John Tippett

VP, Datto Networking

As Vice President of Datto Networking, John leads Datto’s networking business on a global scale. As a former managed service provider (MSP) and having served in multiple roles at vendors in the Channel, John brings a vast understanding of the needs and challenges faced by MSPs today.  

During the more than ten years that John ran his own MSP, he experienced first-hand the many sales, operational, and technical challenges faced by MSPs around the world. He also founded and managed a successful integration business providing audio-video, automation, and security solutions to high-end residential and commercial clientele.

John was recognized as a CRN Channel Chief in 2016 and 2018. He is also an active member in the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), where he 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, an award that recognizes a single member who demonstrates outstanding service to the organization and the IT industry.

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.