Red River, a technology transformation company, announced today that Kush Kumar will become the company’s new Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) effective immediately.
Kumar most recently held the title of VP of Public Sector Sales. He joined Red River in 2011 and has led sales teams that have averaged year over year double-digit revenue growth. Kumar has a well-earned reputation for exceeding revenue and gross profit goals while building, leading and coaching high-performance sales teams. As CRO, Kumar will be responsible for Red River’s overall revenue growth. In addition, as the company continues to accelerate its expansion, he will help drive Red River’s go-to-market strategy.
“Kush is a phenomenal sales leader. He is able to recognize and win opportunities that others might not even see,” said Alan Dumas, Red River CEO. “What also sets Kush apart is his ability to identify and cultivate the industry’s top talent. He is highly regarded for providing emerging and established talent with the space and opportunity do their best work. With his leadership, drive and enthusiasm, I have no doubt Red River will continue to achieve record-breaking success.”
Before joining Red River, Kumar started his Federal sales career at GTSI, working as a DoD solutions architect. He focused on server, storage and networking enterprise solutions. While leading a global team, Kumar played a leading role in growing GTSI’s DoD business to over $350M. After GTSI, Kumar became the DoD/Army sales manager for Oracle, where he leveraged his Federal sector experience and long-standing DoD relationships to create and sell IT services and solutions to meet the U.S. military’s demanding needs. Kumar is a graduate of the University of Virginia, where holds a degree in electrical engineering.
“During my tenure at Red River, I have watched our company evolve from humble beginnings into an industry powerhouse,” said Kumar. “I am committed to forging stronger partnerships, expanding our customer relationships and building new market opportunities that will allow Red River to achieve the next level of success.”