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John Hurley

Chief Revenue Officer

John Hurley has more than 25 years of experience in the technology industry driving success for global, commercial and enterprise organizations. As chief revenue officer (CRO) for Optiv, he is responsible for the company’s revenue-generation strategy and go-to-market approach to drive sustainable growth.


Hurley joined Optiv from Quantum, where he served as CRO and had oversight for a global sales organization and all routes to market. He also led Quantum’s transition from a traditional hardware business to software only, subscription and SaaS offerings. Previously, Hurley spent the majority of his career in various leadership roles at Cisco and Dell spanning sales, go-to-market strategies and growth marketing.

Hurley is active in the community and committed to helping foster the next generation of leadership. He serves and has served as a board member or executive sponsor for a number of philanthropic organizations including the University of Michigan Mott Classic, American Hospital Association Dallas, Cystic Fibrosis of Michigan and Van Andel Institute and Connected Women’s Group of Midwest Technology Leaders.


Hurley holds a bachelor’s in economics from The Pennsylvania State University.