McLean, VA – April 24, 2023: Propeller, a leading provider of cloud-hosted virtual desktops and application delivery solutions for education clients, is pleased to announce the appointment of Matt McDermott as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In his new role, McDermott will help drive revenue growth, expand Propeller’s market share, and oversee the company’s marketing efforts.
McDermott brings over 20 years of experience in sales and marketing with a proven track record of achievement in the technology industry. Prior to joining Propeller, he held senior leadership roles at several software and technology companies, including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Zenoss, AppSense, and Wyse.
“Matt is a seasoned professional with a strong background in education and supporting cloud solutions.. His leadership, strategic thinking, and customer-centric approach align well with Propeller’s culture and vision,” said Greg M. Smith, CEO of Propeller. “We’re excited to have Matt join our team and contribute to our solutions, growth, and performance as we continue to remove digital barriers for schools.”
“I’m thrilled to be joining Propeller at such an exciting time in the company’s growth,” said McDermott. “Propeller’s innovations are transforming the way that its education clients access and use technology, and I look forward to working with the team to help both new and current customers reach their goals and drive success.”
As education IT veterans, our founders want all students to thrive beyond the bounds of a traditional campus and the confines of limited resources. We believe that technology should never get in the way of a school’s or a student’s ability to grow and engage with the world. With smart cloud computing, we saw an unmatched opportunity to help make better virtual learning possible for students on the devices they already have, freeing K-12 schools, community colleges, and universities from costly and burdensome software and hardware.