Partners Support the Announcement of Our New CEO, Jed Ayres

In support of our announcement, we are pleased to share comments from our financial, technical, and channel partners.

Jerusalem Venture Partners

“The partnership between Jed’s go-to-market leadership and Asaf’s product vision in the Digital Employee Experience category will allow us to grow ControlUp in ap very significant way in the international market and position it as a category leader in the emerging exciting space of DEX. Jed brings a broad experience of creating a vision and implementing it in both the North American and the international markets. We expect Jed to bring that experience as ControlUp grows to hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue in the next few years.”

Erel Margalit | ControlUp board director and founder and chairman of JVP.


“Citrix and ControlUp have partnered together for many years to help customers monitor performance and user experience. We are excited to see Jed Ayres in this new role because he has a track record of alliance partnering, innovation, industry trends and channel success that complements Citrix very well.”

Sridhar Mullapudi | EVP and General Manager, Citrix, Cloud Software Group


“As a Microsoft partner, ControlUp has been working for years with worldwide organizations to make sure that they can manage, monitor and optimize their Microsoft cloud solutions such as Azure Virtual Desktop and Windows 365. The new CEO appointment of Jed Ayres, an industry innovator and disruptor with an excellent track record of delivery in the EUC market, is great news for the entire community.”

Scott Manchester | Director of Product Management, Microsoft Azure Desktop and Windows 365


“I have collaborated with Jed for more than 20 years and witnessed his success in the growth and value transformation of five different companies. His ability to partner with innovative founders and accelerate their company growth and adoption is truly a unique gift.”

Tarkan Maner | Chief Commercial Officer, Nutanix; IGEL and Invicti board member; former Wyse and Nexenta CEO

Workspot, Inc.

“Jed has created thousands of believers through his servant leadership, vision and respect for all people. He transformed IGEL from a hardware to a subscription software company during very trying market conditions. That was very impressive and it is proof that executing on beliefs makes most anything possible.”

Mark Templeton | Chairman and Director, Workspot, Inc. and Board Director, Nutanix

LG Business Solutions

“We at LG have worked closely with Jed at IGEL with great success, seeing exponential engagement and customer outcomes, particularly in the healthcare and retail sectors. LG looks forward to further collaborations as Jed takes on the CEO role at ControlUp. I know that, together, we can have a high-value impact on making user experiences more productive, secure and engaging.”

Phillip Johnson | Sales Director, LG Business Solutions USA

Alchemy Technology Group

“As a ControlUp channel partner, we are pleased to see ControlUp enter a new growth phase with a leader who has been a channel supporter for years. We will continue to work together to bring our joint customers DEX solutions that solve their current challenges and help their companies scale.”

Mike Quirin | Partner, Alchemy Technology Group


“Like e360, ControlUp is committed to providing solutions that empower the modern workforce. We congratulate the ControlUp team on adding Jed to their leadership and look forward to furthering our engagement and embedding the ControlUp DEX platform as a core component of our solutions that support the future of work.”

Mike Strohl | CEO & President, e360

Computer Products Corporation

“CPC is pleased to see ControlUp add a channel partner advocate like Jed as CEO. Jed’s commitment to channel enablement is second to none and the CPC team is excited to further engage with ControlUp as we help our mutual customers power remote work with increased security, visibility and monitoring for the brilliant DEX that keeps employees productive.”

Bruce Poor | President of Business Development, Computer Products Corporation (CPC)

Bytes Software

“The need from our customers across the UK for a comprehensive DEX platform that empowers IT teams to support users faster and better is extremely relevant. We are thrilled to see Jed join this innovative team and look forward to working with the rest of Control Up to accelerate their success and continue to meet customer requirements.”

Peter Ely | head of modern workplace, Bytes Software Services

ADN Distribution GmbH

“We are pleased to support ControlUp’s efforts in EMEA and to see the company expand its business. As a leading distributor and training partner for Microsoft and Citrix solutions in Europe, our customers have growing requirements for feature-rich DEX solutions. We are here to work closely with Jed and the rest of the ControlUp team to bring solutions that improve our customers’ digital experiences.”

Hermann Ramacher | Managing Partner, ADN Distribution GmbH


“As ControlUp continues its expansion into the APAC market, Insentra is eager to further engage with Jed and the team to help our joint partners and their customers build better desktop experiences. Together, we will help our mutual partners and their clients simplify the management of complex workspace environments.”

Ronnie Altit | CEO, Insentra