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Confluent appoints Gavin Jones as Australia & New Zealand sales vice president
Fri, 27th May 2022
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Gavin Jones has been appointed as Australia and New Zealand sales vice president.

Jones brings 25 years' experience in leadership and sales roles at fast-growth, global technologies companies.

He will use this to spearhead Confluent's growth in Australia and New Zealand, with a focus on engaging customers and empowering his regional team to inspire businesses on the potential of data in motion.

Jones joins Confluent from Tableau, a Salesforce company, where he served as Australia and New Zealand country manager, ‚Äčresponsible for developing and executing its ANZ go-to-market strategy and Salesforce integration.

Prior to this, Jones held the role of MongoDB Australia and New Zealand regional vice president, where he built a high-performance sales and services team, developed its partner ecosystem and secured new business with iconic brands in the region.

"Confluent continues to focus on our customers' love. Gavin is a well-respected, world-class leader who brings a wealth of experience to our customers, partners and employees," Confluent chief revenue officer Larry Shurtz says.

"Combining this with his regional market intelligence, he is ideally positioned to scale Confluent in this exciting growth phase," Shurtz adds.

"I've joined Confluent at an incredibly exciting time in its growth journey. We have a huge potential market, as businesses are fast realising the benefits of real-time, event-based data and analytics," Jones says.

"However, our people will determine our success, so I'll be working closely with our team to develop a positive, empowering and innovation-led culture that creates opportunities for everyone."

Jones is based in Sydney, Australia.