R3 announces Cathy Minter as new Chief Revenue Officer
(New York/ London) – R3, the enterprise blockchain software firm, has today announced the appointment of Cathy Minter as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Her appointment comes as R3 continues to drive forward new revenue opportunities beyond its financial services origins.
At R3, Cathy will take global responsibility for R3’s commercial activity and revenue generation. This will include growing the user-base for Corda Enterprise, the deployment of Corda tailored for enterprise use, and promoting the expanded use of Corda in across a wide range of enterprise use cases.
Cathy has extensive experience in the enterprise software industry. Prior to joining R3, Cathy served as Head of Americas Sales at enterprise software firm Docker. With over 20 years’ experience in sales, Cathy has held senior leadership positions at established enterprise technology leaders, SAP and Oracle, as well as emerging software firms SpaceTime Insight, a visual analytics firm acquired by Nokia in 2018, and Cordys, a cloud-based software company.
R3 is a leading enterprise blockchain firm which boasts a global network of more than 300 of the world’s largest financial services firms, technology companies, central banks, regulators and trade associations all building applications on its enterprise-grade blockchain platforms Corda open source and Corda Enterprise.
Cathy Minter, CRO of R3, said: “Throughout my career, I’ve worked on some of the most impactful enterprise technologies, like cloud-computing and the SAAS revolution. From talking with clients and contacts, it became really clear to me that blockchain is gathering steam across a very diverse range of industries. The speed of engagement and enthusiasm for enterprise blockchain is something I’ve not seen before. When the opportunity to work with R3, the leader in enterprise blockchain technology, presented itself, it felt like a very natural fit for me.”
David E. Rutter, CEO of R3, said: “R3’s Corda platform is now being utilised for everything from supply chain transparency to managing property sales. With this robust growth of Corda adoption into a diverse range of different markets and industries, we needed someone with exceptional skills in enterprise technology sales and a deep contact book. Cathy fit the bill perfectly for this role. We are delighted to welcome Cathy to the team during this period of exciting new growth and opportunity.”
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R3 is an enterprise blockchain software firm working with a broad ecosystem of more than 300 firms across multiple industries from both the private and public sectors to develop on Corda, its open-source blockchain platform, and Corda Enterprise, a commercial version of Corda for enterprise usage.
R3’s global team of over 200 professionals in 13 countries is supported by over 2,000 technology, financial, and legal experts drawn from its global member base.
The Corda platform is already being used in industries from financial services to healthcare, shipping, insurance and more. It records, manages and executes institutions’ financial agreements in perfect synchrony with their peers, creating a world of frictionless commerce. r3.com