Gary CiempaGary Ciempa is vice president of solutions delivery at Datatrend, and started in the role in the middle of 2016. In the role, he oversees the build-out and delivery of all of Datatrend’s various market-facing solutions: infrastructure, integration, network and consulting.

Prior to joining Datatrend, Gary served as a global professional services executive at EMC Corporation. While there, he led the company’s consolidation and virtualization businesses, established consultative efforts, drove cost-efficiency in solution delivery and optimization and developed a services portfolio, among other duties. Before his time at EMC, he worked as the managing director of IT at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut and various engineering and sales roles at IBM. Throughout his 39-year career, he’s distinguished himself for his ability to drive solution value and deliver customer satisfaction, and proven his ability to accurately match systems and solutions to solve a business’ greatest wants and needs.

Gary holds a two-year degree in electrical technology from Springfield Technical Community College, and completed other coursework at Middlesex Community College and Central Connecticut State University. In his spare time, he enjoys drag racing, working on cars, travel and relaxing with his family.