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Tanium Names IT Veteran Wong Regional VP/West for State, Local, Education

“I can't be more excited to have Allan joining our Tanium SLED Leadership team,” said Jennifer Axt, Tanium's vice president for U.S. SLED. “This rocket ship is taking off!”

Tanium has named technology veteran Allan Wong the regional vice president for state, local and education (SLED) in the West.
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Allan Wong

Wong has an extensive background as a manager and executive with major technology companies, and has also served in leadership roles with a number of industry organizations.

“I’m thrilled to be joining the Tanium SLED team, where our technologies support the mission and goals of this community,” Wong told Industry Insider.

Jennifer Axt, Tanium’s vice president for U.S. SLED, said: “I can't be more excited to have Allan joining our Tanium SLED Leadership team. This rocket ship is taking off!”

Wong joins Tanium from Tenable, where he was director of U.S Public-Sector Strategy and Business Development, heading up federal, state and local government. Before his tenure with Tenable, Wong held management and leadership positions with companies including Dell EMC, BMC Software, Nexus IS and CompUSA.

He currently serves as vice chair of the Industry Leadership Advisory Council for the Information Technology Industry Council and is a member of the CompTIA SLED Council. In addition, Wong has been named a Life Member of the National Association of State Technology Directors “for years of meritorious service and outstanding commitment to the professional organization.”

In his LinkedIn profile, the Bay Area resident cites his expertise in the state and local government, higher education and K-12 sectors and “excellent CxO relationships (and) in-depth knowledge on public procurement/contracting agreements.”
Dennis Noone is Executive Editor of Industry Insider. He is a career journalist, having worked as a reporter and editor at small-town newspapers and major metropolitan dailies in California, Nevada, Texas and Virginia, including as an editor with USA Today in Washington, D.C. He lives in Northern California.