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Leadership Team

Leadership

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Our leaders represent a diverse set of professionals who come from the consulting, research, and technology communities. Our differing viewpoints and passion for making connections between business and technology are what drive us every day.

David Olzak
Senior Vice President

David Olzak has helped companies excel in emerging technology strategies, client experience, process improvement, consulting services, and building technical sales teams in cloud, cybersecurity, collaboration, IoT, and managed services. David’s teams have partnered with and serviced some of the largest organizations in the world.

Jason Hood
Chief Technology Officer

Jason Hood has almost 30 years of experience running cloud, infrastructure (server, storage, and network), desktop, service desk, security, HPC, and data teams for both Fortune 500 and private equity-funded companies. Most recently, he has focused on the operations side of large data centers, IT modernization, and cloud migrations.

Derek Gabbard
Vice President, Cybersecurity

Derek Gabbard leads Stratascale’s Cybersecurity business unit that includes technology practices and implementation teams. He has over 25 years of experience in information technology, networking, and cybersecurity.

Jim Middleton
Managing Director, Innovation Labs

Jim Middleton is an innovative, results-oriented leader with a wealth of IT experience. He leads Stratascale’s Innovation Labs, which includes a team of researchers and forward-looking technologists that guide clients on their journey to digital agility through identification of emerging trends, new markets, competitive insights, disruptors, and investments.

Michael Wilcox
Vice President - Office of the CISO

Michael Wilcox has more than 20 years of experience providing IT Security Leadership across a comprehensive portfolio of security environments. Michael has held CISO roles for a global Fortune 300 manufacturing company and the largest non-profit organization for cancer research. 

Marty Riley
Managing Director, Transformative Services

Marty Riley leads Stratascale’s Transformative Services group of management consultants and business advisors. He is an IT operations and strategy executive with over 25 years of experience in consulting, strategy and innovation development, design, architecture, and program management.

Adam Araujo
Region Vice President – South

As head of sales for Stratascale’s South region, Adam Araujo is focused on delivering strategic and innovative solutions that help clients solve their business and technical challenges.

Chris Autry
Region Vice President – Central

Chris Autry leads Stratascale’s Central region sales team. With 20 years of IT selling experience, Chris is a visionary leader with diverse experience in business management, strategic planning and execution, and has a reputation for exceeding targets through innovative results-driven approaches.

Jason Blank
Region Vice President – West

As head of Stratascale’s West area sales team, Jason Blank brings over 20 years of experience in the IT industry developing and cultivating customer-centric sales organizations that help clients achieve their desired outcomes.

Adam Marlin
Region Vice President – East

Adam Marlin leads Stratascale’s East sales team. For more than 25 years he has been helping clients adopt collaboration, data center, and security technologies that drive productivity improvements, cost reductions, and revenue for lines of business applications across multiple vertical markets.

Ryan Schell
Vice President - Digital Cloud Solutions

Ryan Schell is a successful technology executive who leads Stratascale’s public cloud business and has been helping organizations innovate for 20 years.

Joe Tarin
Director, Hybrid Cloud Solutions

Joe Tarin leads Stratascale’s Hybrid Cloud solutions group where he is responsible for development and execution of hybrid cloud go-to-market strategy and affiliated pre and post-sales engineering teams.

Maggie Crane
Director, Partner Management

Maggie comes to Stratascale from Dell Technologies where she served as a channel account leader for the Unstructured Data Solutions team. Previously, she spent two years developing value-added reseller relationships at Tech Data and eight years managing vendor relations at Presidio.

Will Dehner
Director, Cybersecurity Advisory

Will Dehner leads Stratascale’s team of cybersecurity advisors that strategically engage and advise enterprise clients.

Senior Vice President

David Olzak has helped companies excel in emerging technology strategies, client experience, process improvement, consulting services, and building technical sales teams in cloud, cybersecurity, collaboration, IoT, and managed services. David’s teams have partnered with and serviced some of the largest organizations in the world.

Chief Technology Officer

Jason Hood has almost 30 years of experience running cloud, infrastructure (server, storage, and network), desktop, service desk, security, HPC, and data teams for both Fortune 500 and private equity-funded companies. Most recently, he has focused on the operations side of large data centers, IT modernization, and cloud migrations.

Managing Director, Transformative Services

Marty Riley leads Stratascale’s Transformative Services group of management consultants and business advisors. He is an IT operations and strategy executive with over 25 years of experience in consulting, strategy and innovation development, design, architecture, and program management.

Vice President, Cybersecurity

Derek Gabbard leads Stratascale’s Cybersecurity business unit that includes technology practices and implementation teams. He has over 25 years of experience in information technology, networking, and cybersecurity.

Managing Director, Innovation Labs

Jim Middleton is an innovative, results-oriented leader with a wealth of IT experience. He leads Stratascale’s Innovation Labs, which includes a team of researchers and forward-looking technologists that guide clients on their journey to digital agility through identification of emerging trends, new markets, competitive insights, disruptors, and investments.

Vice President - Office of the CISO

Michael Wilcox has more than 20 years of experience providing IT Security Leadership across a comprehensive portfolio of security environments. Michael has held CISO roles for a global Fortune 300 manufacturing company and the largest non-profit organization for cancer research. 

Region Vice President – South

As head of sales for Stratascale’s South region, Adam Araujo is focused on delivering strategic and innovative solutions that help clients solve their business and technical challenges.

Region Vice President – Central

Chris Autry leads Stratascale’s Central region sales team. With 20 years of IT selling experience, Chris is a visionary leader with diverse experience in business management, strategic planning and execution, and has a reputation for exceeding targets through innovative results-driven approaches.

Region Vice President – West

As head of Stratascale’s West area sales team, Jason Blank brings over 20 years of experience in the IT industry developing and cultivating customer-centric sales organizations that help clients achieve their desired outcomes.

Region Vice President – East

Adam Marlin leads Stratascale’s East sales team. For more than 25 years he has been helping clients adopt collaboration, data center, and security technologies that drive productivity improvements, cost reductions, and revenue for lines of business applications across multiple vertical markets.

Vice President - Digital Cloud Solutions

Ryan Schell is a successful technology executive who leads Stratascale’s public cloud business and has been helping organizations innovate for 20 years.

Director, Hybrid Cloud Solutions

Joe Tarin leads Stratascale’s Hybrid Cloud solutions group where he is responsible for development and execution of hybrid cloud go-to-market strategy and affiliated pre and post-sales engineering teams.

Director, Partner Management

Maggie comes to Stratascale from Dell Technologies where she served as a channel account leader for the Unstructured Data Solutions team. Previously, she spent two years developing value-added reseller relationships at Tech Data and eight years managing vendor relations at Presidio.

Director, Cybersecurity Advisory

Will Dehner leads Stratascale’s team of cybersecurity advisors that strategically engage and advise enterprise clients.

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Leadership Team