SolarWinds of Herndon, VA announced on February 13 that it has named Paul Parker as its new chief technologist, federal and national government. Parker will lead SolarWinds in its drive to stay at the forefront of technology that helps optimize IT performance and security for its federal and national government clients.
Parker brings over 22 years of IT infrastructure experience, having worked with multiple military, intelligence, civilian, and commercial organizations. He received multiple military and civilian awards for service, support, and innovation. Most recently, he served as vice president of engineering for the federal division of Infoblox, an IT automation and security firm. Parker also held C-level or senior positions at CS2, Ward Solutions, Eagle Alliance, and Dynamics Research Corporation.
“Paul brings with him deep technical and industry knowledge, and a passion for leveraging technology to solve real problems,” said Joe Kim, chief technology officer and executive vice president of engineering, SolarWinds. “His compelling vision of the future will help SolarWinds to remain ahead of the IT curve and deliver cutting edge products designed to help our clients achieve their missions.”
“Paul’s extensive experience leading government-focused IT organizations makes him uniquely suited to help us deliver solutions that will offer compelling value to the federal market, while fully complying with mandates,” added Dave Kimball, senior vice president, federal and international governments, SolarWinds. “His appointment reflects our strong commitment to meeting the unique needs of our government customers.”