Jean Edwards, in strategic alignment with Dell EMC Federal Sales, leads a team of Business Development Managers focused on Civilian strategic opportunities and programs of record. Responsible for identifying, prioritizing and implementing key initiatives across Civilian Government Agencies with impact to customer mission priorities. Work with Sales Management and Partner Community creating strategic plans for program development and influence; and, drive communication and execution of strategic plans/campaigns. Commitment to Federal Government priority program business includes teaming arrangements and investment of resources in driving technology solutions and OEM business forward across the government end user community, resellers and Systems Integrators, and Cloud Service Providers focused on the federal market. Jean has been with Dell EMC Federal Sales for 6 years.
With thirty years of supporting OEM Manufacturing companies (to include Sun Microsystems and Oracle) proving IT Solutions to both the Federal and Public Sector markets, Jean has been involved in the engineering and architecting technology solutions, influencing and winning large federal programs, and managing, hiring and building IT teams focused on systems engineering, sales, BD, and Capture.
Jean Edwards was named a 2016 Bronze Stevie Awards winner in the “Maverick of the Year” category at the Stevie Awards for Women in Business. This awards program is open to all organizations worldwide, and recognizes the achievements of women executives, entrepreneurs, and the organizations they run. And, Jean Edwards, was named a Top Woman in Tech by FedScoop in 2017. The honor recognizes Jean’s success in her field as well as the life-long commitment she’s made to mentoring women and military retirees in IT.
Jean Edwards continually supports activities across ITAPS, Meritalk, IAC ACT and AFCEA; and with Dell EMC’s sponsorship, she supports key activities within non-profit organizations like Rebuilding Together and the USO military outreach programs. Dell EMC Federal’s office is located in McLean, VA.