World Wide Technology, Inc
2015
3700 employees
7.4 billion sales
2014
3000 employees
6.7 billion sales
2013
2400 employees
6.4 billion sales
2012
2200 employees
5 billion sales
2011
1400 employees
4.1 billion sales
“Find what you are passionate about, & you will be happy & enthusiastic, no matter what you do.” - Ann Marr, St. Louis Business Journal Women's Conference, January 2011
2010
1205 employees
3.3 billion sales
2009
1139 employees
2.3 billion sales
  • Opens Lakeview Technology Center with more than 2 million square feet of space for advanced logistics
  • Opens new facilities in Sumare, Brazil and Tampa, FL
  • Acquires Server Centric Consulting to grow data center practice
  • Receives three awards at the 2009 Cisco Partner Summit Global Awards
  • Introduces TG500 Cisco TelePresence Movable Solution
  • Completes VoIP project for the State of Alaska
  • Achieves Gold Solution Advisor Status with Citrix
2008
1010 employees
2.53 billion sales
  • Opens new facilities in Las Vegas, Nevada and Tempe, Airzona
  • Reached $1 billion in sales with Cisco
  • Receives 2008 Supplier Recognition Award for Customer Service from AT&T
  • Ranks #36 on VAR Business 50
  • Receives Cisco's Enterprise Partner of the Year, DVAR of the Year and Mobility Partner of the Year awards
  • Achieves Master Unified Communications and Security Specializations from Cisco
2007
1008 employees
2.5 billion sales
  • Awarded SEWP contract from NASA
  • Awarded ITES-2H contract
  • Receives St. Louis Commerce Top 50 Businesses Shaping our Future Award
  • Receives Cisco's US/Canada Theatre Partner of the Year Award
  • Wins CIPTUG Application Bake-off
  • Ranks #39 VAR Business 50
2006
900 employees
2.1 billion sales
  • Receives Cisco Public Sector Partner of the Year Award
  • Ranks #43 on VAR Business 500
2005
900 employees
1.8 billion sales
  • Opens new facilities in Phoenix, AZ; Granite City, IL; Earth City, MO; Greensboro, NC; Westchester, OH; and Virginia Beach, VA and expanded in Compton, CA; Nashville, TN; and Austin, TX
  • Buys out venture capital firms, Highland Capital Partner and Summit Partners, for $27.5 million
  • Receives Cisco's Federal Direct VAR of the Year Award
  • Receives SBC 2005 Supplier Recognition Award for Customer Service
  • Ranks #248 on Deloitte Technology Fast 500 List
  • Ranks #45 VAR Business 50
  • Ranks #58 of Washington Technology Top 100 Federal Prime Contractors
2004
500 employees
1.4 billion sales
  • Achieves Cisco Metro Optical Transport Advanced Technology Certification
  • Acquires Scientific and Engineering Workstation Procurement III (SEWP) Contract from ECS Technologies, Inc.
  • Receives Hewlett-Packard PartnerOne Platinum Status
  • Receives SBC Communications' Outstanding Supplier Customer Service Award
  • Ranks #51 of Washington Technology Top 100 Federal Prime Contractors
  • SDE Business Partnering becomes World Wide Technology - Automotive
2003
450 employees
1.1 billion sales
  • Opens offices in Rancho Dominguez, CA; Tuscaloosa, AL; Reno, NV
  • Receives Cisco's Growing with Technology Awards for Operational Excellence
  • Receives Dell's "Best Customer Experience" Supplier Award
  • Receives GSA "Industry Partner Award"
  • Receives OSHA Certificate of Appreciation
  • Ranks #50 of Washington Technology Top 100 Federal Prime Contractors
  • Ranks #14 on St. Louis Business Journal Largest Privately Held Companies List
  • Ranks #67 on VAR Business 500
  • Named a St. Louis Regional Technology Top 50 Company
  • WWT and Telcobuy merge
  • World Wide Technology Holding Co., Inc. (WWTHC) is created
  • Jim Kavanaugh becomes CEO of WWTHC
  • Tom Strunk becomes CFO of WWTHC
2002
300 employees
714 million sales
  • Opens offices in Nashville, TN, and Austin, TX
  • Creates SDE Business Partnering
  • Named RCGA Fast 50 Technology Company
  • Ranks #42 of Washington Technology Top 100 Federal Prime Contractors
  • Ranks #2 diversity-owned business in the U.S. by Div2000.com
2001
275 employees
924 million sales
  • Opens offices in Livermore, CA; Aberdeen, MD; McLean, VA
  • Ranks #10 on RCGA Fast 50 Technology Company List
  • Ranks #51 of Washington Technology Top 100 Federal Prime Contractors
  • Ranks #67 on VAR Business 500
  • Telcobuy receives 1st place in St. Louis Business Journal's e-business awards
  • Co-founder Dave Steward inducted into SBA "Hall of Fame"
2000
200 employees
802 million sales
  • Opens offices in Plano, TX
  • Upgrades to Oracle Release 11
  • Ranks #14 on RCGA Fast 50 Technology Company List
  • Ranks #87 on VAR Business 500
  • Telcobuy registered to TL9000
  • Joe Koenig becomes president of WWT
  • Mark Catalano becomes president of Telcobuy
1999
175 employees
413 million sales
  • WWT spins out telecommunications division to create Telcobuy
  • WWT Co-founder Jim Kavanaugh becomes CEO of Telcobuy
  • Tom Strunk becomes CFO of Telcobuy
  • Telcobuy raises $27.5 million from Highland Capital and Summit Partners
  • Telcobuy files IPO
  • WWT named RCGA Fast 50 Technology Company
  • Ranks #66 of Washington Technology Top 100 Federal Prime Contractors
  • Ranks #97 on VAR Business 500
  • WWT Co-founder Jim Kavanaugh is a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award
1998
100 employees
202 million sales
  • Installs Oracle Release 10.7
  • Purchases buildings 58, 60, 62, 64 and 131 Weldon Pkwy in St. Louis to create WWT/Telcobuy campus
  • Named a RCGA Fast 50 Technology Company
  • Ranks #64 of Washington Technology Top 100 Federal Prime Contractors
  • Ranks #109 on VAR Business 500
  • WWT Co-founder Dave Stewardreceives Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award
  • WWT Co-founder Dave Steward receives US SBA Region VII Minority Small Business Person of the Year Award
1997
74 employees
135 million sales
  • Named a RCGA Fast 50 Technology Company
  • Ranks #45 of Washington Technology Top 100 Federal Prime Contractors
  • Ranks #142 on VAR Business 500
  • Ranks #394 on Inc. 500
1996
50 employees
81 million sales
  • Opens office in Herndon, VA
  • Receives Southwestern Bell Entrepreneurial Spirit Award
  • Named a RCGA Fast 50 Technology Company
  • Ranks #159 on VAR Business 500
1995
35 employees
74 million sales
  • Receives Southwestern Bell Minority Supplier of the Year Award
1994
30 employees
17 million sales
1993
23 employees
9 million sales
“My business partner, Dave Steward, & I started the company when we were both fairly inexperienced in IT by reselling computer systems & printers back in 1990.” - Jim Kavanaugh, 2012, profile magazine
1992
20 employees
8 million sales
1991
10 employees
3 million sales
1990
7 employees
812,000 sales