Presenters

Adam has been in the IT industry since 1997, following his graduation from the University of New Brunswick with a business degree and diploma in technology management and entrepreneurship. He has overseen BrunNet’s overall strategic direction for the past decade and has helped the company grow into one of the largest IT solutions providers in Atlantic Canada. Adam is the Vice President of Synnex...
Alain Lefebvre is a co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Great White North Technology Consulting Inc, a managed IT services provider located in Timmins, Ontario. Although the company is based in Northern Ontario they serve small and medium businesses across Canada, including the Arctic Circle.Alain and his business partner Paul Brunet have grown the company to a team of 12 since founding the...
Alex Rogers is founder and president of CharTec, a “beyond HaaS” provider that helps technology companies transition to the next level of annuity-based profitability as managed service providers (MSPs). CharTec evolved from Rogers’ experience as CEO of ARRC Technology, his award-winning, multimillion dollar MSP practice that he founded in 1992 with a $300 investment. The company designed and built...
Alex Ryals serves as vice president, Security Solutions, North America for Tech Data. He was appointed to the role in February 2017 upon the completion of Tech Data’s acquisition of Avnet’s Technology Solutions division. In this role, he is responsible for accelerating the sales of security solutions through the Tech Data partner ecosystem. Leveraging vendor sales, training and enablement, custom...
Alex Ziogas is president and founder of AZBS Inc. He is a consummate relationship builder and intensely committed to providing excellent service to every client. In addition to continuing to grow AZBS, Alex’s primary focus is on providing his clients with technology planning in the areas of security, auditing, disaster recovery, and business continuity. He brings over 30 years of experience in the...
Alicia Carney is the SMB Marketing Program Manager for servers worldwide at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. In this role, Alicia is responsible for program governance of SMB Servers Channel Training and Marketing Initiatives. Alicia has over 15 years of experience in SMB across all aspects of SMB Marketing.
Amy Babinchak is the owner of three IT related businesses: Harbor Computer Services, Third Tier, and Sell My MSP and has been working in small and medium business IT field for more than 20 years. She values technology for what it does for people and the success it brings to business. She has also been a Microsoft MVP for 11 years, received numerous leadership awards, and is a valued member of vari...
Andra Hedden is Chief Marketing Officer at Marketopia, a Clearwater, FL-based sales and marketing agency that provides end-to-end sales strategy, lead generation, marketing and sales enablement for the entire span of IT channel organizations. Andra is a marketing dynamo and established leader with a proven track record for building resilient client relationships, executing successful brand marketi...
With more than 20 years of high-tech service, support and sales experience, Barb Miller leads Tech Data’s Services teams. In this capacity, she oversees technical government services experts, including systems engineers, business development representatives and government bid specialists. Barb also leads Tech Data’s TechEDG government services team, the Healthcare Specialized Business Unit (SBU),...
Benson Chan is senior partner at Strategy of Things Partner, a Silicon Valley-based innovation consultancy that brings science, breakthrough strategies and disruptive digital technologies to help cities solve complex problems in new ways. Benson has over 25 years of scaling innovative businesses and bringing innovations to market for Fortune 500 and start-up companies. With deep experience in stra...
Bill has been in the IT industry for 20 years initially working for a Compaq/HP reseller in Houston for the first 10 years after college before starting at Buffalo in 2006. His desire to create an easy and proactive channel based program and sales team is rooted in his years as a VAR. As a result, Bill requires a high level of customer support and direct engagement from his team with solution prov...
Evans is a partner at Function4, which has offices in Sugar Land, Beaumont, and Paris, Texas. Function4 is a premier provider of office technologies and services including managed IT, document and print management, enterprise content management and cloud services. It is an authorized dealer for Konica Minolta, Sharp, Kyocera, HP, and M-Files, covering 31 counties in Texas, five counties in Oklahom...
Brad manages partner programs and initiatives for HP Inc.  His responsibilities include defining sales and marketing strategies and promoting partner engagement in the SMB segment for PC and Print categories.  Brad has over 20 years working with channel partners in various roles including sales, distribution, and reseller account management.  Brad earned his Bachelor...
