As the premier government solutions aggregator, DLT is committed to driving thought leadership in the industry. In this effort, we sit down with one industry leader every month to discuss their views on technology in the public sector. Explore any of the leaders below to see how they are working to transform technology in government.

Alex Gounares, founder and CEO of Polyverse Corporation
Alex Gounares is the founder and CEO of Polyverse Corporation, the world’s leading cybersecurity vendor of moving target defense technologies for Linux. Previously, Alex led Concurix Corporation, a maker of Node.js profiling tools. Alex also served for three years as Technology Advisor to Microsoft Chairman and founder Bill Gates, as well as Corporate Vice President of Corporate Strategy in Microsoft's Finance Department.

Alex Gounares

Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Polyverse Corporation
Former DLT CEO Art Richer
DLT’s former CEO, Art Richer has extensive experience working with technology manufacturers, ranging from very large and established companies to numerous high growth and emerging technology firms. Armed with strong government sales and business development experience, he has helped technology companies grow their government businesses through cohesive sales, channel marketing, and business development strategies.

Art Richer

Former Chief Executive Officer, DLT
Former DLT President, Brian Strosser
Brian leads DLT's business divisions including the company’s technology practices, channels, marketing, and engineering teams. He is responsible for the execution of DLT’s strategy based on architecting, delivering, and supporting technology solutions through a broad partner eco-system to support the U.S. Government’s mission through industry-leading partnerships with many of the top technology companies in the world.

Brian Strosser

Former President, DLT
David Blankenhorn, Chief Technology Officer, DLT
As an executive with a proven record of leadership and business execution within professional and managed services, David applies his extensive experience to assisting public and private customers with IT strategy, design, delivery, and management. His expertise lies in Cloud Technologies, Virtualization, Data Center Optimization, and IT Service Management.

David Blankenhorn

Chief Technology Officer, DLT
David Drahozal,Senior Director of U.S. Public Sector Channel Sales at NetApp
David Drahozal is the Senior Director of U.S. Public Sector Channel Sales at NetApp. In this role, he leads all sales, marketing, and enablement activities specific to the Federal, State and Local Government as well as Higher-Education and K-12 reseller partners at NetApp. Under David’s leadership, NetApp’s Public Sector business has had great success, with over 95% of sales done through NetApp’s resellers. David believes a partner ecosystem for choice without compromise is a huge competitive advantage.

David Drahozal

Senior Director USPS Channel Sales, NetApp
David Egts, Chief Technologist of Red Hat's North America Public Sector
David Egts is the Chief Technologist of Red Hat's North America Public Sector organization. As the intersection between public sector customers and Red Hat engineering and product management, his customer interactions and domain expertise blend customer needs with industry trends to help Red Hat define open source computing in the enterprise. He has achieved Red Hat's highest level of certification as a Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA), and has received Red Hat's highest employee honor as a Red Hat Chairman's Award recipient.

David Egts

Chief Technologist, North American Public Sector, Red Hat
Don Maclean, Chief Cybersecurity Technologist, DLT
Serving as the Chief Cyber Security Technologist at DLT, Don is responsible for formulating and executing DLT’s cyber security portfolio strategy. Within the cyber security community, Don is a leader and mentor, frequently participating in programs such as the DoS Cyber Online Learning sessions and serving as an active member of the Cloud Security Alliance.

Don Maclean

Chief Cybersecurity Technologist, DLT
Herb VanHook, Office of the CTO, BMC Software
Herb VanHook is part of the executive leadership team of BMC’s Chief Technology Office, leading long-range strategic planning initiatives, while also supporting a wide range of sales, marketing, evangelism and customer activities.

Herb VanHook

Office of the CTO, BMC Software
James Ebeler, Chief Technology Officer, DoD
Bringing 25 years of U.S. Army service experience to Iron Bow, James interfaces with Iron Bow’s wide-array of Industry partners and the company’s DoD team to match emerging technology with DoD gaps to ensure Iron Bow is delivering integrated technology solutions that enable our Department of Defense customers’ mission success.

James Ebeler

Chief Technology Officer, DoD
Iron Bow Technologies
Kirk Fisher, Vice President of Sales, DLT
Kirk Fisher joined DLT Solutions in 2018 as the Vice President of Sales, leading the Digital Design sales division. With more than 30 years of Information Technology industry experience in the government market, including 22 years of dedicated sales leadership, Fisher has excelled in helping government organizations address challenging business issues using digital design technology.

Kirk Fisher

Vice President of Sales, DLT
Larry Bowles, Chief of Cloud Platforms, Red River
Larry Bowles is the Chief of Cloud Platforms at Red River, responsible for the Cloud Platform consumptive resell business growth and interacting with many Cloud Service Providers like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), and Microsoft Azure. Larry also leads the Consulting Services cloud delivery practices for the company and provides architectural oversight for Red River’s cloud projects.

Larry Bowles

Chief of Cloud Platforms, Red River
Lora L. Allen, Principal CX Advisor, Public Sector, Medallia
Laura provides strategic guidance around best practices and core competencies in customer experience. She works collaboratively with internal teams, as well as public sector clients, as they're thinking through the development of their CX programs.

Laura Allen

Principal CX Advisor, Public Sector, Medallia,
Lynn Allen, Global Technology Evangelist
In her 15+ year career as a Technology Evangelist, Lynn has coached hundreds of technical and non-technical presenters from multiple technology and design companies helping them achieve maximum effectiveness both live and virtually. She has received numerous awards for her contributions to the Design and Technology communities.

Lynn Allen

Global Technology Evangelist
Sherry Bennett, Chief Data Scientist, DLT
Sherry oversees DLT’s entire data science, management, governance and business intelligence portfolio. Sherry brings more than 25 years of data science and IT experience to her position, which supports emerging public sector innovations, data analytics, AI, and machine learning strategic initiatives.

Sherry Bennett

Chief Data Scientist, DLT
Steve Wells, Sr. Director of Program Management, DLT
Steve is responsible for the management and success of DLT's major government enterprise software license programs and high-profile contracts. Steve recently led the development of the industry-leading DLT Enterprise Agreement Platform, which facilitates the customer’s IT mission objectives by automating manual processes, improving asset visibility, accountability and streamlining the overall process for improved efficiency.

Steve Wells

Sr. Director of Program Management, DLT



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