Milo Speranzo is the director of strategy and compliance for Tech Data Government Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tech Data focusing on the U.S. public sector, and reports to Pete Rzonca, president, Tech Data Government Solutions. In this role, Speranzo is responsible for driving the vision, strategy, revenue, profitability and ensuring the compliance of the Tech Data public sector business. Specializing in the federal, state, local and education markets, Tech Data Government Solutions helps independent software vendor, systems integrator and value-added reseller partners capture IT market share with Public Sector entities. He joined Tech Data in February 2017 upon the completion of Tech Data’s acquisition of Avnet’s Technology Solutions division and previously held his same role with Avnet Government Solutions.
Speranzo has more than 20 years of experience in the public sector, leading, consulting, maintaining compliance, developing best practices and managing procurement operations. In his previous role, Speranzo served as owner and president of Split Rock Inc., a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned company, where he was responsible for providing a broad array of business development consulting services to some of the largest IT manufactures and Systems Integrators in the world.
Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Speranzo served in the United States Air Force and as a Department of Defense (DoD) civilian as chief of command and control. He was awarded the Air Force Command and Control Noncommissioned officer of the year in 2006 and 2007 and is still the only person to achieve this accolade in back-to-back years. He assumed full responsibility for coordinating classified communication dissemination, regional response, along with national incident and threat monitoring and was also charged with maintaining constant visibility and current status of all assigned deployed personnel and assets deployed to disasters and war zones that were assigned to his team while stateside. He was deployed over 40 times, 4 to the Middle East to support Operation Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and the Global War on Terrorism. During deployment cycles, he was awarded numerous medals including the Air Force Meritorious Service and Commendation Medal with valor in combat insignia.