VMware hires Sean Kopelke as new technology director

Sean Kopelke

Sean Kopelke

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VMware has appointed former Microsoft technical director Sean Kopelke as its new senior director of technology for Australia and New Zealand. 

Kopelke has amassed more than 20 years experience in the technology industry, previously maintaining similar technical director roles with Microsoft Australia, Riverbed, Zscaler, FireEye and Symantec. 

As part of a newly created role, Kopelke will be responsible for leading VMware’s team of systems engineers and managers in their customer engagement. 

He will also partner closely with senior sales leaders to develop and execute the right technology strategies for VMware’s customers. 

“Sean brings deep experience in leading technical teams and helping a broad range of customers ensure they gain the best outcomes from their transformation strategies,” VMware A/NZ vice president and managing director Brad Anderson said.

“As businesses adapt to changing times, Sean’s expertise in cloud, security and emerging technologies will provide VMware’s customers with significant

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NSF selects Sean Jones to head Mathematical and Physical Sciences directorate | NSF

News Release 20-009

NSF selects Sean Jones to head Mathematical and Physical Sciences directorate

Sean Jones

Sean Jones will serve as head of the NSF Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences.

September 29, 2020

The U.S. National Science Foundation has selected Sean Jones to serve as head of the Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences.

Jones has worked as an innovator in the field of materials science; an advocate for inspiring and training the next generation of researchers and skilled workers; and a leader at NSF, committed to institutional improvements that serve the science and engineering community as well as the public. He has served with NSF for more than a decade, starting as a program director in 2009 and most recently heading the MPS Directorate as acting assistant director.

“Sean Jones’s expertise and experience as a leader both in academia and industrial research are rich perspectives that we need as we

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Modern Managed IT Adds Sean Wedige As Chief Technology Officer

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Modern Managed IT, the contract-free, full-time IT provider for small business, announced Sean Wedige joined the company as Chief Technology Officer. He was formerly the CTO of Rackspace’s Enterprise Division. Mr. Wedige began working for Rackspace seventeen years ago when it started out as a small business. Throughout his career, he has led and built technical teams whose purpose was to troubleshoot and solve his clients’ toughest technology issues.

“After many years at San Antonio’s most successful startup, I’m thrilled to be back downtown in the tech district on Houston Street,” said Sean. “Modern Managed IT has great energy and the ability to deliver better IT services for small business. Luis and the team care deeply about taking care of the underserved small businesses in our community. My customer visits in the past few days prove the impact their passion has.”


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