Sharon Payne-Young: Director of System Integrators – Public Sector Channels at IronNet Cybersecurity
Sharon Payne-Young is the director of System Integrators – Public Sector Channels at IronNet Cybersecurity, working out of Wilmington, North Carolina. She serves as a trusted adviser to members of the defense industrial base and federal government agencies on cybersecurity-related topics, according to her LinkedIn profile.
Payne-Young has been working at Virginia-headquartered IronNet for only seven months. In her current role, she helps ensure the expansion of her company’s partner ecosystem as it supports and defends its federal and state customers, as well as in America’s DIB sector.
Before joining IronNet, Payne-Young held key positions at Trustwave, a Chicago-headquartered standalone business unit of Singapore’s Singtel. In the said role, she served as technical alliance manager for Trustwave’s most strategic partner – Palo Alto Networks. Additionally, she trained sales teams on how to effectively recognize opportunities and assisted on qualification calls with prospects as a subject-matter expert.
Previously, Payne-Young served as a client partner executive of public sector alliances and channels at Verizon Enterprise Solutions, where she built new alliances or renewed old ones with key technology partners and system integrators, her biography further reveals.
Contemporaneous with her jobs in technology companies, Payne-Young said that she managed to establish a separate consulting business by building a reputation as a trusted adviser to the government information technology community, often introducing innovative solutions to key executives and their support staff.
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