Brian Strosser

Executive Vice President, Optiv + ClearShark President

About Brian

Brian Strosser serves as president for Optiv + ClearShark, a cybersecurity and IT solutions provider focused exclusively on serving the U.S. federal government. He is also a member of Optiv’s executive leadership team focused on growing Optiv’s presence in the U.S. public sector.
Strosser has more than 30 years of experience in the public sector in various leadership roles across the channel ecosystem including technology manufacturers, value-added resellers and distribution.
Most recently, Strosser served as president of ClearShark LLC, where he spearheaded the acquisition of FedBiz IT. Prior to that, Strosser was president of DLT Solutions, where he was instrumental in their growth to $1B+ and ultimately the successful sale to Tech Data in December 2019. He also led sales teams at Sun Microsystems and Net App; and launched his career with GTSI Corp and World Wide Technology.
Strosser is a past member of the AFCEA DC Board of Directors and a two-time winner of the FedScoop 50 award, which recognizes both public and private sector executives for their achievements and contributions to the government IT community.