"We are extremely pleased to welcome Mark and Ralph to our company and to their respective teams in the United Kingdom and Germany. Their experience in understanding customers' challenges and delivering high quality solutions will be invaluable as we continue to expand the depth and breadth of our commercial organisation", stated Christopher Huggins, ClusterVision Commercial Director.
Mark Allsopp is a graduate in Computer Science from the University of Southampton. His experience in HPC includes a seven year employment with storage specialist Xyratex Technologies, where he held roles as a Software Engineer, Technical Project Manager and Senior Systems Engineer. During this time he obtained certification as a Xyratex System Engineer, and gained qualifications in Professional Project Management. This was followed by a two year period at Arkivum Ltd. where, as a Pre-Sales Consultant, he was responsible for developing customer solutions in archiving, storage and HPC integration. Mark joins ClusterVision as Country Manager for the UK and Ireland. Reporting to ClusterVision's Commercial Director, Christopher Huggins, Mark Allsopp is responsible for the UK team and all commercial and partner engagements in the UK/I region.
"I am excited to join ClusterVision and look forward to working in partnership with the team and clients on the challenges that lie ahead. Together, we will continue to strengthen the business, build upon ClusterVision's strong foundations and leverage its many assets to keep the company at the forefront of innovation, stated Mark Allsopp, ClusterVision Country Manager, United Kingdom & Ireland.
Born in Bavaria, Germany, but also fluent in English, Czech and French, Ralph Hinsche studied Computer Science and Mathematics at RWTH Aachen. He has a wide experience in the IT/HPC industry, holding Pre-Sales, Sales and Senior Consultancy positions at companies including Dressler GmbH Computer-Technologie, EUREM GmbH, Dressler Datensysteme GmbH and LANTEC AG. Ralph Hinsche also has management experience, for a while managing his own IT-consulting and distribution company. Since 2004 Ralph Hinsche held the position of Key Account Manager at circular Informationssysteme GmbH where he managed customer engagements in datacentre, virtualisation and HPC implementations in the science and education markets. Ralph Hinsche joins ClusterVision as Account Manager for Germany and the German speaking European territories, reporting to Jan Heichler, ClusterVision Country Manager for the same region.
"HPC is my passion, and I am eager to bring my energy and twenty-five years of experience to contribute to ClusterVision's business performance and company culture. Joining the ClusterVision team will present new motivations and challenges for me and I look forward to working with new and existing customers, and with our partners in the region, to help develop intelligent and valuable HPC solutions", stated Ralph Hinsche, ClusterVision Account Manager, Germany.