Leadership Team

John Shields

Vice President, Strategic Supply Chain

John Shields

John is responsible for leading Wasabi’s strategic and operational initiatives in the areas of technology partner development, supply chain management, infrastructure integration and global storage region deployment. He joined Wasabi from Lytx, where he was responsible for establishing the operational model and go-to-market strategy for the global roll out of a newly acquired video telematics platform to partners globally. Prior to joining Lytx, John was VP of Operations at Actifio, where he transformed the operations function, the supply chain model and the partner technology ecosystems for predictability, leverage, and scale during a period of rapid growth. Actifio was acquired by Google and is now part of Google Cloud. John also served as VP of Manufacturing Operations at Acme Packet, where he was responsible for leading the strategic operational and supply chain activities over a twelve-year period of high growth and global expansion that spanned the entire business cycle.

 John received bachelor's and master's degrees in industrial and manufacturing engineering from the University of Massachusetts Lowell and an MBA from Southern New Hampshire University. John and his wife reside in New Hampshire where they enjoy golfing, boating, and skiing.