Sam Elbeck is the Vice President of Business Development and Alliances at Globanet, where he is responsible for strategic alliances, international growth and strategic initiatives. Prior to joining Globanet, Sam had the role of a Solution Strategist for four years at Veritas where he spent a considerable amount of time discussing customer business issues and solving them using the latest technologies. Prior to Veritas, Sam spent nine years at IBM where he started his technical career in administration and architecture of messaging infrastructures. He then went on to run a team of engineers that identified best of breed technologies that complimented the IBM portfolio and how best to partner with the organizations for mutual benefits. Sam carries an MBA with a concentration in Management Information Systems and holds an undergraduate degree in International Business as well as several other technical certifications.