Rafay Systems Appoints Cathy Grim, Seasoned Customer Success Executive, to its Senior Management Roster

Newest member of Company’s Exec Team to Help Drive Customer Success and Satisfaction

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 27, 2021 – Rafay Systems, the leading platform for Kubernetes Operations, today announced it has appointed Cathy Grim as Vice President of Customer Success. Grim is an accomplished Customer Success executive with experience driving retention and growth through customer loyalty. In her new role, she will lead Rafay’s Customer Success and Technical Support Teams, while working to implement customer initiatives to propel broader adoption of the Rafay platform within customer accounts, and increasing end-user satisfaction.

Prior to Rafay, Grim led Customer Success and Support at Cylance where she was instrumental in scaling the team to take the company from zero to more than 4,500 customers in six years. While there, she created scalable and repeatable onboarding processes which both shortened the sales cycle while also ensuring the quickest time-to-value for their customers. Her team’s Customer Satisfaction (CSAT) scores were consistently above 97 percent and realized renewal rates greater than 95 percent. Cylance was acquired by Blackberry in 2019, where Grim led the Customer Support and Success integration efforts post sale. Since that time, she has provided consulting to other startups who were building their customer bases and just starting their Customer Success programs.

“I couldn’t be happier with Cathy choosing to come work with us here at Rafay,” said Haseeb Budhani, CEO of Rafay Systems. “I am convinced that Cathy’s passion in striving for heightened customer satisfaction is going to be a key factor in ensuring our company’s ongoing success.”

“I am thrilled to be joining a team that values their customer relationships so highly,” said Grim. “It’s very exciting to me to see how passionate customers are about the Rafay team and the Kubernetes Operations Platform and I look forward to growing that sentiment as the company grows.”

About Rafay Systems
Rafay Systems offers the industry’s first Kubernetes Operations Platform to help enterprises maximize the value of containerized applications that deliver today’s business innovation. With Rafay, platform teams can operate modern application infrastructure at scale across public clouds, data centers, and the Edge. Deploying apps across multiple environments is streamlined, and enterprise-grade control and governance to application deployment workflows are offered through a single, unified platform. This breakthrough approach brings a new and much-needed operations mindset to the increasingly outdated Kubernetes Management market. With the Rafay Kubernetes Operations Platform, platform teams enjoy centralized visibility, management and automation across once disparate processes and systems, resulting in the improved delivery of modern applications. Rafay’s growing customer roster includes clients such as Verizon, SonicWall and Appzen. For more information, please visit www.rafay.co.

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