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DLT Appoints New CTO, VPs in Series of Exec Moves; Alan Marc Smith Comments

DLTDLT Solutions has made a series of leadership changes that aims to help meet the demand of government clients for cloud, big data, development operations and cybersecurity platforms.

“The recent DLT executive appointments are just one of several investments we made this year to continue to make government IT procurement easy for both technology manufacturers and our public sector customers, ” Alan Marc Smith, DLT president and CEO, said in a statement released Wednesday.

David Blankenhorn, a 25-year technology industry veteran, will oversee the development of strategies for DLT’s technology portfolio as the new chief technology officer.

Gary Danoff, who previously held senior executive roles at Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and SAP (NYSE: SAP) BusinessObjects, will serve as senior vice president of the cloud division.

In this newly created position, Danoff will help promote public cloud adoption among clients through DLT’s partnership with Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN).

Kim Boarts has been promoted to VP of enterprise applications division and will be responsible for sales operations related to Oracle’s (NYSE: ORCL) software and hardware portfolio, cloud platforms and value-added services.

Jim Propps, formerly director of enterprise platforms at DLT, will serve as VP of enterprise platforms and enterprise data management divisions.

Propps will oversee clients’ data centers and delivery of open-source platforms under the firm’s partnerships with Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), Veritas and Red Hat (NYSE: RHT).

Kristin Oelke, who has held leadership roles at Sun Microsystems and Ericsson, will serve as VP of marketing responsible for demand generation and branding efforts at DLT.

Financial advisory firm Millstein & Co. acquired DLT in February for an undisclosed sum in an effort to help the company broaden its presence in the government IT sector.

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