Sitecore supports Middle East and Africa's $4.5bln cloud applications market by appointing Mohammed Alkhotani

Banking and finance, telecommunications, and energy adopt marketing technology as the heart of their digital transformation

  
Mohammed Alkhotani, Sitecore

Mohammed Alkhotani, Sitecore

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: – Sitecore®, the global leader in digital experience management software, today announced it is supporting the Middle East and Africa’s cloud applications market by appointing Mohammed Alkhotani as Area Vice President of Middle East and Africa.

Across the Middle East and Africa, organizations are rapidly adopting cloud-based applications to drive new levels of citizen and customer experiences. As a result, the Middle East and Africa’s cloud applications market is set to reach USD 4.5 billion by 2024, more than doubling from USD 2 billion in 2019, according to a recent report by Markets and Markets. Alkhotani will be responsible for the company’s in-region presence and growth strategy, including sales and marketing operations.

“The Middle East and Africa’s doubling cloud applications market underlines the importance of marketing technology and content personalization as the heart of digital transformation,” said Mohammed Alkhotani, Area Vice President of Middle East and Africa, Sitecore. “At Sitecore, I’m eager to emphasize how marketing technology can enable new levels of customer experiences and e-commerce, especially in the government and public sector, banking and finance, telecommunications, energy, and tourism and hospitality sectors.”

In his role, Alkhotani will bolster the rollout of Sitecore’s $1.2 billion global investment plan. He will also support the integration of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robotic process automation across websites, apps, and social media.

Alkhotani brings more than 14 years of business and executive management experience. Prior to Sitecore, Alkhotani was with the enterprise application software company SAP as Managing Director of Saudi Arabia, and SAP Ariba Senior Director for the Middle East and Africa, along with ICT in Australia, and Cisco Systems in The Netherlands and Saudi Arabia.

“Mohammed Alkhotani has the proven leadership and experience in driving customers’ digital transformation and innovation to support Sitecore’s growth in the Middle East and Africa,” said Monte Wilson, chief revenue officer, Sitecore. “Aligned with our global growth, the region is poised for rapid adoption of marketing technology as the driver for post-pandemic business competitiveness.”

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About Sitecore

Sitecore delivers a digital experience platform that empowers the world’s smartest brands to build lifelong relationships with their customers. A highly decorated industry leader, Sitecore is the only company bringing together content, commerce, and data into one connected platform that delivers millions of digital experiences every day. Leading companies including American Express, ASOS, Kimberly-Clark, L’Oréal and Volvo Cars rely on Sitecore to provide more engaging, personalized experiences for their customers. Learn more at www.Sitecore.com 

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