Rich Carlton has more than 16 years experience in building managing, sales and operational teams in technology-based businesses, focused on the mid-sized business market. As president and COO at Data Realty, Carlton is responsible for oversight of the data analytics and data-protection offerings, development of data-centric sales methods and customer-driven operational procedures.
Prior to Data Realty, Carlton was the vice president of sales for GramTel, Inc. At GramTel, he led sales efforts that resulted in more than 300 percent growth and a fivefold increase in managed data center space in three states. He also served as vice president at Electronic Commerce Inc. where he oversaw sales and operations for the payroll and human resources software company.
Carlton serves on a number of boards including Big Brothers Big Sisters. He has a B.S. degree in business from IU Bloomington.