John Gaines

Director, Strategic Partnerships

John Gaines is the Director of Strategic Partnerships at Hitachi Vantara Federal. In this role, John leads a team of sales executives to develop strategic partnerships among the Federal System Integrator (FSI) community and to implement Hitachi’s market-leading technology in support of secure federal missions.

Prior to his tenure at Hitachi Vantara Federal, John was the Director of FSI Business Development at PureStorage. He has also held various sales leadership and business development roles at companies such as Microsoft, Gartner, Virtustream, and MetroStar Systems.

John obtained his Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Hampton University. He is also an Advisory Board Member at MatchRite Care.