Rocket Software Names David Downing Chief Revenue Officer
Rocket Software, a global technology leader that develops enterprise software for some of the world’s largest companies, announced David Downing has been named the company’s Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Downing assumes the role as Rocket Software focuses on continued growth through its core solutions and strategic acquisitions.
Downing has served as interim CRO since March 2022. He previously served as Rocket Software’s interim President of Infrastructure Modernization and joined the company when it acquired ASG Technologies in 2021, where he had served as EVP Product Management and Marketing.
“In my roles at ASG Technologies and Rocket Software, I’ve seen firsthand the need for tools that allow enterprises to modernize their mission-critical infrastructure,” said Downing. “As I continue as CRO, I’ll be focused on maximizing the impact of Rocket Software’s transformational work on behalf of customers and building durable, organic growth.”
“David’s deep enterprise software expertise, along with his product, strategy and sales operations focus, are exactly what Rocket needs in a CRO as we increase value-driven growth,” said Milan Shetti, President and CEO, Rocket Software. “From his track record at ASG Technologies to his success as interim CRO, I am confident Rocket Software is well positioned to continue our growth trajectory under David’s leadership.”
Rocket Software partners with the largest Fortune 1000 organizations to solve their most complex IT challenges across Applications, Data and Infrastructure. Rocket Software brings customers from where they are in their modernization journey to where they want to be by architecting innovative solutions that deliver next-generation experiences. Over 10 million global IT and business professionals trust Rocket Software to deliver solutions that improve responsiveness to change and optimize workloads. Rocket Software enables organizations to modernize in place with a hybrid cloud strategy to protect investment, decrease risk and reduce time to value.