2017 Fed 100

Federal 100: Bill J. Rowan

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Name: Bill J. Rowan
Title: Vice President of Federal Sales
Agency/Company: VMware

The cloud coach. Hybrid cloud is a compelling concept that can get quite messy in practice. Rowan and his team went to great lengths in 2016 to make that complex combination of commercial services, private clouds and agency data centers succeed for several major agencies. He personally worked with federal executives to understand the gains they could realize while making sure the potential pitfalls were clearly mapped and planned for. That “holistic and visionary approach [and] on-point analysis of potential efficiency gains have earned the respect and attention of federal IT decision-makers,” a Defense Department customer said.

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