Paul Font is the Senior Practice Manager for the Joint Department of Defense (DoD) team within Amazon Web Services (AWS) Professional Services. In his current role, Paul is responsible for the overall performance of service delivery across his global customers with the goal of helping the DoD consume cloud services to bring breakthrough results in support of their missions. He is a transformational leader providing Sales and Services leadership accelerating digital modernization through aligning business objectives with information technology strategies with the goal of improving customer satisfaction, cross-group collaboration, and leading the required cultural changes to help adoption of new product and services. He is a Seasoned IT Executive specializing in: Enterprise IT Services, Federal Government, Air Force, Joint Operations, Military Healthcare, Military Retail, Air Force Communications, Joint Combatant Commands, and the Department of Defense Agencies.
Prior to his current role, he worked at Microsoft and at L3 Communications in distinct roles where he implemented and managed a portfolio of programs focused on streamlining, simplifying, and improving customers Enterprise IT experience across a multitude of technologies to include network, security, telephony, and application development. Paul Font received a bachelor’s degree in information technology from Saint Leo University, and a master’s degree in business administration from Webster University. Paul served 10 years in the United States Air Force and has traveled all around the world in a multitude of operations providing communications support and leadership. Paul is actively involved in community mentoring and recruiting people into the Information and Technology fields as well as assisting former military members transitioning into civilian life. Paul also serves as the Finance Chair of the Board of Trustees for Thomas Sumter Academy in South Carolina and the Supervisory Committee for the SAFE Federal Credit Union board of directors.
Paul Font and his wife Michelle have called Sumter South Carolina home since 1998. Paul and Michelle are high school sweethearts and have been married for over thirty years. They have three daughters Kennedy, Makayla, and Lilly Marie.