Rob McKernan is Senior Vice President, IT Channels. Previously he was President, Americas, where he was responsible for ensuring the North and South America regions remain focused on customers and partners by developing customer oriented processes, driving the delivery of innovative, energy efficient solutions in the data center space, and developing successful relationships as part of Schneider Electric. Since joining the company in 1994, Rob has served in various sales and marketing experience in channel and end user sales. In 2002, he left APC to become Vice President of Sales for Philips Business Solutions. Rob rejoined APC in July of 2006. He has also held the position of Vice President, North American Channels for APC by Schneider Electric, where he was responsible for the development of the channel go-to-market strategy, sales and marketing to APC’s 10,000 partners. When Schneider Electric acquired APC in 2007 and formed the IT Business, which includes the APC and MGE critical power and cooling brands Rob entered his current role as Senior Vice President, Americas Region. Rob is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with his wife Shira and their three daughters, Lilia, Marina, and Ruby. Rob holds a bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.
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