An application is more than just an icon; it’s the new digital marketplace. It’s the way that businesses bring buyers and sellers together. The world we live in today puts applications at the center of how companies operate, whether we’re talking about a frontend consumer-facing retail, an application user interface, or the backend machine-to-machine. If any part of that goes down, businesses go down. The stakes are high…and that’s where NGINX comes in.
NGINX sits at the heart of the modern web – helping the world’s most innovative companies deliver their sites and applications with performance, reliability, security, and scale. NGINX takes the complexity out of delivering applications so that customers can focus on building the cool stuff. NGINX focuses on building the tools to help customers deliver extraordinary applications, whether that application is a small application for oneself, or a startup, or a complex microservice-based architecture that’s built with hundreds of developers and delivered to millions of users. They do this with the most elegant and high-performance software available.
NGINX offers an award-winning, comprehensive application delivery platform in use on more than 300 million sites worldwide. Companies around the world rely on NGINX to ensure flawless digital experiences through features such as advanced load balancing, web and mobile acceleration, security controls, application monitoring, and management. More than 59% of the Internet’s busiest websites rely on NGINX.
NGINX is headquartered in San Francisco, with its EMEA headquarters in Cork, Ireland. They are venture-backed by NEA, Index Ventures, e.ventures, Blue Cloud Ventures and Telstra Ventures.
3FORTY3 Executive Search Summary
Searches Completed: Chief Marketing Officer
Reporting to the CEO, Gus Robertson, NGINX seeks a broad gauged / outbound-focused CMO who will help scale the business as it evolves from a single product to multi-product company. Our new CMO will bring a proven track of success developing world-class marketing strategies and mentoring / building a high-caliber team. The CMO will have responsibility for all go-to-market activities focused on NGINX target market (s) including positioning / messaging, packaging, pricing, competitive analysis, lead generation, branding, developer and event marketing, PR and communications and will be a key spokesperson for the company to analysts, customers, and partners.