Derek Johnson’s diverse background brings a unique blend of direct industry experience and unconventional thinking to EtherWAN. With two decades of sales and business development experience in the high-tech world, Johnson is recognized as a technology expert and a trusted advisor to C-level decision makers. His expertise has led to him being repeatedly quoted in publications such as Inc. Magazine, Investor’s Business Daily, Network World Magazine, CNet News, and PC World, to name a few. He has appeared on radio and television programs such as Bob McCormick’s Business Update on CBS radio, The Future of the Internet, and more.
Johnson’s contributions have always led to a dramatic increase in market share for every organization he has worked with. He has repeatedly been sales person of the month and sales person of the year.
He was an original member on the board of directors on the Fiber to the Home Council, a consortium of companies dedicated to bringing Broadband Internet to Americans everywhere. The current ubiquity of Broadband today is proof of the organization’s success.
He has held two Cisco certifications, and has vast experience with Ethernet, Media Conversion, Industrial Ethernet, Fiber Optics, and SDN (Software Defined Networking) technologies.