As the SVP of Sales and guided by over twenty-five years of high-tech experience, Ray is responsible for driving customer growth and engagement for the company’s cloud email service offerings. Ray joined SparkPost in 2012, and was at the forefront of the company’s expansion to SaaS . Before joining SparkPost, Ray was the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at the DataRush division of Pervasive Software, an early mover in the big data space. Previous to his tenure at DataRush, Ray was VP Worldwide Sales for RapidMind where he spearheaded the growth that led to a successful acquisition by Intel corp.

Prior to RapidMind, Ray held positions of increasing responsibility in sales management, direct sales and technical sales at industry leaders Apollo Computer, CenterLine Software, Iona Technologies and Macrovision. Ray holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI).