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Sales Director, based in Tokyo



Sales & Business Development
Tokyo, Japan
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024
Virtuozzo is a leading cloud platform provider that offers a comprehensive suite of virtualization and cloud management solutions for system integrators, cloud service providers, managed service providers, and internet hosting providers. With its extensive experience in virtual data center enablement, application management, and its commitment to open-source technologies, Virtuozzo empowers businesses to build and manage scalable, secure, and cost-effective Public/Private/Hybrid cloud environments. Its solutions enable organizations to deliver a wide range of cloud services to their customers, including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS). Virtuozzo is known for its high performance, ease of use, and reliability, making it a trusted choice for organizations of all sizes.

We are looking for a Sales Director, based in Tokyo to join our APAC Sales team reporting into the Vice President of APAC Sales with English, Japanese and Korean (preferred but not mandatory) languages.

Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?

  • This is an excellent opportunity to use your leadership skills to grow the Virtuozzo end-user business.
  • Strategic role covering leading the Virtuozzo business in Japan. Opportunity to contribute significantly to the growth trajectory of the SEAK business.
  • Be part of a high-growth Virtuozzo business and help customers build and execute secure hybrid Cloud solutions, which are highly relevant for all customers today.

Success in the Role: What are the performance outcomes over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing?

  • 30 days: Complete onboarding, develop a comprehensive understanding of the Virtuozzo products and solutions, and begin prospecting and identifying potential strategic business opportunities.
  • 60 days: You will have reviewed key account plans with the extended teams and have met your top 5 customers while reaching out to the others.
  • 90 days: You will have the fundamentals of pitching and demoing the portfolio's elements. You will have enabled your transactional channel for volume business and closed on simple use cases contributing top-line growth to the business.
  • 180 days: You consistently meet or exceed quarterly sales targets and revenue goals. Actively identifying and developing larger strategic business opportunities. You are partnering with the internal teams to drive customer adoption, value realization, and new opportunity creation to identify new use cases and ensure high levels of customer satisfaction. Actively contribute to sales and marketing initiatives to promote the Virtuozzo solutions.
  • 360 days: Closing multiple strategic business opportunities, contributing to significant revenue growth while playing a pivotal role in expanding market share and increasing customer adoption of the Virtuozzo solutions. You will continue to provide valuable feedback to internal teams to drive product enhancements and improvements.

As part of the Virtuozzo APAC team, you will be expected to:

  • Build effective business relationships with customer IT managers, Directors, VPs, and C-level executives.
  • Facilitate executive workshops to consult on the transformation of Virtuozzo and influence business and strategy.
  • Develop high-quality Value Cases and assist in ROI and TCO analysis.
  • Establish solid working relationships with Virtuozzo teams, sales leadership, Professional Services, and Channel Sales teams.
  • Spread best practices among accounts/account teams and elevate strategic mindshare with those accounts.


  • Self-motivated sales Leader who can drive the creation of a sustainable deal pipeline and hire new channel partners.
  • A Self-starter who takes the initiative and works with limited direction to manage complex deals while relying on a solid background in infrastructure, application, Cloud Software/Services Sales, Hardware as it relies on what is required for the deployment of Virtuozzo’s products and services, Partners/Customers Management, Retention, Planning and Upselling cycles, etc.).
  • History of solid relationship building with customers and channel partners, with proven ability to work effectively with and across all levels of business and IT contacts within large and complex organizations. A highly trusted individual who maintains and expects high standards for self and team members.
  • Analyses available market trends, using market research tools and leveraging own contacts to Drive Success.
  • VMware experience is a plus

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