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WWT PUBLIC SECTOR

Education

Education

From K-12 through all tiers of higher education, educational institutions are seeking more effective ways to engage students and faculty to enhance the campus and constituent experience.

We partner with institutions to develop innovative digital solutions and services that student and faculty success. 

From strengthening academic networks and delivering quality personalized experiences, to expanding access to university resources regardless of location — WWT fully supports your ever-evolving approach to learning, all while maintaining the highest levels of security and compliance.

Our deep bench of education technology experts, combined with our best-of-breed solution partnerships, provide educators and institutions with solutions ranging from secure and collaborative remote learning to human capital innovation using enormous volumes of contextually rich data to achieve greater student outcomes.

 

 

Watch this 50-minute video to see Colorado School of Mines students share with WWT's Janet McIllece and Amanda Kwon their perspectives about the role technology has played during the pandemic. 

Security Transformation 

As the technical and digital maturity of the population continues to grow, the pressures and expectations for academic institutions to modernize their infrastructure are only increasing. This is particularly true with the growing necessity to transition from on-campus learning to online learning. These rapid changes also raise uncertainty surrounding overall student data security. 

WWT offers a range of security-related services designed to safeguard student and institutional data. We address a breadth of related needs, including security tools assessment, security architectures, identity access management, risk and compliance, and executive-level visualizations.

Digital & Business Transformation 

Students increasingly expect their academic institution to offer cutting-edge capabilities and resources. WWT helps education institutions deliver by enhancing the student and campus experience by leveraging innovative use cases pulled from our experience with the next-generation workforce, the internet of things (IoT), business analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).

Distance Learning 

Thoughtful, informed IT solutions can have a dramatic impact on educational organizations, helping them optimize resources, conserve costs and drive student success. WWT has a long track record of helping institutions provide the tools and infrastructure to help students thrive. Every environment is different, so our custom solutions address everything from remote learning and collaboration, to data analytics and insights, to network and physical security.

Multicloud Architecture 

WWT’s mission-tested cloud experts can assess your institution’s cloud application readiness and refine your migration services strategy. We'll help you graduate to highly productive and secure cloud data management that can be readily accessed and fully trusted by students and faculty alike. WWT also has a wide array of partnerships and certifications with leading infrastructure providers to help you design, develop, implement and manage an efficient and cost-effective hybrid cloud platform. Our expertise spans multicloud strategy, design and deployment — on premise and off — as well as storage and data management.

K-12 Education

WWT has worked with numerous libraries and school districts across the U.S. to provide technology solutions, and we have proven success in helping our education customers achieve their goals. We recognize the challenge faced by libraries and schools in supporting the technology needs of students, teachers and administrative staff, especially as resources are limited or stretched thin. Our goal is to always propose solutions that align with our customers' priorities and represent the best fit to meet their needs.

Education Contracts

WWT helps educational institutions identify, assess and procure the right technology. We hold dozens of procurement contract vehicles in states across the country. Our educational contract vehicles save money and simplify the entire IT procurement process, for K–12 school districts and higher education institutions alike.

Our People

Ready to deliver mission-based outcomes

Collaborating with WWT means working with senior-level staff who offer a compelling blend of government and high-tech expertise from the public and private sectors. Our team provides the skills and leadership necessary to identify the right technology solutions and ensure seamless implementation and management across the agency.

Juan Rodriguez

National Strategic Advisor, K-12 Educations & E-Rate

Juan is responsible for supporting the development and execution of all go-to-market strategies and activities — in collaboration with a talented group of experienced, diverse leaders — including marketing, contract capture, vertical business development, partner and solution execution and overall growth.

Prior to joining WWT, Juan served as a manager at one of the nation's largest school districts with leadership roles in technology, contracts and the E-rate program. He also held leadership roles at national solution providers, helping deliver a variety of solutions to SLED customers.

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Shawn Rodriguez
Vice President East, State & Local Government and Education

Shawn leads the development and execution of all go-to-market strategies and activities including field sales hiring and enablement, integrated field marketing, contract capture, vertical business development, partner and solution execution, and overall growth.

Prior to joining WWT, Shawn served in similar leadership capacities at Forescout Technologies and Splunk. He started his sales career in various sales and leadership positions, all state & local government and education focused.

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Matthew Jenkins
Vice President West, State & Local Government and Education

Matthew is responsible for the development and execution of all go-to-market plans including sales team hiring and development, marketing and events, contract capture, business development and vertical solutions. 

Prior to joining WWT, Matthew spent 15 years at Cisco Systems in leadership positions in both systems engineering and enterprise account management.

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Chris Bradford
Director, U.S. SLED Strategy & Partner Innovation

Chris engages with clients and technology alliance partnerships on strategy and innovation to develop and deliver solutions that are tailor-made for digital transformation in government and education. He also leads WWT’s awareness and branding within SLED industry advocacy organizations in order to integrate solutions that align with the executive priorities of WWT’s government agencies and education entities. 

Prior to joining WWT, Bradford worked in a similar capacity for Splunk, where he served as their SLED partner sales leader for the US SLED market.

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John Evans
Chief Technology Advisor (CTA)

John engages with clients on strategy, innovation and transformation to develop and deliver solutions that are tailor-made for business in government and education. He is focused on achieving tangible operational and business outcomes for WWT’s customers at enterprise scale.

Prior to joining WWT, Evans served as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Deputy Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the State of Maryland, where he helped lead statewide technology and security initiatives. Evans brings over 15 years of technology expertise with extensive experience with security, cloud and mission-critical applications with a primary focus on the SLED market.

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