Presenters

Adam Sprague is the CEO of BrunNet and has been in the IT industry since 1997. 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 serves on numerous committees and boards, including being the current president of the Varnex Canadian Council. His skillset includes lea...
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 Brown is the Founder and CEO of 10th Magnitude. He is responsible for setting the organization’s vision and strategy and ensuring that the culture is collaborative, client-focused and innovation driven. Recognized as an industry thought leader, Alex founded 10th Magnitude in 2010 to help clients unleash the power of the cloud to drive innovation in their markets. A 30-year industry veteran, A...
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.
In her role as director of partnership at RIoT, Amber focuses on supporting sponsors, serving as architect of RIoT’s and partner events, expanding the RIoT community, and supporting RIoT’s mission of capturing and growing the IoT market sector.  Prior to joining RIoT, Amber spent 15years in regulatory compliance where she helped both Fortune 100 companies and startups navigate the complex lan...
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...
Angel Rojas is president and CEO of DataCorps. He is a passionate technology enthusiast obsessed with eliminating the hassle, waste, and headaches of all things digital for businesses in the greater Tampa Bay, Fla., area. DataCorps dedicates itself to piloting the support and maintenance of business computer networks.  While working at Wachovia, Angel saw the great tools that enterprises...
Angela Hogaboom is a cybersecurity adviser, cloud strategist, and digital transformation expert driven by a passion for implementing new technology in an ethical fashion. She takes pride in providing solutions that harness the power of emerging tech, while protecting the data rights of consumers. In addition to her primary job functions, Angela serves as the president of WiCys Colorado and the phi...
Antwine Jackson is the president and founder of Enitech, a Raleigh, N.C.-based managed service IT firm. He has over 15 years of experience in the IT service industry. Antwine has been featured in the Triangle Business Journal and ChannelPro magazine for his success as a technology entrepreneur.  Antwine holds a 4th degree black belt in the martial art of taekwondo and is a former U.S. national and...
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),...
Barbara Paluszkiewicz, CDN Technologies CEO, is the author of IT Scams: How To Avoid Being Ripped Off and talk show host of "KNOW Tech Talk." Over the course of her 20-year career in IT, she has been known for her ability to present highly technical information in a clear, easy-to-understand manner. A frequent expert guest on ABC, NBC, CBS, City TV, and FOX TV news and talk shows, she speaks on th...
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...
Beth Haddock, managing partner of Warburton Advisers, is committed to delivering sustainable governance and compliance services to boards, CEOs, and compliance management at leading multinational corporations, FinTech companies, and impact investing firms. Beth and her team leverage a counterintuitive approach that protects clients while embedding behavioral incentives and delivering an ROI on com...
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...
Bruce McCully is the founder of Dynamic Edge. Raised on a cattle farm in Michigan, Bruce tinkered on borrowed school computers from an early age. His tinkering got so bad that his dad warned if he didn’t learn how to engage others, he might as well be slinging sh*t. His passion for technology would only get him so far, unless he could communicate with others about it. Having built a $10 million IT...
Raised on a cattle farm in Northern Michigan, Bruce McCully learned what hard work really meant. At school, his teachers said he should aspire to be a school bus driver like his dad. Bruce tinkered on borrowed school computers from an early age. His tinkering got so bad that his dad warned if he didn’t learn how to engage others, he might as well be slinging sh%t. His passion for technology would...
Bud Custer, National Sales Director at Oki Data Americas, Inc., provides leadership and strategic direction to a team of Strategic Account Managers in North America.  He built his reputation in the industry through C-Level relationships at several of OKI’s major accounts along with several significant Channel and Distribution relationships.  Prior to being promoted to Director at OKI, Bu...
C.J. Ezell launched his first company in 1998. Twenty-two years later, he is still starting new ventures and inspiring others to do the same. He is a frequent speaker at business-building events throughout North America. He has a proven track record of success in the technology services and healthcare industries. His current businesses include: PointClear Networks, a 2018 MSP501 winner, which prov...

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