Citrix Promotes Silliman, Names Grandis to Sales Role

Todd Silliman was elevated to enterprise relationship manager, and Glenn Grandis was named account manager for state and local government and education in Southern California and Hawaii.

Citrix has promoted one sales executive and appointed another to roles serving the California public sector.

Todd Silliman, who had been regional partner manager for the company, has been promoted to enterprise relationship manager for public sector. Silliman, who’s based in the Bay Area, is a veteran of almost 20 years in the technology industry, having been previously affiliated with DocuSign, Adobe and LexisNexis.

Citrix provides agencies mobile secure access to government applications, desktops, data and communications on any device, network and cloud.

“Having lived in California for 25 years, I’m very excited to support the state and its constituents during these challenging times,” Silliman told Techwire. “Citrix partners with the majority of state agencies on a daily basis, and we’re well-positioned to help enable telework and remote desktop security, all while facilitating an improved employee experience moving forward.”  

Silliman is a graduate of Santa Clara University, with a bachelor’s degree in finance.

Separately, Citrix has named Glenn Grandis the account manager for state and local government in Southern California and Hawaii. Grandis joined Citrix from NetApp, where he was in sales for state, local and education.

“I am very excited to join a world-class organization who provides such an important service by creating a flawless end-user experience with traditional and cloud-native apps that perform well and stay secure, across any network or cloud,” Grandis told Techwire.

He is a tech sales veteran with more than two decades of experience. Grandis’ previous affiliations include Dell EMC, Fujitsu and Penguin Computing, where he also held sales and account management roles.

Grandis has his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Cal State Long Beach and his master’s in business administration from University of Phoenix. He is an active volunteer with the American Cancer Society, and he’s also a member of the Fountain Valley City Council.

Dennis Noone is Managing Editor of Techwire.