Chris Bradford serves as the Director for U.S. State & Local Government & Education (SLED) and Go-To-Market (GTM) Strategy and Partner Innovation at World Wide Technology (WWT). In this role, Bradford engages with clients and technology alliance partnerships on strategy and innovation to develop and deliver solutions that are tailor-made for digital transformation in government and education. He also leads WWT’s awareness and branding within SLED industry advocacy organizations in order to integrate solutions that align with the executive priorities of WWT’s government agencies and education entities. Furthermore, he seeks to deliver enablement around SLED sales plays, solutions, and campaigns that align with WWT’s programs, initiatives, and trends. Prior to joining WWT, Bradford worked in a similar capacity for Splunk, where he served as their SLED partner sales leader for the US SLED market managing a team dedicated to IT solution providers, ISV's, and cloud partnerships. Bradford earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in public relations and marketing with a business minor from Virginia Tech.