VP, Datto Networking
John serves as Vice President of Datto Networking, leading Datto’s Managed Networking Services business on a global scale. Having worked as both a managed services provider and for vendor firms, John has deep roots in the IT channel and a vast understanding of the needs and challenges faced by today’s managed services providers.
John also has extensive experience in low voltage electrical, security, and audio video systems with certifications from Lutron, Control4, and others. He founded and ran a successful integration business providing audio/video, automation, and security solutions to high-end residential and commercial clientele.
Tippett is an active member in the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), where he has served in leadership roles in the Managed Services Community for more than 8 years, including chairing the community for two years. John also serves as a member of the Ambassador Program. He was awarded the inaugural CompTIA Member of the Year in 2016, which recognizes a single member who demonstrates outstanding service to the organization and the IT industry. John has also been recognized as a CRN Channel Chief in 2016 and 2018.
Prior to Datto, John was Vice President and General Manager at Aisle8, a division of SnapAV, where he focused on the distinct product and distribution needs of IT solution providers. John received his Bachelors of Science in Management and Business Administration at the Georgia Institute of Technology.