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Eric Hembree
Director of IoT at Ingram Micro


Eric Hembree is the is the Director of IoT at Ingram Micro where he leads the US go-to-market team. In this role Eric is responsible for leading the overall vision, development, strategy and execution of the Internet of Things business and go-to-market programs.

Previously, Eric was the Sr. Vendor Business Manager in the Security Business Unit, supporting Symantec and Trend Micro, where he exceeded annual plan targets. He helped author a global RFP response that led to incremental growth for the Symantec line that doubled the revenue for Ingram Micro. Ingram was named Distributor of the Year for Symantec during his time managing the line. He also came from the Cloud organization where he managed over 10 vendors. Prior to Ingram, Eric held positions in sales and management with Verizon Wireless, 20/20 Companies, and even worked in the energy sector. 

Eric earned his degree in Computer Animation from Full Sail University and holds multiple certifications from MIT Sloan School of Management in IoT and Digital Business Strategy. Most recently, he was named by CRN as a Channel Chief for 2020 and as one of the Top 100 People You Should Know in 2019.