John Noellert is vice president of worldwide sales, responsible for developing, managing and driving global sales activities for Adaptec. This marks Mr. Noellert's return to Adaptec, where he had previously served as vice president of channel sales from 1991 to 1996.
In a career that spans over 25 years, Mr. Noellert has held executive sales and marketing positions with a number of established and venture backed storage networking and systems technology companies including Brocade Communications Systems, Everex Systems, Intransa, Inc., and Compact Devices. Mr. Noellert also has an extensive channel background, holding executive positions at ComputerLand during their rapid growth years, and was named one of the 2007 CRN Channel Chiefs. He also possesses particular domain expertise in CRM deployment, sales force automation and sales training.
Previously, Mr. Noellert was chief executive officer of Cornerstone Peripheral Technology, a leader in the design of document imaging displays and graphics controller cards.