10 February 2022
Women in Telecoms & Technology is pleased to announce that director Helen Kelisky has been appointed as managing director for Google Cloud UK and Ireland. She has overall responsibility for the company’s sales strategy and continued development of its sales operations in the region.
Before joining Google, Helen was Vice President for B2B Sales across EMEA for OpenText, and prior to this, Senior Vice President at Salesforce, responsible for establishing, setting the strategy, and leading the Cloud Sales organisation for UK and Ireland. Previously in IBM, Helen held a number of leadership roles, latterly heading up IBM’s Cloud business, leading the UK and Ireland organisation’s digital transformation to think and act ‘Cloud First’.
Given the enormous amount of change the world is experiencing – health, climate, technology and more – Helen believes it’s never been more important to champion diversity and inclusion in all its forms. She has been voted as one of the Most Influential Women in UK Tech for the last five years consecutively 2017-2021 (Computer Weekly), and lives in London with her husband and two children.