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Meet our leadership team

Born in the cloud and born from entrepreneurship, our leadership team is passionate about cloud technology and people. Our leadership team firmly believes the cloud is the greatest business transformation tool of our time with a goal of helping businesses seize control of their cloud and accelerate their business.

Simon Anderson
Simon Anderson
CEO

Simon is a cloud and Internet-industry chief executive, entrepreneur, advisor and board member. He was previously CEO of Reliam, which became Mission following the 2018 mergers with fellow AWS managed service providers Stratalux and G2 Tech Group. Simon teamed up with Great Hill Partners as Entrepreneur-in-Residence with a vision to found Mission in 2017. Prior to Great Hill, Simon was CEO of DreamHost, where he scaled the web hosting and cloud computing company to $50M annual revenue and 400,000 customers worldwide. He also co-founded the software-defined storage company Inktank in 2014, which was acquired by Red Hat for $175M in 2014. Simon started his tech career as a venture capital partner with Allen & Buckeridge in Sydney then Silicon Valley. He has earned Science and Law degrees from the Australian National University, and has undertaken executive education programs at Harvard Business School.

Justin Cohen
Justin Cohen
President, International

Justin has run managed services businesses for more than 20 years and brings a particularly strong background in software and infrastructure technologies. He has a proven track record of building successful IT businesses with a focus on proper organizational structure, process, and sales strategy. He has led several acquisitions from both the buy and sell sides, and has been responsible for post-acquisition integration. Justin holds both a BS and a Masters in High Energy Particle Physics, and an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Glenn Grant
Glenn Grant
President, U.S. East

Glenn is a pioneer of the managed IT services movement who long championed a transition from a “break-fix” reactive-support mentality to a proactive, results-oriented managed services approach. Glenn founded Boston-based managed services provider G2 Tech Group, a next-generation MSP linking managed DevOps services to cloud computing, which merged into Mission in 2018. Prior to G2, Glenn was the VP of Managed Services for Thrive Networks, where he ushered the firm into the managed services era, transforming the business to a recurring revenue model. Glenn is a member of the Entrepreneurs' Organization, Forbes Technology Council and the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC). He attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst and has undertaken the Entrepreneurial Masters Program at MIT.

Nate Johnson
Nate Johnson
President, U.S. West

Nate is an internet technology expert with a particularly deep background in systems engineering and network infrastructure management. A longtime cloud industry leader, Nate founded Reliam, which later merged into Mission, in 2001. He regularly opines on cloud strategy and best practices, and contributes to books on networking, including Security Sage's Guide to Hardening the Network Infrastructure. Nate holds a BA degree in Computer Science and Business Administration from the University of California, Riverside.

Jeremy Przygode
Jeremy Przygode
President, Media & Entertainment

Jeremy is a technology executive with 20 years of progressive experience in IT. He has managed IT infrastructures for some of the leading web properties on the internet, including Match.com, IGN, MyPlay, and Edmunds, among others. Jeremy founded Los Angeles-based managed services provider Stratalux, which merged into Mission in 2018. Jeremy has a BA degree in Art History from San Francisco State University and an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Keith Archer
Keith Archer
Chief Operating Officer

Keith has more than 20 years of diverse experience delivering successful IT solutions at global organizations, both in executive management and management consulting roles. As Chief Operating Officer at Mission, Keith applies his background in project and program management, technology and people leadership, and tactical and strategic planning to drive business growth. Keith holds a BA degree in Economics from the University of Southern California.

Phaedra Divras
Phaedra Divras
Vice President, Professional Services

Phaedra is an enterprise technology leader experienced in helping guide Fortune 500 organizations to greater levels of connectivity, productivity, and efficiency. Her responsibilities include leading (and growing) Mission’s worldwide professional services and consulting teams. She previously served as Managing Director, Global Delivery and End User Services at NTT DATA Services (formerly Dell Services), where she oversaw the company’s global professional services practices. Phaedra holds a BSEE degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Andy Jolls
Andy Jolls
Chief Marketing Officer

Andy started his career in marketing in the food service business, and then moved into high tech - working at Apple and Hewlett Packard, before focusing on building start-ups in Silicon Valley. He has held positions in hardware, software, tech services eCommerce, and lead generation having held CMO roles at Cooking.com, Instantly and most recently Survey Sampling International. He's been a part of several exits including one IPO and several acquisitions, and more recently he taught his first marketing class at USC. He holds an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

Jonathan LaCour
Jonathan LaCour
Chief Technology Officer

A cloud industry veteran, Jonathan has held several technical and product leadership positions – most recently at DreamHost, one of the largest web hosting and cloud computing providers. As Chief Technology Officer at Mission, Jonathan guides the development of Mission’s product and platform. He also leads business development initiatives, and shares his expertise on current cloud trends and best practices at industry conferences and Mission events. Jonathan has a BS degree in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Mark Medina
Mark Medina
Vice President, Digital Marketing

Mark is a cloud industry veteran with nearly two decades of marketing and product management experience. He most recently was Product Director at DreamHost, and previously served as Director of Digital Marketing at Media Temple (where he was part of the leadership team during an acquisition by GoDaddy). As Mission’s Vice President of Digital Marketing, Mark leads digital marketing content and strategy to strengthen Mission’s position in the managed cloud services marketplace. Mark holds an MBA in Finance from Loyola Marymount University.

Caleb Mills
Caleb Mills
Chief Operating Officer, U.S. East

Caleb has a long track record of scaling infrastructure, teams and processes to both support and drive growth. He previously worked as a software developer, systems administrator, IT manager, and ops guru. He’s known by his colleagues and customers alike as a skilled leader who is able to shape a group of talented people into a cohesive, high performing team that delivers consistent value to clients. Caleb holds a B.S. degree in physics from the University of Massachusetts, and began work on his Ph.D. in geophysics at MIT before shifting gears to focus on IT.

Matt Rudnick
Matt Rudnick
Vice President, Corporate Development

Matt is a former investment banker, with experience in private equity as well as large and small technology companies. Matt started his career in sales, and spent five years at EMC Corporation during its shift to being more software-focused through acquisitions including VMware, Documentum, and RSA. He has also worked in business development at Audax Group, a leading middle market private equity group. Matt holds an MBA from the Carroll School at Boston College and a BA from Middlebury College.

Ted Stuart
Ted Stuart
Chief Revenue Officer

Ted is an experienced software and business executive, responsible for overseeing Mission’s sales and customer success teams, as well as driving revenue growth. Ted comes to Mission from DAZ Systems, where he served as Senior Vice President of Sales and helped steer the company’s growth from a regional Oracle services provider to a leading national firm. Ted also brings extensive sales management experience from his tenures at Oracle and VC backed startups. Ted holds a B.A. degree in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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