Milestone Systems Welcomes Morten Illum as Chief Revenue Officer

Illum joins Milestone after eight years spearheading the growth of HPE Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company.

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Open platform video management software provider Milestone Systems recently announced the appointment of Morten Illum as its new Chief Revenue Officer (CRO).

Illum “brings extensive experience and a strong track record in channel sales across regions,” according to the Milestone press release.

“His leadership in driving transformation, coupled with his deep knowledge of the tech industry makes him an invaluable addition to the Milestone Systems team,” the company announcement says. “Morten has consistently demonstrated his ability to drive revenue growth, forge strategic partnerships, and build high-performing sales teams.”

“I am thrilled with Morten Illum’s appointment as our CRO which represents a significant strengthening of our company,” said Thomas Jensen, CEO of Milestone Systems, in the company press release. “Morten’s strong competences with channel sales and international organizations, his extensive background in the tech industry, as well as his proven track record in developing sales, creating the right structure for scalability, and driving business transformation, will be instrumental in Milestones ongoing transformation journey.

“Additionally, Morten is an excellent leader with the right values, and he is the perfect match with our People First philosophy. I look forward to collaborating with Morten to drive Milestone’s growth and success,” he said in the announcement.

Why Milestone Systems Hired Morten Illum as CRO

For the past eight years, Illum has spearheaded the growth of HPE Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, doubling the business within a five-year period.

“I am delighted to join Milestone Systems as the Chief Revenue Officer,” said Illum in the Milestone company announcement. “Throughout my career, I have witnessed firsthand the transformative power of technology, and firmly believe that Milestone Systems has a huge potential.

“The video management software combined with AI offers endless opportunities to benefit people, the climate, business, and societies. I am truly excited to become part of the Milestone team, contribute to the growth journey and unlock the immense potential that lies ahead. I look forward to meeting all the Milestone people, partners and customers – and get to know them and the business,” he said.

Illum will start in Milestone Systems August 1, 2023.

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