It seems like most businesses are “flying in the cloud” these days. Gartner predicts that the cloud will eventually become more important than devices to organizations! But while cloud popularity has grown exponentially over the past couple of years as organizations realize what that flexibility can do for them, cloud computing is not without its struggles and complications. One of these struggles is deciding as an organization whether to use a private or public cloud service. Managing a private cloud is hard to maintain and requires many more resources. On the other hand, the security risks are higher with a public cloud offering, and changing between public cloud platforms is not easy.
Welcome to our blog series “CEO Corner” with the ServicePower CEO Marne Martin. Marne Martin joined ServicePower as CFO in January 2013, and became CEO in September of 2013. Previously she was a member of the founding team of the first GSM cellular company in the Americas, managed an equity investment and management firm as President, and led the successful IPO in 2008 of a 50 year old telecom services company as their CFO. Besides leading service businesses to excellence, Marne’s additional passion is horses and for fun, she is a dressage competitor and breeder.