Green House Data, an MSP and consulting firm, has announced the hire of Drew Mellen as Vice President of Microsoft Cloud Enablement. With over 25 years of enterprise IT experience, Mr. Mellen has created cloud service offerings across major platforms, including Azure and VMware. His most recent position was Director of Cloud Solutions at Lightstream.
As the new VP of Microsoft Cloud Enablement at Green House Data, Mellen brings extensive knowledge in Microsoft Azure and enterprise cloud technologies. He will be responsible for driving Microsoft partnerships, guiding clients through complex hybrid and multi-cloud deployments, and crafting service offerings such as cloud adoption workshops and assessments that can be customized around client requirements.
In his most recent position as Director of Cloud Solutions at Lightstream, Mr. Mellen served as a customer enablement leader throughout the sales and presales process, resident Microsoft technology expert and evangelist to Microsoft representatives.
“Drew is a cornerstone addition to Green House Data, as we further expand our Azure capabilities and continue providing transformative technology solutions and services,” said Mark Fuqua, Senior Vice President of Sales, Green House Data. “His experience navigating the Microsoft ecosystem and ability to deliver cloud architecture, security, and optimization are sure to prove invaluable. We can’t wait to get Drew in the room with our customers to drive new innovative cloud solutions.”
Drew Mellen also held senior cloud enablement roles at Trace3 and CenturyLink (formerly Savvis), where he honed his ability to provide strategic cloud deployments to meet business goals and industry best practices. He is a certified Microsoft Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Solutions Expert and Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect.
“I’m very excited to join a company where I can help shape the cloud service portfolio and work with a wide range of platforms and technologies,” said Drew Mellen, the newly appointed VP of Microsoft Cloud Enablement Strategy. “Green House Data has a true hybrid ecosystem and a diverse client roster. I look forward to helping its customers to deliver resilient, efficient cloud services, alongside this innovative leadership team.”