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Bill Buckalew

VP, Worldwide Channel Sales

Bill is a confident, forward-thinking senior executive with decades of expertise in developing profitable, repeatable, and scalable processes and innovative business strategies to maximize revenue and growth in multiple information technology, information security, and manufacturing environments . This highly influential leader is strongly rooted in the ability to oversee large, complex, cross-functional initiatives and has led multiple teams including sales, legal, marketing, operations, delivery, human resources, and project management.

In his recent role as Optiv’s Vice President, Sales Go-To-Market and Partner Alliances, Bill was responsible for all partner go-to-market activities, partner relationships and field partner business processes. He is able to leverage leadership, negotiation skills and relationships in order to establish competitive positioning and go-to-market strategies to extend partnerships and reach core audiences.

Prior to joining Optiv, Bill was an owner of Comm Solutions Company, a 2017 Optiv acquisition, where he served as Chief Operating Officer. Through his dedication to profitability and scalability, he enabled Comm Solutions’ rapid growth by recruiting key personnel and developing efficient processes.

In addition to being a United States Marine Corps veteran, Bill serves as an operational and business advisor to several organizations.