Herndon, VA (PRWEB) September 11, 2013
Windward IT Solutions, the pioneer in Service-Centric IT solutions, announced today the expansion of the Executive Team and the appointment of John Scott as the new Vice President of Strategic Development. In this role, Mr. Scott will be responsible for driving corporate strategy, product development initiatives and supporting strategic sales activities.
“Windward has been experiencing tremendous growth and is at a pivotal juncture in its evolution. We were looking to expand the breadth and depth of our management team as we prepare to take the next step as a company. We are excited to have someone with John’s background join the team at Windward and help chart the course forward,” said Sean McDermott, CEO and Founder of Windward. “With over 18 years related experience and subject matter expertise, John will prove invaluable to both current and future company initiatives.”
“I am thrilled and honored to have been selected for this position and to have this exceptional opportunity. Windward has developed a genuinely unique position in the marketplace delivering highly differentiated services, which are essential to all of the major IT trends we see in the market - IT as a Service (XaaS), Cloud Computing, Enterprise Mobility and others,” said John Scott. ”I look forward to helping drive Windward’s vision to aid customers with the transformation in the delivery of IT Services from the traditional stove pipe disciplines to a truly customer centric approach. This shift is central to the success of tomorrow’s IT organization as they position to better meet the needs of their customers and varied constituents.”
Mr. Scott brings broad management and operational experience to Windward having held various senior management positions with diverse technology companies over the past twenty years. Most recently, Mr. Scott served as Vice President, Emerging Technologies at CRGT, a Federal IT Services company. Prior to CRGT, Mr. Scott served as Program Executive for BMC Software, where he was responsible for the Service Automation and Atrium Product Portfolios following the acquisition of RealOps, a product pioneer in IT Process Automation. Mr. Scott served as Vice President of Product Development for RealOps from its inception as a venture backed start-up company. Previously, Mr. Scott held executive positions with leading Enterprise Hosting providers Digex (now part of Verizon Business Services) and NTT America (NTT/Verio). Mr. Scott was also Co-founder and Vice President for the MSP, SevenSpace (acquired by Sun Microsystems), and began his career at Accenture. Mr. Scott graduated from Georgetown University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration, and a double degree in Finance and Internal Business.
About Windward IT Solutions
Founded in 1997, Windward IT Solutions is at the forefront of Service-Centric IT. With strategic consulting, unparalleled technical expertise, and our proven Windward Service-Centric IT Roadmap, we help our clients align the core competencies of process, organization, information, and technology to effectively address business and mission priorities. Windward offers a proven set of technology-independent solutions focused on the three core disciplines of Service-Centric IT – Service Management, Infrastructure Management, and Operations Management – to help our clients plan and deliver high-impact IT services. Windward is headquartered in Herndon, VA. More information on the company can be found online at: http://www.windwardits.com.