Kevin Klemmer, CISSP
Pure Storage – Account Executive
Pure Storage, the all-flash enterprise storage company, enables the broad deployment of flash in the data center. When compared to traditional disk-centric arrays, Pure Storage all-flash enterprise arrays are 10x faster and 10x more space and power efficient at a price point that is less than performance disk per gigabyte stored. The Pure Storage FlashArray is ideal for high performance workloads, including server virtualization, desktop virtualization (VDI), database (OLTP, real-time analytics) and cloud computing. For more information, visit www.purestorage.com.
Enterprise Storage, Data Center, Server virtualization, Desktop virtualization, Oracle database, Cloud computing, Solid State Disk, Flash memory
Kevin Klemmer is an award winning sales and sales-management star with over 15 years of sales success and quota achievement. He has held senior field sales positions with SanDisk (formerly Fusion-io) and Pivot3, and sales management with ASSA ABLOY, and Argens Incorporated, managing teams and accounts in Enterprise, SMB, Federal, and SLED. His sales career includes 5 years at ASSA ABLOY and over 10 years at Argens Inc., in positions of increasing responsibility.
Specialties: Executive level sales, consultative selling, strategic account planning, customer service and support, sales forecasting, territory and pipeline management, contract negotiations, channel development.
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Kevin has been involved in the security industry for his entire working career. The son of a locksmith, he was immersed in the security industry at a very young age. Instilled with a strong work ethic and sense of responsibility to perform at the highest level by his father, Shawn Klemmer Sr., who owns and operates Northstar Security in Anchorage, Alaska.
Relocated to Seattle in 1994 to work for Argens, Inc. where he was promoted over time from Technician to finally the Manager of the Electronic Security Systems Integration Division in 1999.
Recruited by ASSA ABLOY in 2005, to promote electromechancial hardware, access control solutions and education for Security Systems Integrators and other Security Professionals. Promoted in 2008 to the Director of Sales – Integrated Solutions Specialists, the national team of Physical Security Professionals, certified by ASIS International.
Recently accepted the Pacific Northwest / Western Canada Director of Sales for Pivot3, High Definition Storage Solutions. Pivot3 offers scalable storage that can be shared by many servers. The innovative approach matches the availability, bandwidth, and capacity needs of capacity-intensive markets with a scale-out approach that lets customers dynamically expand over time. With the unique Serverless Computing approach, customers can eliminate standalone servers and reduce rack space, power, cooling and cost.
An ASIS member since 2000, he obtained his P.S.P. certification in 2003 and has been involved in volunteer leadership with ASIS ever since. He has held the Chairman position for the Puget Sound Chapter for 2007 and 2008 and recently accepted the Assistance Regional Vice President position for Region 1A.
Achieved the CISSP designation in 2007, Certified Information Systems Security Professional as certified by ISC2.