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Leadership & Governance

John Sankovich

EVP, SMX ElevateSM, Managed Solutions, & Partner Management


John Sankovich is the Executive lead for SMX Elevate, our outcome-based digital transformation approach powered by our accredited Intelligent Automation Platform (IAP) and enabled by our globally recognized managed services and industry leading partnerships. He has also served as President of Cloud Solutions at SMX and joined the company in 2020. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), and is an active member of WashingtonExec, where he was named the Cloud Industry Executive of the Year and a Top Cloud Executives to Watch.

John has more than 25 years of experience in developing, growing, and leading technology business in commercial enterprises, government agencies, and startups. He managed the integration of the acquisitions of Datastrong and C2S Consulting Group and helped secure SMX’s position in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud IT Transformation Series.

Before joining SMX, John held a variety of executive management roles, including launching new cloud businesses that were successfully acquired. Most recently he was Senior Vice President for Cloud at ECS and before that Executive Vice President for Cloud at InfoReliance. Additional experience includes senior leadership roles at the White House/Executive Office of the President and multinational commercial organizations including AT&T and General Motors.

John received his Master of Science in Systems Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh, his Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business, and his Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University.

He serves on advisory boards within AWS and Microsoft, representing partner and customer communities to help shape their capabilities development. His passions include mentoring team members and others seeking career and professional development guidance. A resident of Arlington, Virginia, John is active in many community initiatives.

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