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Mike Sheldon

Mike Sheldon
President & Chief Commercial Officer

Mike has been a leading force in revolutionizing the secondary market for IT. Under his leadership Curvature continues to grow and expand operations—now employing more than 500 people in the United States, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. Sheldon has been awarded as one of the most influential business leaders by Pacific Coast Business Times. He has written articles for tech journals such as Network World and been featured as an expert on CNBC.


Blog posts by Mike Sheldon

SMS and Curvature are Merging - We See IT Differently
We are wildly excited to announce that SMS and Curvature are merging to become one. Through our combined complementary offerings we will be the undisputed global leader of best-in-class IT services, products, and solutions.  read more

Curvature Named a ‘Top Performer – Network’ in Gartner Third-Party Maintenance Competitive Landscape.
There’s no time like the present to talk about the ever-increasing role of third-party maintenance (TPM) in helping organizations around the world get a better return on their support investments. read more

A Culture of Giving: Paving the Way for Tomorrow’s Technologists While Making the World a Better Place.
When I took the podium last month at the annual luncheon for Girls Inc. of Santa Barbara, I was honored to be recognized for the role Curvature has played in providing much-needed networking equipment and technology services to this vital organization. read more

Happy First Anniversary, Curvature!
In July of 2014, Network Hardware Resale changed its name to Curvature. read more

Transforming IT in 2015 and Beyond.
This year will hold several opportunities for IT organizations to both elevate their roles and transform the bottom line. read more

Disrupting the Entrenched Monopoly.
This afternoon in Las Vegas at CES, John Chambers, CEO of Cisco, predicted that, in 10 years, only 40% of today’s Fortune 500 companies will be “existing in a meaningful way.” read more

OEM Maintenance and Life Cycle Myths Exposed.
Watch the most viewed exhibitor session from the Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management conference: watch here

Thinking Outside the OEM: Tips for Extending the Life of Your Network.
If your network is like most, it is multi-generational, containing a mix of bleeding-edge equipment and some current- and previous-generation. read more

The Ultimate Guide to the Secondary Market: Go confidently into the smarter IT industry.
I’ve seen firsthand that organizations worldwide are progressively turning to the secondary market for their networking equipment. read more

Welcome to Curvature.
From the very beginning we believed there was a better way to manage your IT needs.  We had a vision that we could revolutionize the typical IT supply chain and extract far more value than the traditional OEM-sponsored approach. read more

Be Prepared for the Unpredictable.
In today's competitive business environment, the corporate communications network is the lifeblood of the operation, so all possible avenues typically are taken to protect this invaluable asset. read more