Sal Patalano is a seasoned IT industry veteran with more than 25 years experience—from publishing to distribution to resale and system integration. Has served on both sides of the vendor-partner relationship helping to better understand what motivates manufacturers and resellers.
Currently Chief Revenue Officer of Stoneware, a Lenovo company. Responsible for all global sales and marketing activities, with an emphasis on driving significant revenue growth and channel development.
Previously served as VP of Marketing, Global Partner Organization at CA Technologies leading demand generation and pipeline development to drive the CA global partner network’s revenue and growth. Prior to CA served as Vice President of IBM’s software group, leading the company’s global channel transformation strategy. Prior to joining IBM, was co-founder and CEO of several successful partner firms, most recently en Technologies, a leading IBM reseller/system integrator.
First began career as a software developer and publisher, having released one of the first 25 commercial programs in the early eighties for Apple’s revolutionary Macintosh.
An avid wine collector, athlete, author, amateur musician, and classic car buff, he lives life to the fullest under the beautiful skies of North Carolina with his wife and two amazing daughters.