Impelix Appoints Alan Dorrian as Vice President of Sales

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Alan Dorrian, former founder of one of Chicago's fastest growing IT VARs, joins Cybersecurity and Networking firm Impelix as VP of Sales to accelerate growth.

Today, Impelix announced the appointment of Alan Dorrian as the company’s Vice President of Sales, effective immediately. In his new role, Mr. Dorrian will oversee all sales activities and spearhead the company’s business development, with a focus on gaining new clients to accelerate growth.

Most notably, Mr. Dorrian was the Founder and Former Chairman of Integrated Data Storage, named six times to Chicago Crain’s Fast Fifty list before its acquisition in 2017.

“The Partners realized that we hadn’t met anyone who would be a better fit for the position than Alan Dorrian,” said Impelix Founding Partner Nevin Greenberg. “His exceptional success as a leader in enterprise IT for over two decades, particularly in founding one of the fastest-growing VARs in Chicago’s history, made him the obvious choice as we look to accelerate our growth.”

Mr. Dorrian brings over 20 years of experience in the enterprise IT industry as first a top sales performer, then manager and trainer, and for the last 16 years, one of Chicago’s most successful and awarded entrepreneurs. Upon founding IDS in 2002, he led the IT solutions provider’s growth from three people to being ranked tenth on the Crain’s Chicago Fast Fifty list seven years later in 2010 with over 30 million in annual revenue.

In addition to the Fast Fifty, IDS was named five times to the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest growing companies and to CRN’s Fast Growth 150 and Solution Provider 500 lists multiple times each. With annual revenue having topped 100 million, the company was acquired in 2017.

“I am pleased to join Impelix as VP of Sales,” said Alan. “I look forward to working with the leadership team to deliver next-generation security and networking services that help clients minimize risk and maximize efficiency while driving onward in today’s digital transformation.”

“With its experience and expertise, Impelix is uniquely positioned to deliver on the promise of cloud-centric security technologies in this new era of borderless networks and evolved threats, using a comprehensive program that creates layered protection across all devices and applications,” continued Alan. “I am excited to begin a sales and leadership role at such a pivotal time for the organization and our clients.”

Alan Dorrian is a father of three and resides in Chicago. Born in Australia, he enjoys traveling to diverse destinations across the globe. An avid weightlifter and golfer, Alan couples his passion for fitness with a focus on clean and sustainable eating. Alan has been an ardent supporter of The Women’s Centers of Greater Chicagoland.

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