- Motta will oversee sales of Sontype’s Nexus Platform for the western region of the United States
- Basak will manage and execute value creation programs and strategic transformation initiatives across the enterprise
Sonatype, which provides open source governance and software supply chain management has announced that Brooke Motta and Shawn Basak have joined the company’s executive leadership team. Brooke Motta joins as vice president (VP) Sales and Shawn Basak joins as VP Strategic Programs
Motta will oversee sales of Sontype’s Nexus Platform for the western region of the United States. Basak will manage and execute value creation programs and strategic transformation initiatives across the enterprise.
Wayne Jackson, CEO of Sonatype said, “We are excited to have Brooke join us with her deep cybersecurity and industry expertise. Additionally, Shawn’s extensive knowledge of the software composition analysis (SCA) space and experience aligning customer goals and leading growth strategies will serve us well as we continue to scale our business in the months and years ahead.”
High-energy, productive sales forces
Motta has twenty years of experience managing high-energy, productive sales forces. She has previously led teams at Wallarm, BugCrowd, and ThousandEyes. Her background includes tenure at six startups in the cyber security space. Out of these, she helped grow one of them from incubation to $100 million in revenue.
Previously, Basak was the general manager of Revenue Growth at Black Duck by Synopsys. He held that position after two internal promotions leading business development and strategic alliances. He was responsible for designing and launching go-to-market programs and products for emerging growth verticals in these roles. He also executed growth strategies at Workato and served as a growth strategy consultant with The Cambridge Group.