Google Cloud: Kirsten Kliphouse And Eduardo Lopez Take On Major Sales Roles

By Dan Anderson ● July 15, 2019
  • Google Cloud recently announced that it hired Kirsten Kliphouse as the head of North America sales and Eduardo Lopez as President of Google Cloud Latin America

Google Cloud has recently made a couple of key hires to drive the growth of its enterprise business. Kirsten Kliphouse was hired as President of Google Cloud North America sales and Eduardo Lopez has been brought on as the President of Google Cloud Latin America.

Both of them will head up sales in their respective areas. And According to CNBC, Kliphouse will also oversee how customers use G-suite along with Google’s broader services.

Lopez worked with Kurian at Oracle for 20 years. And Kliphouse most recently worked at Red Hat and also worked at Microsoft for more nearly ten years.

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“Kirsten and Eduardo are inspirational business leaders who will ensure we continue to build strong relationships with users, including HSBC, UPS, Whirlpool and many others, ” explained Robert Enslin — the president of global customer operations for Google Cloud via CNBC. “Their expertise in running multi-billion dollar sales organizations and managing large teams will be invaluable as we focus on accelerating our growth.”

Thomas Kurian — the CEO of Google Cloud — has been aggressive when it comes to making deals and hiring talent as Google Cloud is closing the gap against its largest rivals Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. For example, Alphabet merged the Chronicle enterprise unit into Google Cloud. And Google Cloud also acquired Looker for $2.6 billion along with Elastifile.