Tehama announced the appointment of Nabeel Youakim as Chief Development Officer. Skilled at driving go-to-market strategies, revenue growth and business transformation initiatives for global technology providers of cloud computing and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions, Youakim will leverage decades of product development expertise and established industry alliances across the end-user computing (EUC) space, to help Tehama position itself for next-level growth and success.
“We are thrilled to welcome Nabeel to the Tehama team,” said Paul Vallée, Founder and CEO of Tehama. “This is a critical time in our company history due to the tremendous opportunity being driven by work-from-anywhere environments. Nabeel’s vast expertise in product development, coupled with the strong relationships he has, both across the EUC space and with our key alliance partners, will enable us to accelerate our growth by identifying new opportunities to help our customers and partners drive business transformation through sustainable, secure, and scalable solutions that meet the evolving needs of the hybrid, digital workplace of the future.”
Prior to joining Tehama, Youakim provided business development and consulting services, advising businesses, technology providers and investment firms on technology trends, investment opportunities and go-to-market strategies. Before that, he spent 22 years at Citrix Systems, Inc., where he most recently served as Vice President, Products & Solutions Architecture.
Youakim was also Vice President, Product Management & Strategic Partners, in these roles he has led various teams of product managers and architects responsible for the Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop roadmaps and developing the Citrix Cloud. While at Citrix, Youakim also held several other executive leadership positions supporting product development, strategic alliances & sales for the APAC region and Australia.
He also led the development of Citrix’s global strategic relationship and engagement with Microsoft. Under his leadership, Citrix was named Microsoft Global ISV of the year for both 2003 and 2005 and Citrix has won this award many times since. Earlier in his career, Youakim held director-level positions in sales and marketing at Microsoft.
“Paul and the entire Tehama team have a tremendous amount of passion and dedication for helping enterprises solve their most pressing business challenges when it comes to securely deploying virtual workforces,” said Youakim. “With enterprises continuing to re-evaluate and adapt their business models to support the future of work, whether fully remote, on-site or hybrid, it is a very exciting time to be in this space. I’m delighted to be continuing my journey with Tehama, and look forward to helping drive success and growth as they enter the next chapter in their story.”
Tehama helps businesses transform and sustain their remote workforces for long-term success without compromising productivity through the delivery of secure, collaborative virtual desktops. The platform provides all the components needed to enable a remote workforce including dedicated encrypted network channels, storage, and end-user compute infrastructure, and the ability to access and run applications such as productivity suites, development environments, collaboration tools, softphones, and web applications — without the complexity of integrating and managing standalone access and security management tools.