Mike Houghton is Chief Sales Officer (CSO) for Logicalis US where he is charged with developing and executing the organization’s consultative sales strategy, driving growth through new customer acquisitions and the movement of current clients to additional services and solutions. Mike’s role also includes leading all of Logicalis’ customer facing teams including marketing, supplier, technical, and professional services where he helps bridge the gap between customers’ needs and the Logicalis US teams serving them to solve business problems.
With more than 25 years of technology and channel experience, Mike has a proven track record of building successful teams, growing business and increasing shareholder value. Before joining Logicalis, he served as the Senior Vice President of Sales for Tech Data’s U.S. and Canadian Enterprise Solutions business where he was responsible for both inside and field sales teams focused on VAR sales, emerging channel partners, government solutions, and recruiting across Tech Data’s North American regions.
Prior to Tech Data’s February 2017 acquisition of Avnet’s Technology Solutions business, Mike also held a variety of executive-level sales and solution-focused positions with Avnet as well as Revana (formerly Direct Alliance), Zones and Insight.
Mike attended Arizona State University where he earned two Bachelor’s degrees – one in Marketing and one in Logistics, Materials and Supply Chain Management. He also sits on the board for the Arizona State University Professional Sales Advisory Group which works to create awareness and interest in professional sales among outstanding undergraduate students and to encourage these students to prepare for and pursue careers in this dynamic field.
Mike lives with his wife and four children in Chandler, Arizona. Outside the office, Mike enjoys watching his children compete in golf and soccer events.
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