Vice President of Solutions/Engineering
Serving as BlackHawk Data’s Vice President of Solutions Engineering, Sikendar Arshad is responsible for driving customer success by getting to know the nuances of their technical business needs and delivering the solutions to meet, and exceed, their expectations.
By combining each client’s unique requirements with BlackHawk Data’s engineering expertise, internal resources, processes and technical analyses, his team targets solutions that are unparalleled to realize success. Sikendar has a proven track record of transforming organizations to drive efficiency, security and cost-effectiveness.
Sikendar’s years of Cisco experience — both as network consulting engineer and as a senior network engineer — have positioned him as an expert for both private and public sector clients. Throughout his career, he has honed his capabilities working in a variety of industries, including public sector, technology, automotive, healthcare and education. In each of these roles, he expanded his network engineering expertise from consultation to design to implementation and migration to solving an issue that could arise.
Sikendar has a Masters in Information Systems Management from DeVry University and a bachelors from Ohio Wesleyan University.
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert [CCIE # 41130 – Routing and Switching]
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert [CCIE # 41130 –Data Center]
Cisco Certified Network Professional [CCNP]
Cisco Certified Network Associate [CCNA]