Former Cloud Sherpas and Contino President brings experience growing cloud-based companies

CHICAGO, IL July 28, 2020 – 3Cloud, a leading Microsoft Azure services firm, has announced the appointment of Gary DiOrio as Executive Chairman of the company’s board of directors.

“Gary’s experience growing multiple cloud-based companies both organically and through synergistic acquisitions will be incredibly valuable to 3Cloud as we accelerate our own growth,” said Mike Rocco, 3Cloud CEO. “He understands the art and science of scaling a company while successfully integrating acquisitions. And his passion for not just growing companies, but also developing employees and helping them grow their careers resonates with 3Cloud’s vision and culture.”

Currently a member of Gryphon Investors’ Executive Advisory Board, DiOrio has held executive leadership positions across multiple cloud services companies. He served as President of Cloud Sherpas’ global business unit, as well as President of Contino North America, a leading DevOps consultancy and premier Amazon Web Services partner. Prior to his work in cloud services, DiOrio was a General Manager and EVP at Capgemini, CEO of Plaut Consulting, a leading SAP implementation specialist, and CEO of Intershop NA, a leading enterprise eCommerce software firm.

“Azure adoption has grown at an impressive pace and is expected to continue growing for many years as companies of all sizes continue their journey to the cloud. In just three years, 3Cloud has established itself as a market leader focused on delivering the ultimate Azure experience and outpacing market growth,” said DiOrio. “I look forward to working with Gryphon Investors and 3Cloud’s outstanding leadership to help build upon this world-class platform and accelerate the company’s growth both organically and through synergistic acquisitions.”

Alex Earls, Partner and Head of the Business Services Group at Gryphon Investors, added, “3Cloud will benefit greatly from Gary’s expertise in growing both early-stage technology firms and business units within global systems integrators. His depth of experience leading acquisition integrations—both at acquiring and acquired companies—will help to position 3Cloud for success in its next phase of its growth.”

About 3Cloud:

3Cloud is a “born in the cloud” Gold-certified Microsoft Azure technology consulting firm and Azure Expert Managed Services Provider that provides cloud strategy, design, implementation, and managed services to clients across multiple industries. Founded by former Microsoft technology leaders, 3Cloud combines a team of highly experienced cloud architects and technologists with a strong network of Microsoft sales and engineering relationships to deliver the ultimate Azure experience for clients. 3Cloud is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois with offices in Dallas, Texas and supports clients throughout North America and Europe. To learn more, visit