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WWT PUBLIC SECTOR

Education

Education

From K-12 through all tiers of higher education, educational institutions are seeking more effective ways to engage students and faculty to enhance the campus and constituent experience.

 

WWT has worked with campus communities, school districts and libraries across the U.S. to provide technology solutions, and we have proven success in helping our education customers achieve their goals. We recognize the challenges these entities are facing to support the technology needs of students, teachers and administrative staff, especially as resources are limited or stretched thin. 

Our goal is to help educational institutions identify, assess and select the right technology to develop innovative digital solutions and services that align with their priorities and represent the best fit to meet the needs of the institution while ensuring student and faculty success.

From strengthening academic networks and delivering quality personalized experiences, to expanding access to university resources regardless of location, WWT fully supports your ever-evolving approach to learning, all while maintaining the highest levels of security and compliance.

Our deep bench of education technology experts, combined with our best-of-breed solution partnerships, provide educators and institutions with solutions ranging from secure and collaborative remote learning to human capital innovation using enormous volumes of contextually rich data to achieve greater student outcomes.

Investing in Our People and Communities

Investing in Our People and Communities

Our commitment to giving back to the communities we serve is critical to empowering our people, who empower our business. We believe making a positive social impact requires investing in a person’s education, health, and ability to thrive in the future.

Advancing Educational Initiatives Through Stimulus Funds

Since the onset of the pandemic in March 2020, the federal government has passed three significant pieces of legislation to help educational institutions and organizations advance their initiatives.

With WWT's growing team of dedicated state and local education technical consultants and customer advocates, we’re building trusted and lasting partnerships with educational institutions of all sizes and scale. Through collaboration and teamwork, we’re helping solve real-world challenges and meet real-world opportunities across the educational landscape. Shawn Rodriguez, Vice President, State & Local Government and Education, World Wide Technology

Security Transformation 

As the technical and digital maturity of the population continues to grow, the pressures and expectations for K-20 institutions to modernize their infrastructure are only increasing. This is particularly true with the growing necessity to transition from on-campus learning to online learning. Unfortunately, the shift to more online learning has resulted in an increase of cyber-security and ransomware attacks. WWT has the solutions to address the uncertainty surrounding overall student and faculty data security. WWT offers a range of security-related services designed to safeguard student and institutional data. We address a breadth of related needs, including security tools rationalization, security architectures, identity access management, risk and compliance assessments, and executive-level strategy.

Digital & Business Transformation 

Students increasingly expect their K-20 institution to offer cutting-edge capabilities and resources. WWT helps education institutions deliver by enhancing the student and campus experience by leveraging innovative use cases pulled from our experience with the next-generation workforce, the internet of things (IoT), business analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).

Flex Campus 

Thoughtful, informed IT solutions can have a dramatic impact on educational organizations, helping K-20 institutions deploy a hybrid learning environment that will optimize resources, conserve costs and drive student success. WWT has a long track record of helping institutions provide the tools and infrastructure to help students thrive. Every environment is different, our enterprise grade solutions address everything from remote learning and collaboration to data analytics and insights, to network and physical security.

Multicloud Architecture 

WWT’s mission-tested cloud experts can assess your institution’s cloud application readiness and refine your migration services strategy. We will help you graduate to highly productive and secure cloud data management that can be readily accessed and fully trusted by students and faculty alike. WWT also has a wide array of partnerships and certifications with leading infrastructure providers to help you design, develop, implement and manage an efficient and cost-effective hybrid cloud platform. Our expertise spans multicloud strategy, design and deployment — on premise and off — as well as storage and data management.

Our People

Ready to deliver mission-based outcomes

Collaborating with WWT means working with senior-level staff who offer a compelling blend of government and high-tech expertise from the public and private sectors. Our team provides the skills and leadership necessary to identify the right technology solutions and ensure seamless implementation and management across the agency.

 

Juan Rodriguez

National Strategic Advisor, K-12 Educations & E-Rate

Juan is responsible for supporting the development and execution of all go-to-market strategies and activities — in collaboration with a talented group of experienced, diverse leaders — including marketing, contract capture, vertical business development, partner and solution execution and overall growth.

Prior to joining WWT, Juan served as a manager at one of the nation's largest school districts with leadership roles in technology, contracts and the E-rate program. He also held leadership roles at national solution providers, helping deliver a variety of solutions to SLED customers.

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Shawn Rodriguez
Vice President, State & Local Government and Education

Shawn leads the development and execution of all go-to-market strategies and activities including field sales hiring and enablement, integrated field marketing, contract capture, vertical business development, partner and solution execution, and overall growth.

Prior to joining WWT, Shawn served in similar leadership capacities at Forescout Technologies and Splunk. He started his sales career in various sales and leadership positions, all state & local government and education focused.

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Matthew Jenkins
Vice President, State & Local Government and Education

Matthew is responsible for the development and execution of all go-to-market plans including sales team hiring and development, marketing and events, contract capture, business development and vertical solutions. 

Prior to joining WWT, Matthew spent 15 years at Cisco Systems in leadership positions in both systems engineering and enterprise account management.

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John Evans
Chief Technology Advisor (CTA)

John engages with clients on strategy, innovation and transformation to develop and deliver solutions that are tailor-made for business in government and education. He is focused on achieving tangible operational and business outcomes for WWT’s customers at enterprise scale.

Prior to joining WWT, Evans served as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Deputy Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the State of Maryland, where he helped lead statewide technology and security initiatives. Evans brings over 15 years of technology expertise with extensive experience with security, cloud and mission-critical applications with a primary focus on the SLED market.

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David L. Stevens
Chief Strategic Advisor, State & Local Government and Education

David is a trusted SLED industry leader with extensive judiciary and legislative experience and particular expertise with topics including the alignment of business and technology strategy, cybersecurity, managed services, smart cities, and digital transformation.

Prior to joining WWT, David served in a variety of public and private leadership positions, including prominent roles as the President of GMI (nVision); Executive Vice President of Valor Global; and the Chief Information Officer for Maricopa County, AZ, the fourth largest and fastest growing County in the Nation.

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