Barcelona, Spain, & Cary, North Carolina
Submer is proud to announce the hiring of CJ Bruno – former Corporate Vice President and General Manager of Intel Americas – as a Strategic Advisor in the Americas effective immediately.
CJ Bruno is a results-focused senior executive with over a 34+ year career as a Sales and Marketing Leader at Intel Corporation. After learning the business in supply chain and manufacturing planning. CJ spent the majority of his career in sales and marketing leading global/strategic account sales teams, driving marketing in North America, before 7+ years as the president and general manager of the Intel Americas’ business. With a proven track record in revenue generation, design-wins, demand creation, and brand building across all of Intel’s businesses, Bruno’s broad areas of expertise include leading global organizations, customer engagement, business development, global strategy/execution.
Since departing Intel in 2018, CJ formed his consulting LLC in early 2019 and is advising C-Suite executives on business transformation, growth strategies, sales + marketing plans while providing leadership coaching for several tech sector senior leaders.
“It’s an honor to have the opportunity to collaborate with the innovative, talented team at Submer. It’s rare to get a chance to work with a company with such a powerful combination of subject matter expertise, technology leadership and passionate, driven people. I look forward to the chance to help Submer exceed their global goals while helping establish and grow their North American business,” said CJ Bruno.
“Having CJ onboard will help Submer consolidate our position in the American market”, said Daniel Pope, CEO and co-founder of Submer. “We started our expansion in the North America’s market in 2019, and in just three years, we were able to set important milestones for the company and for the industry (as the launch of the SmartPodX, the very first commercially available Immersion Cooling system based on Open Compute Project principles, that conforms to both standard server formats and to OCP specifications for high-performance and supercomputing). The hiring of CJ is just another step towards the creation of datacenters that make sense.“
“As everybody knows, North America is the cradle of the datacenters, supercomputers and hyperscalers market. A seasoned professional as CJ will help us expand our business and support our customers all over the region”, added Pol Valls, CIO and co-founder of Submer.
Submer was founded in 2015 by Daniel Pope and Pol Valls, to make operating and constructing datacenters more sustainable and efficient. Submer helps enable datacenters that make sense through products, platforms, APIs, processes and installations that will move hyperscalers, colocation and huge industries to new levels of efficiency and innovation.