Sal Imami

Director of Partnerships


Sal held leadership positions, in business development, alliances, sales and technical areas at Lenovo, Cisco, Veeam, Citrix, HP, CSC and Sphere3D. Sal has extensive knowledge of partner alliances, product marketing, channel sales and direct sales.

In addition, he has a background in business and technology.  Beginning his career in IT as an engineer and enterprise architect, he has worked at startups, mid-stage and enterprise companies. One of his startups successfully exited to HP.  He is also an early round investor.


2020 – 2021
VP, Alliances – Portola Valley Partners

2018 – 2020
Managing Director, Global Software Alliances & Partner Development – Lenovo

2016 – 2018
Director, Channel Accounts – Sphere 3D

2007 – 2016
Manager, Channel Accounts & Partners – HP