Today HPC cloud provider Rescale announced that Zack Smocha has joined the company as vice president of product marketing, bringing two decades of experience in cloud and enterprise software marketing to his new role. As a member of the Rescale executive team, Smocha will play a key role in supporting Rescale’s mission to provide the leading cloud based high performance computing and simulation platform empowering the world’s engineers, scientists, developers and IT professionals to design innovative products and transform IT into unified, agile environments.
Zack is an ideal choice to drive Rescale’s awareness, product strategy and enable the sales growth in the simulation software and high performance computing solutions” said Joris Poort, CEO of Rescale. “In the last year we’ve had over 300% growth and made significant investments in our core products, including the release of ScaleX Enterprise. Zack will play a critical role in further defining the leading high performance computing simulation platform and bringing it to market.”
Previously, Smocha spent four years at Coverity (acquired by Synopsys) and one year at the software integrity group at Synopsys, providing software quality and security testing solutions, where he led the demand generation, product marketing, product management and business development for their commercial and cloud open source solutions. Prior to that, Smocha held leadership roles in product marketing and product management at Sauce labs, Athoc and Mercury.
“With the explosion of cloud and demand for robust and fast engineering innovation, to gain competitive edge IT organizations must transform their stagnant, on-premise resources into an agile, optimized cloud HPC platform. I am enormously excited to work with Rescale’s customers that are the leaders and innovators in aerospace, automotive, energy, etc.” said Zack Smocha, vice president of Product marketing, Rescale.