Pure Storage Names Robson Grieve CMO

Marketing Veteran Has Track Record of Building Leading Enterprise Cloud Brands at Concur, New Relic


MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – January 23, 2019 — Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG), the all-flash storage platform that helps innovators build a better world with data, announced today the appointment of Robson Grieve as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).

Grieve will be responsible for creating and advancing the company’s global marketing strategy and strengthening Pure Storage’s market recognition to accelerate revenue growth. In his 20-plus year career, Grieve has held senior positions across all aspects of marketing, most recently as CMO at software analytics company New Relic. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President and CMO at Citrix as well as Executive Vice President of Global Marketing and Customer Experience at Concur, which was acquired by SAP in 2014.

“Robson brings tremendous strategic and marketing expertise to Pure,” said David Hatfield, President, Pure Storage. “He will play an instrumental role in the company as we continue to build our brand and deliver differentiated technology in the hybrid cloud world.”

“It is an exciting time to join Pure, with a robust innovation engine, customer-centric mindset, and commitment to growth,” said Grieve. “The market opportunity is significant and I look forward to raising awareness of the great work that’s being done to provide customers with the products, solutions, and knowledge they need to successfully address the challenges of modern business.”

Grieve will be based in the company’s Mountain View, Calif. headquarters.


About Pure Storage
Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG) helps innovators build a better world with data. Pure's data solutions enable SaaS companies, cloud service providers, and enterprise and public sector customers to deliver real-time, secure data to power their mission-critical production, DevOps, and modern analytics environments in a multi-cloud environment.  One of the fastest growing enterprise IT companies in history, Pure Storage enables customers to quickly adopt next-generation technologies, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, to help maximize the value of their data for competitive advantage. And with a certified NPS customer satisfaction score in the top one percent of B2B companies, Pure's ever-expanding list of customers are among the happiest in the world.

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Analyst Recognition:
Gartner July 2018 Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays
IDC MarketScape for All-Flash Arrays


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