Managed Services Icon Jay McBain Leaves Autotask

By Jessica Davis

Less than a year after he joined Autotask, Jay McBain confirmed in a Facebook post that he is leaving his role as senior vice president of the professional services automation company, as first reported in the MSP Mentor blog today. McBain said more details of the change would be revealed at the SMB Nation conference in Las Vegas, Sept 30 to Oct 2.

In a letter to employees first reported in the MSP Mentor blog Autotask CEO Mark Cattini tells employees that McBain’s last day in the Autotask office is August 31, although he will be available to help with the transition.

McBain resigned from Lenovo and relocated to Albany, NY to take the position at Autotask in December 2010. He previously served as director of SMB sales and of channel sales at Lenovo and lived in Raleigh, N.C.. While at Lenovo his strategy was to specifically target the managed services provider space. He began his career at IBM and spent most of it at that company.



This article was originally published on 2011-09-01