Jim Messina

Jim Messina

Founder and CEO, Messina Group

Jim Messina is founder and CEO of the Messina Group, a full-service consulting firm with offices in Washington, D.C. and San Francisco. The architect of Barack H. Obama's 2012 re-election campaign, Messina is widely recognized as one of the world's premier public affairs and communications strategists. In 2013, Messina was named the chairman of Organizing for Action, an advocacy group that promotes social policies from the community level, and co-chairman of Priorities USA Action, a progressive super PAC. His close and ongoing connections to President Obama and other key global figures add singular value and insight to the Messina Group's work.

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Anthony Narducci

Vice President of Americas Sales

Anthony Narducci is the vice president of Americas sales at Vectra. He brings to Vectra a successful history of building high-performance teams, identifying strategic opportunities in competitive, emerging markets, and balancing risk to drive repeatable revenue growth. Before joining Vectra, he was vice president of worldwide sales at Expanse Inc., where he was responsible for global sales, field operations and go-to-market execution. Prior to Expanse Inc., he was the vice president of sales at ThousandEyes, where he led global sales and worldwide field operations. Anthony earned his undergraduate degree in English from Clemson University and received an MBA in finance and marketing from the University of California, Davis.

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Willem Hendrickx

Vice President of International Sales

Willem Hendrickx is the vice president of international sales at Vectra. He has an extensive track record and industry-wide recognition as an expert in building and developing global channels. Before joining Vectra, he was the CEO and founder of GIG Technology, which builds and deploys a fully automated edge cloud. Prior to GIG Technology, Willem was president of Europe, Middle East and Africa at Alcatel-Lucent, where he was responsible for all sales and operational activities in the region. He was also the senior vice president at Riverbed Technology, the executive vice president at Tieto, and the senior vice president of global channels at EMC.

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Jodi Sutton

Vice President of Business Operations

Jodi Sutton is the vice president of business operations at Vectra. Before joining Vectra, she was vice president of go-to-market operations at DataStax, a leader in on-premises, hybrid and multi-cloud deployments and services. Before DataStax, Jodi was vice president of global customer operations at Alfresco, senior vice president of sales strategy and operations at Axiom, and senior vice president of global sales operations at ServiceSource. She was also vice president of worldwide sales operations and vice president and deputy counsel at Juniper Networks. Jodi earned her undergraduate degree in economics from Stanford University and a juris doctor degree from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law.

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