Rocket Software appoints David Downing as chief revenue officer 

Published August 16, 2022, 10:34 AM

by Robert D. Reyes

Rocket Software recently announced David Downing has been named the company’s Chief Revenue Officer (CRO), assuming the role as they focus on continued growth through its core solutions and strategic acquisitions.  

Downing has served as interim CRO since March 2022 and previously served as Rocket Software’s interim President of Infrastructure Modernization and joined the company when it acquired ASG Technologies in 2021, where he had served as EVP of Product Management and Marketing.  

“In my roles at ASG Technologies and Rocket Software, I’ve seen firsthand the need for tools that allow enterprises to modernize their mission-critical infrastructure. As I continue as CRO, I’ll be focused on maximizing the impact of Rocket Software’s transformational work on behalf of customers and building durable, organic growth.,” according to Downing.

Rocket Software, a privately held U.S. corporation headquartered in the Boston area, partners with the largest Fortune 1000 organizations to solve their most complex IT challenges across Applications, Data, and Infrastructure. The enterprise software developer brings customers from where they are in their modernization journey to where they want to be by architecting innovative solutions that deliver next-generation experiences. Over 10 million global IT and business professionals trust Rocket Software to deliver solutions that improve responsiveness to change and optimize workloads. The company enables organizations to modernize in place with a hybrid cloud strategy to protect investment, decrease risk and reduce time to value.

“David’s deep enterprise software expertise, along with his product, strategy, and sales operations focus, are exactly what Rocket needs in a CRO as we increase value-driven growth. From his track record at ASG Technologies to his success as interim CRO, I am confident Rocket Software is well positioned to continue our growth trajectory under David’s leadership,” said Milan Shetti, President and CEO, Rocket Software. 

Rocket Software announced in April 2021 that a definitive agreement to acquire Naples-based ASG Technologies has been signed to grow its portfolio of enterprise software solutions.