Chad Johnson is currently the Channel Manager for the South Central Region at Pure Storage. Prior to this role he was the Area Partner Manager at EMC for the South Central Region. His responsibilities included leading a team of 7 Partner Business Managers who focused on building a strategy to Identify, Recruit, Develop and Retain the strongest Partners that could help drive and support each Districts main initiatives. Johnson also was responsible to the Area Vice Presidents and sales leadership to deliver a partner community to help drive and support a 400M annual business.