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Nexthink Names Eric Blum Chief Customer Officer and Samuele Gantner Chief Product Officer

Former BMC Software Executive Blum Joins Nexthink to Drive Continued Adoption of Digital Employee Experience Platform; Gantner Promoted from VP of Products to C-Suite

BOSTON – September 6, 2018 – Nexthink®, a leader in digital employee experience management software for enterprises, today announced that it has made two key appointments to its leadership team: Eric Blum as Chief Customer Officer (CCO) and Samuele Gantner as Chief Product Officer (CPO).

Blum will oversee all initiatives across Nexthink’s professional services, customer success and customer support services to help further grow the company’s already impressive client portfolio. Gantner will be responsible for leading the continued development of Nexthink’s digital employee experience platform, managing enhancements and related partnerships to help the company meet the market demand for its solution.

“Eric and Samuele step into their new positions with valuable insight, incredible industry experience and  innovative thinking that will help drive Nexthink even further,” said Pedro Bados, co-founder and CEO of Nexthink. “They are both valuable additions to our leadership team as we look to continue to drive market awareness and demand for our digital employee experience platform for enterprises, while aligning our business operations to support significant expansion globally.”

Blum has more than 20 years in the technology industry, holding several senior-level positions in technology services, sales and managing large international teams to drive revenue. Most recently, Blum served as Vice President CTO for EMEA at BMC Software, where he was responsible for building new market capabilities internally and with partners to sustain rapid revenue growth by leading corporate strategic initiatives in the Multi-Cloud, AIOPs and Cognitive Service Management fields.

Gantner previously served as VP of Products at Nexthink, where he was responsible for delivering on Nexthink’s product vision and defining the company’s end-user IT analytics platform roadmap, including products, solutions and strategic integrations. Prior to joining Nexthink’s product development team as an engineer in 2011, Gantner was a software engineer at Microsoft where he contributed to the development of Windows Live services and Lync, gaining strong experience working with complex software products.

Nexthink supports over 900 customers around the world in maintaining and enhancing the digital experience workplace. By placing a strategic focus on the end-user experience through automation, the Nexthink platform allows companies to have the visibility and control to resolve IT-related issues when they arise across all employee endpoints. With Nexthink, enterprise IT departments can take a truly proactive approach to IT, get ahead of potential problems and free up the department to focus on more impactful, company-wide initiatives.


About Nexthink

Nexthink is a global leader in digital experience management. Our products allow enterprises to create highly productive digital workplaces for their employees by delivering optimal end-user experience. Through a unique combination of real-time analytics, automation and employee feedback across all endpoints, Nexthink helps IT teams to meet the needs of the modern digital workplace.


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Justin McCann

fama PR for Nexthink