chen as EVP and general manager, Asia-Pacific and Japan (APJ), responsible for driving customer success in the region.

Chen brings to New Relic over 20 years of experience in technology leadership, spanning software, hardware, and services. He spent the last 19 years with Dell EMC, most recently leading go-to-market efforts in the APJ region as the company’s chief operating officer and vice president of specialty sales, APJ. In this role, Chen was responsible for leading APJ customers through critical digital transformation efforts and driving growth through the adoption of the company’s technology solutions, including Dell, Dell EMC, Pivotal, RSA, Secureworks, Virtustream, and VMware.

“Leading companies across the Asia-Pacific Japan region are investing in strategic software initiatives to drive top-line growth, and New Relic uniquely provides the visibility they need to move faster, make better decisions and create best-in-class digital experiences. We are thrilled to have Dmitri’s expertise in APJ to help lead us to the next phase of growth for customers and partners in the region,” said Michael Christenson, president and chief operating officer at New Relic.

“As software is increasingly seen as the primary driver for business success for companies across APJ and around the world, the New Relic Observability Platform provides the insights that companies need to accelerate their modern businesses. I look forward to helping New Relic partner closely with APJ customers through this next phase of growth,” said Dmitri Chen, EVP, general manager, Asia-Pacific and Japan, at New Relic.

Leading companies across the APJ region, including AfterPay, Australia Post, Go-Jek, JapanTaxi, Komatsu, Mixi, Ola Cabs, Sansan, Service NSW, SG Cricket, and Xero trust New Relic to help solve their most complex software challenges, including migrating to the cloud, DevOps adoption, and delivering exceptional digital customer experiences. Research firm IDC predicts spending on public cloud services in Asia/Pacific will reach $76.1 billion by 20231.