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Shawn Rodriguez, WWT’s VP for State, Local Government and Education

Shawn Rodriguez

VP for SLED

WWT

Shawn Rodriguez, WWT’s VP for State, Local Government and Education

Shawn Rodriguez has been serving as the vice president for state and local government and education at World Wide Technology since July 2019.

Based in Maryland Heights, Missouri, WWT is a technology service company established in 1990, offering services such as IT integration and staging solutions, supply chain services, software development, multi-cloud infrastructure, e-commerce integration and big data, according to his LinkedIn profile

During his tenure, the company announced that its consulting and integration solutions for Amazon Web Services are now accessible in AWS Marketplace. 

The organization’s participation offers enterprise clients solutions for locating and contracting WWT’s professional services, together with leading cloud software products in a single, digital procurement experience. 

Previously, Rodriguez was the vice president for state and local government and education at  Forescout Technologies, leading his 25-member, SLED team to execute a high-growth go to market strategy. His unit addressed the customers’ challenges on risk and breach mitigation, device and regulatory compliance and operational simplicity.

He took on the roles of vice president for SLED and sales director for state and local government and K-12 at Splunk from April 2015 to February 2018, leading a team of sales directors and field account executives.

Rodriguez spent over seven years at NetApp serving in several leadership roles. His most recent position was SLED senior director for more than a year, running over 100 team members in customer and data management. He also collaborated with the leadership team to develop and execute the go-to-market strategy, resulting in market share growth of 300 percent in the enterprise accounts. 

Prior to the position, he was regional director for SLED East, directing field sales leaders, representatives and systems engineers to provide data management solutions to government customers. 

From 2000 to 2008, Rodriguez worked at Nortel as a sales director and a strategic account manager. 

As a sales director, he handled the expense budget for the branch and performed all human resources-related activities. He also served as strategic account manager, managing large and strategic accounts. 

Rodriguez graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte's Belk College of Business with a bachelor’s degree in economics.

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