The former U.S. Marine Corps captain will lead all federal sales activities for the Herndon, Va.-based storage and server provider, Vion said Wednesday.
“We are elated to have Steve Picot join the Vion family, ” said Tom Frana, president and CEO.
Frana added the company appointed Picot for his management and business experience going forward.
At Cisco, he led a team responsible for sales, engineering and customer support of customers such as the Army and Joint Special Operating Forces, Vion said.
He also held federal sales and sales management roles at McData and Brocade, as well as business development and technical positions with SAS Institute and KPMG‘s federal systems group.
Picot served in the Marine Corps for seven years as an AH-1 helicopter pilot and was honorably discharged.