Rob Graves

Rob Graves is vice president of sales at Datatrend, and has served in the role since 2015.  He’s responsible for all of the company’s go-to-market strategy and activity, lead generation and sales, and he assists the company’s CTO in developing and refining solution offerings for the market.

Prior to Datatrend, Rob served as the head of global sales for Datalink’s consulting business from 2013 to 2015 and led and oversaw the division’s growth from $3.5M to $42M in that time.  Before that, he served as a sales executive at EMC, building the company’s pre-sales and consulting business.  He’s also worked as principal consultant for global mid-range services at IBM, the leader of the IT consulting group at McGladrey and Co. and a marketing leader General Electric during his 25-year career, driving organizational growth and customer satisfaction.

Originally from Southern California, Rob holds a bachelor of arts degree in international relations and economics from the University of San Diego.  He’s active in his community as a leader of the Boy Scouts, and in his spare time he enjoys traveling, skiing, sailing and scuba diving