Databricks Announces the Appointment of Adam Beavis as Head of Australia and New Zealand to Support Business Growth and Drive Customer Success
August 2, 2023
Sydney, Australia, 2 August 2023 - Databricks, the Data and AI company, today announced the appointment of Adam Beavis as Vice President and Country Manager for Australia and New Zealand (ANZ), bolstering its growth and expansion strategy of its business in ANZ which is a key market for Databricks in the Asia Pacific region.
Beavis is an experienced leader with over 20 years’ experience working in the information technology and services industry. In his new role, he will be responsible for leading ANZ business and driving data lakehouse adoption across a range of industries, including retail, enterprise, FSI, digital natives, government and natural resources, mining and utilities.
Prior to joining Databricks, Beavis served as the Managing Director of AWS cloud management platform, Stax, where he led the business growth through innovation and international expansion into new markets. He has also spent 8 years at AWS in a variety of commercially focused roles, including Managing Director of ISV and Digital Native Businesses, Asia Pacific & Japan, Managing Director of Australia and New Zealand, and Director of Enterprise. Adam also held consultancy and leadership roles at Red Hat, Thomas Duryea Consulting, CommVault, and VMware.
“We’re thrilled to have Adam join our leadership team to help supercharge our growth throughout ANZ,” said Ed Lenta, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Asia Pacific and Japan at Databricks. “He brings with him a wealth of experience and proven track record in helping businesses solve their technology problems, and I have every confidence that he will play a critical role in the future of innovation and lakehouse adoption in the region, helping local customers understand the potential of data and AI on a unified platform.”
“We’re in a pivotal moment in time where data and AI technologies are evolving rapidly. The companies who succeed in the next five to 10 years will be those who can harness the power of their data and keep up with the pace of innovation,” said Adam Beavis, Vice President and Country Manager for Databricks in ANZ. “Databricks is a global leader in data and AI and is primed to help organisations in this pivotal moment. As AI continues to define innovation around the world, I’m excited to work with ANZ business to unlock the power of their data by utilising the Databricks Lakehouse Platform.”
Databricks is the Data and AI company. More than 10,000 organisations worldwide — including Comcast, Condé Nast, and over 50% of the Fortune 500 — rely on the Databricks Lakehouse Platform to unify their data, analytics and AI. Databricks is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices around the globe. Founded by the original creators of Delta Lake, Apache Spark™, and MLflow, Databricks is on a mission to help data teams solve the world’s toughest problems. To learn more, follow Databricks on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.
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