With more than 30 years of experience in the IT industry, CPP general manager and partner Patrick O’Dell started his IT career with (Dell) EMC as a sales representative with lead account responsibilities for clients including Citicorp, AT&T and various other smaller Fortune 1000s. He was consistently ranked a Top 10 sales representative. His experience also includes a position as regional VP and shareholder for Berkshire Computer Products (rated a “Fast Growth” company four times). Patrick has additionally worked as an independent contract consultant for companies including IBM, Fujitsu/Amdahl and Cap Gemini Ernst & Young.
With nearly 25 years in complex technology solution sales, Paul O’Dell held varied sales positions at a variety of pre- and post-IPO organizations including 3PAR, Xiotech Corporation, Berkshire Computer Products and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). While at the latter company, he was a Top 10 Storage Representative for nearly a decade.
A partner at CPP, Paul is responsible for sales. He has helped CPP expand marketing capabilities and has been instrumental in developing CPP’s Infrastructure Anywhere Assessment approach.
Dan Hogan started his career in technology at the Associated Press (AP) as a technician. Through various positions with the company he helped create a support contract business unit and was part of the team that developed the first digital camera created for photojournalism use. He left the AP to join technology reseller Berkshire Computer Products/Articulent (Brocade). Here, Dan served initially as a project manager, responsible for activities for EMC, Compaq/HP, HDS and IBM largely concerned with storage and backup in the Northeast. He ultimately became finance manager responsible for structuring the top 5% opportunities for the company.