Hightail has opened a UK office following its recent $34 million funding round to support international growth plans.
The global file sharing and storage service, formerly called YouSendIt, has appointed seasoned digital professional Frank Lombos to lead UK operations from its central London office, which is now home to a team of 15 people. Hightail plans to create more UK-based jobs over the coming year, while exploring further openings in Europe, beginning with France and Germany.
Hightail has 45 million users in 193 countries. Although headquartered in Silicon Valley, 60 percent of its users are based outside of the US.
Lombos brings over 20 years’ experience at companies including SDL and Coremetrics, and a track record of successfully establishing European offices for a number of US-based software firms. As Regional Vice President of Hightail UK, he will be...