Google Cloud has announced it has appointed Helen Kelisky as managing director for the United Kingdom and Ireland. In her new role, Kelisky will be responsible for leading Google Cloud’s sales strategy and continued development of its go-to-market sales operations in the region.
Kelisky (pictured right) will be based in London and will support the growth and scale of Google Cloud customers across a variety of industries. She joins Google Cloud from OpenText, where she was vice president of B2B EMEA Sales. Prior to that, Kelisky held roles at IBM and Salesforce.
“We are thrilled to have Helen join us as we accelerate the next stage of growth. She brings a wealth of experience with her to the Google Cloud family,” said Adaire Fox-Martin, EMEA Cloud President at Google Cloud.
Kelisky is on the board of directors for Women in Telecoms and Technology (WiTT), a non-profit networking group focused on education and enhancing women’s careers.
In the last year, Google Cloud has seen over 80 per cent growth in total deal volume for the Google Cloud Platform. In the United Kingdom and Ireland, Google Cloud has seen momentum across all industries with brands including HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group, Unilever and Vodafone selecting Google Cloud as a partner of choice.