Acquia appoints A/NZ channel manager

Jae Kong steps in after Darren Watkins' departure in May
Jae Kong (Acquia)

Jae Kong (Acquia)

US-headquartered Drupal specialist Acquia has appointed Jae Kong to the role of regional channel manager for Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ).

Out of Sydney, Kong will be in charge of helping partners to build, manage and activate "digital experiences at scale".

He brings 15 years of experience in sales and channel management to Acquia.

He was most recently channel manager for APAC at Oracle Bronto, a cloud-based commerce marketing company acquired by NetSuite in 2015 for US$200 million.

He has also worked for Dell, Pacnet and LogMeIn to name a few companies.

Kong replaces Darren Watkins who departed from Acquia in May and it is now the enterprise account executive at Confluent in Singapore, according to his LinkedIn profile.