Bradley Gross is the founder and President of the Law Office of Bradley Gross, P.A., which specializes in transactions involving MSPs, VARs, OEMs, technology solution resellers, cloud solution providers, IT professionals, and technology and media companies globally. He is a leading legal authority on cloud computing and IT service transactions, and has lectured on issues involving cloud-based tran...
Carl Mazzanti is the founder and CEO of eMazzanti Technologies, one of the premier IT support and consulting firms for businesses ranging from home office and retail clients to multinational corporations in the New York metropolitan area, the U.S., and throughout the world. eMazzanti Technologies is all about delivering powerful, efficient solutions in a variety of outsourced IT services, such a...
Carrie Simpson is the founder and CEO of Managed Sales Pros, a cycle-acceleration company that supports IT manufacturers, distributors, vendors, and resellers. She has more than 20 years of cold-call prospecting strategy and execution experience and has created successful outbound programs for enterprise, midmarket, and small tech companies.
Charles Weaver is president and co-founder of MSPAlliance, a Chico, Calif.-based industry association and accrediting and certifying body for managed services and cloud computing. In addition to leading the daily activities of the organization, Weaver writes and speaks extensively about managed services. Prior to starting the MSPAlliance, he was an editor for an Internet news organization and the...
Chris has worked with SolarWinds Backup since 2010, from its early launch into the North American MSP market. Chris has 16 years of SaaS-based business experience, focused on bringing innovative products to market. His familiarity with MSPs provides valuable expertise in helping end customers understand the importance of MSP-provided data protection.
Chris Hoose is the founder of Choose Networks, Inc, An Iconic IT company.  Choose Networks was born in 2001 as a sole proprietorship, grew to 42 employees, and merged with three other leading IT companies to form Iconic IT in 2019.   Chris is now the VP of Communications for Iconic IT and is very involved in the IT community, he participates in ConnectWise’s IT Nation Evolve, speaks...
Chris Jones was one of the three founders of Canalys in 1999 and is based in the Canalys Americas office in Palo Alto, Calif. Chris specializes in mobile ecosystems and devices—from mobile phones to notebook computers. In 2000, Chris pioneered market-specific analysis around smartphones and handhelds, helping Canalys to become the leading global provider and standard source of data and ana...
CJ is currently the Security Solutions Practice consultant at Tech Data,Prior to his current role,  C. J. was an Enterprise Managed Security Solutions Sales Director at Rackspace, a position he held since January of 2016.  Prior to joining Rackspace, he was an Enterprise Managed Security Solutions Executive at CSC. CJ has over 29 years of experience in information technology, the ma...
Colleen Frye is manag­ing editor of ChannelPro, which she has been involved with since issue No. 1 of the publication, first as a freelance copy editor and then adding writing and special project duties, until as­suming her current role in 2017. Her work has appeared in publications such as InfoSecu­rity Professional, Application Development Trends, Online Learning Magazine, and vari­ous Tech Targ...
Craig Crescas, based in Denver, began his Microsoft career in March 2000. He joined the organization during the years when Microsoft began investing in Business Applications (ERP and CRM). With over 18 years of experience in Dynamics, Craig is chartered with changing the world one partner at a time. Since the launch of Dynamics 365, Craig has dedicated his efforts to recruiting and onboarding orga...
Dan Tomaszewski came to ID Agent after working for 4 years as CEO of a small MSP business. Dan was able to successfully take his MSP from 0 customers and 0 dollars in revenue to 1.675 million in revenue in just 3 years.  Dan attributes much of his success to the resources and insights gained from industry peer groups ASCII and Robin Robins. He’s experienced the same objections MSPs face...
Dan Wensley is the CEO of Warranty Master - an innovative SaaS company and global leader in asset lifecycle management & reporting solutions. Dan was appointed in May of 2019 to help lead Warranty Master to new heights. Since his short time with the company, they have continued to see exponential growth with over 6000 partners in tow.  No stranger to the ITSP/MSP eco-system Dan has h...

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