Ivonne Valdes, the WW VP of sales for the Cloud and Service Provider Segment at Schneider Electric. She has over 30 years’ experience building and implementing transformational GTM strategies in the data center industry. She has driven positive change, managed acquisitions and consolidations, new product development announcements for multiple Fortune 500 companies.
In her current role, she has global sales responsibility to deliver a holistic customer-centric experience, as well as business model and alignment across multiple business units. Under her leadership, Ivonne has delivered double digit growth year on year and taken the Cloud & Service Provider (C&SP) segment from number 5 to 1 at Schneider Electric. As the leader in charge of the company’s top segment – with customers such as Amazon, Microsoft, Google, Facebook and Apple .
Prior to Schneider Electric Ivonne held leadership positions at Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Oracle/Sun Corporation. Always focused on global sales transformation and growth. During her tenure at HPE, she transformed the GTM model to address the changing market dynamics from direct to indirect. In 2014, Ivonne was awarded the HPE customer satisfaction and quality award and in 2016 CRN power-100-the-most-powerful-women-of-the-channel, Top 10 LATINA Executives of the Year for 2015, CRN Women of the Channel 2015 and CRN Women of the Channel 2014
Ivonne currently serves on the board of the Hispanic Information Technology Executive Council (HITEC) foundation and has been included in its Top 100 list of the most influential and notable Hispanic professionals in the IT industry nine times. The HITEC Foundation’s mission is to enable the next generation of technology talent, that happens to be LatinX, through a lifecycle that begins with students and uses the power of its community to continuously inspire forward. Ivonne believes in the pull up/push up. She mentors both emerging executives as well as young students.
Ivonne also serves on the Infrastructure Masons Educational Committee and the recipient of the 2019 iM Global Inclusion and Diversity Champion award.