Hitachi Vantara Federal Expands Sales Leadership Team with New Appointments

Industry veterans Tim Angelos and Troy Grubbs to drive strategy amid increasing demand for company’s innovative data solutions

RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hitachi Vantara Federal, a leader in data-driven solutions and services for the Federal Government, today announced the addition of Tim Angelos and Troy Grubbs to the company as Sales Directors. Angelos and Grubbs will focus on accelerating visibility of the company’s market-leading technologies and solutions in support of critical federal IT missions, in addition to further developing and strengthening relationships with new and existing customers and partners in the public sector.

“Tim and Troy will be instrumental in helping customers and partners navigate and develop appropriate solutions for increasingly complex data environments,” said Jimmie Adkins, VP Sales of Hitachi Vantara Federal. “With decades of experience in sales, business development and operations, theirs is exactly the dynamic needed to identify new opportunities, generate growth, and tackle the emerging needs and challenges of our end-users.”

Both Angelos and Grubbs expressed enthusiasm at joining Hitachi Vantara Federal. Mr. Angelos stated that, “Joining Hitachi Vantara Federal marks an exciting opportunity in my career and I look forward to creating new business solutions to drive both innovation and growth.” Mr. Grubbs echoed the sentiment stating, “From day one the company’s culture and drive to meet customer goals stood out to me and I knew I wanted to be here. I am thrilled to work with such a talented group of people in implementing truly transformative technology.”

Mr. Angelos joins Hitachi Vantara Federal from enterprise application software company MicroFocus, where he managed sales across multiple solutions portfolios for the United States Department of Defense (DoD), including U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, and Combatant Commands (COCOM). He has more than 25 years’ experience in the hardware, software, and security industries having successfully served in previous positions at Hewlett Packard/Fortify, Loudcloud, and Nortel, among others. In his latest role, he will lead a team in creating and delivering data oriented solutions that speed digital transformation efforts for customers across multiple agencies including DoD, the Intelligence Community (IC), and The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Mr. Angelos completed a bachelor’s degree in economics from Maryland’s St. Mary’s College in addition to undergraduate studies at England’s University of Oxford.

With more than 20 years of data storage experience in federal sales, Mr. Grubbs has driven top-line results at multiple companies, including Hewlett Packard Enterprise, NetApp, Inc., and most recently application services and delivery company F5 Networks, where he was responsible for developing new business opportunities to drive net-new incremental revenue with systems integrators and channel partnerships. He attended George Mason University where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology.

About Hitachi Vantara Federal

Hitachi Vantara Federal implements data and analytics solutions that meet the federal government’s needs today and tomorrow. Hitachi Vantara Federal provides pathways to the cloud and converged IT systems through virtualization, storage and DCC to reduce IT complexity and increase the efficiency of the U.S. government. Hitachi Vantara Federal is able to offer the best information and operation technology from across the Hitachi family to provide exceptional value to government agencies. Hitachi Vantara Federal Corporation is headquartered in Reston, Virginia. For more information, please visit: Follow Hitachi Vantara Federal on Twitter @HVFederal.

About Hitachi Vantara

Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., helps data-driven leaders find and use the value in their data to innovate intelligently and reach outcomes that matter for business and society. We combine technology, intellectual property and industry knowledge to deliver data-managing solutions that help enterprises improve their customers’ experiences, develop new revenue streams, and lower the costs of business. Only Hitachi Vantara elevates your innovation advantage by combining deep information technology (IT), operational technology (OT) and domain expertise. We work with organizations everywhere to drive data to meaningful outcomes. Visit us at

About Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society’s challenges. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal 2016 (ended March 31, 2017) totaled 9,162.2 billion yen ($81.8 billion). The Hitachi Group is a global leader in the Social Innovation Business, and it has approximately 304,000 employees worldwide. Through collaborative creation, Hitachi is providing solutions to customers in a broad range of sectors, including Power / Energy, Industry / Distribution / Water, Urban Development, and Finance / Government & Public / Healthcare. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company’s website at

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Hitachi Vantara Federal