“I cannot begin to tell you how truly excited I am that John is a part of the GDT team,” said Roberts. “His knowledge of technology sales, solutions and services, his business acumen, and his demonstrated ability to lead organizations during periods of strategic growth are a perfect complement to my vision of sustained growth without compromise to the exceptional solutions and services we offer our customers.” Roger comes to GDT with more than 25 years’ experience leading a variety of operations and business unit organizations. Formerly with Pivot Technology Solutions, ProSys Information Systems, Consonus Technologies, and GE and GE Capital Services for more than twenty years, his expertise lies in P&L management, strategic growth, consulting and advisory services, sales, operations, sourcing, and six sigma quality. Roger has successfully lead business units in the information technology solutions and services, data center operations and managed services market space. Under his leadership, organizations have achieved significant operational cost and performance improvements while introducing new products, services, and capabilities. “I am excited, as well, to join JW and the GDT team on their journey,” said Roger. “GDT’s reputation for exceptional growth, business agility and superior customer satisfaction is highly regarded in our industry. I am looking forward to working with the entire GDT team in the days ahead.” Over the past two years, GDT has experienced a 58% year-to-year growth in the sales of service provider technologies, a 35% growth in personnel, and has expanded operations to include GDT Manufacturing, for the manufacture of layer one custom fiber optic and copper cable assemblies, and GDT Labs, for innovation, quality assurance, and talent creation and development. GDT has also expanded practice proficiencies and now offers staff augmentation and full EF&I and managed services expertise in the Internet of Things and big data analytics; orchestration, virtualization, and cloud; mobility; collaboration; information security; and data center and network solutions that include the full spectrum of solutions and services scaled to fit the needs of service providers.