VP, Public Sector, Adobe
Barry Leffew is Vice President of Public Sector for Adobe Systems, Inc. In this capacity he leads a high performance team of 250 professionals that are focused on leveraging the innovation and power of Adobe technology to support the missions of Federal, State and Local Government organizations. Today, Adobe solutions can be found in nearly every department of every agency, enabling the delivery of secure, efficient digital services for citizens, government employees, veterans and the men and women of our armed services.
Barry has over twenty years of experience in the Information Systems industry, an extensive background in the Government market, and is active with a wide variety government committees and associations.
Prior to Adobe, Barry was the Vice President of VeriSign's Public Sector Division. During his tenure at VeriSign, he led the development and execution of a business strategy that helped establish VeriSign as a leading provider of managed security and authentication services to the Public Sector market.
Before VeriSign Barry worked at the Oracle Corporation for over 10 years. While at Oracle Barry was in a wide range of senior management positions supporting the Government market including: consulting, consulting management, and sales management. During his career at Oracle, Barry was the Vice President of Oracle's Advanced Programs Group which served the US Intelligence and Law Enforcement Communities.
Barry also led NeXT Software's Government sales division. NeXT was an innovative and early leader in the object oriented and web software development markets.
Barry is a graduate of George Washington's MBA program, and has an undergraduate degree in Management Science from Shippensburg University.
Barry, his wife Sandra and three children reside in Rockville, MD.