February 18, 2013: Tom Frana, President and CEO of ViON Corporation (ViON), has announced that Steven Picot has been named Vice President of Federal Sales. In this role, Mr. Picot is responsible for leading all federal sales activities.
"We are elated to have Steve Picot join the ViON family. His management skills and business accomplishments will play an important role as ViON launches further into the 21st century," said Tom Frana. "Mr. Picot's background will strengthen ViON's continued mission to provide excellence to its customers."
Just prior to joining ViON, Mr. Picot was an eight-plus year veteran of Cisco Systems, Inc. where he was the Director of Operations, heading the team having global responsibility for the sales, engineering and customer support aspects of Cisco's largest customers, the United States Army, and the Joint Special Operating Forces. Prior to Cisco, Mr. Picot was with McData and Brocade in federal sales and sales management. He also held business development and technical positions with SAS Institute and KPMG Consulting's Federal Systems Group. Mr. Picot was honorably discharged from the US Marine Corps as a Captain after serving over seven years as an AH-1 helicopter pilot. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Purchase College, The State University of New York, and a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix.
About ViON Corporation
ViON Corporation (ViON) is a thirty-three year veteran-owned company that specializes in designing, delivering, and maintaining storage and server solutions to high performance, enterprise-wide data centers throughout federal, state and local governments. ViON excels in solutions addressing tiered storage and server requirements, virtualization, data protection, Capacity Services, Cloud and Big Data missions, and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure. All solutions can be provided as-a-service in the customer’s data center. For more information, please visit www.vion.com.
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