CWNP Enhances Leadership Team
Socrates Sakell joins CWNP as VP of Business Development.
Atlanta, GA - November 29, 2010 – CWNP, Inc., the IT industry standard for enterprise Wi-Fi certification and training, announced today that Socrates Sakell has joined the company as Vice President of Business Development.
Socrates Sakell is responsible for channel growth and the authorized learning center program. Leading business development and sales operations in all customer and center engagement activities across the globe, Sakell’s vision is to drive business growth and profitability. Part of that vision includes increasing customer and center satisfaction by building strong business relationships and ensuring that CWNP grows as the wireless training and certification standard across the globe.
Kevin Sandlin, Co-Founder and CEO at CWNP said “Socrates brings a wealth of process knowledge and quality management experience, and we expect great improvements to our current offerings under his leadership.”
Before taking on his current role at CWNP, Socrates was Director of Education for Motorola Enterprise Division (formally Symbol Technologies). He led a global team that designed, developed and delivered education, training, certification, and thought-leadership on the suite of Motorola’s wireless scanners, readers, and RFID products.
Prior to his tenure at Motorola, Socrates was the Education Channel Manager at CITRIX Systems, and North American Education Channel Manager at Lotus Development Corporation (IBM), leading the development of those education channels, and growing certification across associates, channel partners, and customers.
Socrates holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Marketing, and in Transportation from the University of Maryland.
About CWNP, Inc. CWNP is the recognized industry standard for enterprise Wi-Fi training and certification. CWNP is the only vendor neutral wireless LAN certification program in the industry, covering the full range of technologies underlying all enterprise WLAN products. CWNP offers four levels of enterprise WLAN certification, from novice to expert and prepares IT professionals to specify, design, and manage wireless LAN infrastructure and applications regardless of the vendor solution utilized. Professionals in more than 130 countries have achieved CWNP certifications, enabling them to make wireless LANs more cost-effective, reliable and secure. CWNP is a privately-held corporation based in Atlanta, GA. For more information about CWNP, visit www.cwnp.com.