Stax appoints AWS market maker Adam Beavis as Managing Director

Adam Beavis, Managing Director at Stax

Stax, the only native Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud management platform, has announced that Adam Beavis has been appointed as the company’s new Managing Director (MD).

Beavis joins from Amazon Web Services, taking up the mantle from Stax’s Co-Founder Thor Essman, who will now shift to become Executive Chair of the wider group.

Adam Beavis brings experience to Stax

Beavis has a wealth of experience, having spent 8 years at AWS in a variety of commercially focused roles, like Managing Director of ISV and Digital Native Businesses, Asia Pacific & Japan, Managing Director of Australia and New Zealand, and Director of Enterprise.

Prior to Amazon Web Services, Adam Beavis also held a variety of consultancy and great leadership roles at Red Hat, Thomas Dureyea Consulting, CommVault, and VMware.

As the MD at Stax, Beavis will drive the company’s Go to Market strategy and help create new markets for its cloud management offering as it expands into Asia and the USA.

He will work with Davinia Simon, Head of Sales and Growth Markets and James Coxon, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer at Stax, plus the company’s staff, to help firms successfully navigate the next big challenges in cloud and deliver ongoing transformative outcomes.

Stax executive delighted to have Adam aboard

Thor Essman, the Executive Chair of the wider Group appreciated this appointment. “Adam is a brilliant industry leader who’s been so successful in making markets for AWS.”

“On a personal basis, I have previously worked with Adam closely over the years and know how authentically he builds cultures of innovation and mentors’ teams to success.”

“Adam leads with passion and will be instrumental to our global expansion, all the while helping our customers step up into immediate and continued innovation within AWS.”

“With a lot of beaming confidence, I know that under Adam Beavis’ leadership, Stax will become ready to take its place as the globally preferred cloud management platform.”

Adam delighted to start new chapter at Stax

Adam Beavis, the newly appointed Managing Director at Stax said, “I’m excited to join Stax, and work with the incredible team and product that Thor and James established.”

“There’s a race to get new tech into companies and help them innovate faster with AWS yet businesses face challenges with migration, daily operations and continuous maintenance.”

“Stax handles the critical tasks and creates a solid cloud foundation to securely build upon.”

“Therefore, this impressive phenomenon harnessed from leveraging Stax gives firms the confidence to know their spend and if resources are going to the right places, thus helping them to move more efficiently, using digital transformation to improve business productivity.”

“We are continuosly experiencing a trend of software organisations leading the world out of Australia, whether that is Atlassian, Canva, Afterpay or one of the many hundreds of other companies that I have had the pleasure of working with over the past decade.”

“The challenges that Stax solves are experienced globally.

“Whether that is an enterprise undergoing a traditional digital migration to the cloud, or a digital native business that is constantly exploring the new cloud technologies.”

“We have an opportunity to accelerate growth by expanding our global presence and innovating the Stax platform, while ensuring that the company remains a great place to work.”

Thor will continue to play a key role in Stax as the Executive Chair of the wider group.

Thor will chair the board of directors and be an advisor, committed to long-term strategies, capital raises and curating the group’s culture that focuses on customer-first innovation.