Michael Wiseman is the Vice President, US Americas SLED for Pure Storage, leading the sales team responsible for State, Local and Education customers in the United States.The US SLED team generates approximately $120M in annual revenue.
In his current role, he is responsible for developing a team to enable the transformation of how public sector customers protect, serve, and educate their constituents by leveraging technology to connect, innovate, and lead.With more than 25 years of experience in business and technology sales, Wiseman is an advocate for the application of information technology to streamline operations, increase collaboration, and drive innovation.Wiseman has represented Sales in Pure Storage’s “Pure Equality” Inclusion and Diversity Team, Employee mentoring and onboarding initiative, as well as Pure Good community service initiatives.
Prior to joining Pure Storage, Wiseman spent 17 years at Cisco where he held sales leadership positions in Commercial, Enterprise, and Public Sector segments, as well as the National Partner Organization.Wiseman has also served as the Cisco Public Sector/SLED leadership representative for Junior Achievement, helping teach K-12 students about business and entrepreneurship.
Prior to Cisco, Wiseman held various National and Public Sector sales positions at Executone Information Systems.Wiseman earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State University, Chico and a Master of Science degree in Management of Technology from Golden Gate University.
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