June 15, 2021 – Data Vortex Technologies is pleased to announce the recent appointment of John LaBry as Chief Commercial Officer. John brings over three decades of experience selling high performance hardware into the federal space and commercializing revolutionary technology solutions for both system integrators and end users. He has worked alongside some of the industry’s most forward-thinking technologists, developing ecosystems and markets for next-generation systems and components. He was President of Appro Federal prior to their acquisition by Cray, Inc. in 2013 and worked to build a federal subsidiary at Data Direct Networks. Most recently, he was the Director of Business Development for Advanced Computing Systems at Micron. Additional companies he has worked for include Sun Microsystems, Panasas, SGI, Cisco, and Data General. During this time he has forged numerous partnerships between technology solution providers and the Departments of Energy and Defense. With a focus on attracting federal funding for technological advancement, John has ushered numerous innovative products into the marketplace.