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René Grajales René Grajales
North America Vice President of Sales Strategy and Solutions

Since joining in 2007, Grajales has lead a series of changes that will forever impact the way Iron Mountain serves their customers. His passion for supporting the ever-changing needs of our clients, and ensuring Iron Mountain is a company that is extremely easy to do business with are only rivaled by his dedication to customer satisfaction.

Prior to Iron Mountain, Grajales founded and managed an international import/exports logistics, warehousing, and distribution company in Latin America, held various roles in IT Consulting with EDS/HP assigned to the airline industry, and as the Director of Channels Sales and Marketing for Latin America within the Intelligroup/Empower Solutions group of companies serving ERP customers with offshore IT consulting and programming solutions.

He holds a Master of Business Administration, a Postgraduate degree in marketing, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Computer Information Science from the University of Tampa, Florida. In addition, Grajales has attended leadership executive training at Harvard University, Boston and Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management, Illinois.
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