Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales, Veritas
Brett Shirk is executive vice president of worldwide sales for Veritas, Symantec’s information management business. He is responsible for developing Veritas’s business with customers in the commercial, enterprise, and public sector markets across the world.
Shirk is a prime example of career growth opportunities at Symantec. He progressed in leadership roles since 2002, when he joined Symantec as a district manager in the Great Lakes region, progressing to director, VP of the Northeast, VP of the East Region, VP of East & Canada and then SVP of the North America Geography, including all routes to market, customer segments and solutions in the US & Canada.
Shirk is recognized as a leading information technology professional, with more than 17 years of experience in information security and technology. His successful background in complex solution design, customer relationship management and strategic messaging is a result of his experience in work spanning vertical industries including automotive, financial services, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, power and energy.
Before joining Symantec, he was regional sales manager for BMC Software and responsible for developing business in Michigan. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University, with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Download images