– USA, CA – Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of the Data-to-Everything Platform, today announced the appointment of retired Army General Dennis Via to its Board of Directors, bringing more than 40 years of military, technology, and public sector leadership experience.
“All three branches of the U.S. government and all four branches of the U.S. military leverage Splunk’s Data-to-Everything Platform to solve their toughest IT, Security and Observability challenges. General Via is a technology luminary within the government, and knows this world inside and out,” said CEO, Doug Merritt. “I am thrilled to welcome Dennis to Splunk’s Board of Directors and am confident his extensive experience will help accelerate Splunk’s impact on our public sector customers and broader customer base.”
About General Dennis Via
Currently, General Via serves as an EVP with Booz Allen Hamilton, a technology and management consulting firm headquartered in McLean, Virginia. As a senior leader in the Booz Allen Global Defense Group’s Joint Combatant Command business, General Via leads security cooperation with a focus on innovation, transformation, and multi-year market growth strategies. He also serves as a Defense Fellow, helping defense, intelligence, and homeland security clients manage today’s evolving threat and budgetary environments.
During his 36-year military career, General Via held multiple command and senior leadership positions across the Department of Defense in the areas of information technology, network operations, cybersecurity, and global supply chain. Via culminated his career as the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, the Army’s primary logistics and sustainment command, responsible for managing the global supply chain and synchronizing logistics and sustainment activities across the U.S. Army. He also held multiple commanders, signal, and chief information officer roles, working on everything from communications infrastructure and cybersecurity to global logistics and engineering.
“I am honored to join the Splunk Board,” said General Via. “Splunk’s customer-first-focus, along with the company’s exceptional reputation for delivering actions and outcomes that positively impact the world through data, is truly admirable. I look forward to the opportunity to support the company’s vision of creating lasting data outcomes for its customers.”
General Via holds a B.S. from Virginia State University and a Master of Education from Boston University. He serves on the boards of directors of Milliken & Company and the nonprofit Capital Partners for Education and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Association of the United States Army, and the Armed Forces Communications Electronics Association.
About Splunk Inc.
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