Jimmie Adkins, a more than three-decade government information technology market veteran, has joined HitachiÂ VantaraâsÂ federal subsidiary as vice president of federal sales.
He will provide adviceÂ toÂ customers on data modernization matters as part of his new role, Hitachi Vantara said Monday.
Most recently, Adkins held a VP positionÂ atÂ CommScope where he oversaw data infrastructure and internet-of-things projects for federal clients under theÂ telecommunications firm’s Ruckus Networks business.
He also workedÂ as a senior director at BrocadeÂ and managed network modernization efforts for the Department of Defense. Earlier in his career, Adkins held sales leadership positions at Foundry Networks, Subsidium and Trident Data Systems.
DavidÂ Turner, president and CEO of Hitachi Vantara Federal, said Adkinsâ experience in the IT networking and IoT areasÂ would help drive the company’s growth and support missions in the federal sector.
Adkins is alsoÂ senior VP of AFCEA’s Washington, D.C. chapter.