Chief Executive Officer
Chief Revenue Officer
Mike deFisser leads the sales organization at Optanix and is responsible for developing and executing on a sales strategy that drives revenue and growth for the company. He has over 20 years of experience and proven performance as a sales executive, growing revenues for multiple global technology companies.
Before joining Optanix, deFisser served as CRO at FixStream and successfully grew their revenue while diversifying their routes to market in the AIOps space. Prior to FixStream, deFisser was part of the executive leadership team at BMC Software. Serving as vice president of a critical portion of their field organization, he was responsible for over $100M in revenue and helped lead the transformation of culture and selling velocity following a private equity buyout by Bain Capital. deFisser has also served in global senior leadership roles at companies including Hewlett-Packard, VMware, Veritas, Parasoft and Serena Software.
Mike holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from California State University, Long Beach and also attended graduate school for computer engineering at the University of Southern California.