BRISBANE, Australia, 30 April 2019 – Cloudscene, the leading telecommunications industry marketplace and world’s largest cloud directory, has announced the appointment of Belle Lajoie as inaugural Chief Executive Officer to lead the next phase of growth for the company.
Belle Lajoie has played an important role in the growth and commercial success of some of Australia’s most successful technology startups including NEXTDC (ASX:NXT) and more recently as Global Chief Commercial Officer for Megaport (ASX:MP1).
Cloudscene Founder, Bevan Slattery said “Cloudscene has experienced tremendous growth since its official launch in 2016, and I am honored and excited to have someone with Belle’s deep industry knowledge and expertise leading the team to focus on taking Cloudscene to the next level.”
Belle Lajoie said, “I’m excited to lead the Cloudscene team as I’ve always been extremely passionate about the vision of the company and have been an avid user and huge supporter of Cloudscene from day one.
“The team has a vision to build a neutral and trusted exchange platform for cloud and connectivity services. I’m thrilled to now lead the journey towards realizing that vision,” added Lajoie.
The role of CEO has been brought on to drive the expansion of the product suite, accelerate user growth and engagement, and implement a series of commercial opportunities to better support the needs of the industry.
Belle Lajoie will commence as Cloudscene’s CEO on 1st May, 2019 and Renée Harper who is currently Cloudscene’s interim General Manager will also commence a new role as Vice President of Marketing and Engagement.
Cloudscene makes buying and selling cloud and connectivity services simple. Supported by data independently sourced by the industry, for the industry, Cloudscene has become the trusted source for colocation data centers, cloud service providers, network fabrics and cloud on-ramps. Established by tech entrepreneur, Bevan Slattery, Cloudscene is home to the world’s largest cloud directory has become the industry’s go-to resource for comprehensive connectivity data on more than 6,900 colocation facilities across 110 countries. Cloudscene’s independent telecommunications Marketplace also supports buyers of colocation, IaaS, voice, cloud and internet services by directly connecting enterprises to the 7,300+ service providers listed on Cloudscene. www.cloudscene.com
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