Presenters - Past and Present

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 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...
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),...
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 founding partner of the Law Office of Bradley Gross, P.A. He represents cloud computing and managed services companies nationwide, as well as software developers and digital and online media companies. He is a leading legal authority on cloud computing and IT service transactions, and has lectured on issues involving cloud-based transactions, online privacy, and data security...
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.
Cecilia Galvin is executive editor of ChannelPro-SMB, a business and technology publication for VARs, MSPs, IT solution providers, integrators, and system builders serving the SMB market, and The ChannelPro Network, an online resource delivering expert opinion, analysis, news, product reviews, and best practices for the IT channel.Before joining the team at ChannelPro, Cecilia held editorial posit...
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 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...
As the chief visionary behind Exigent Technologies’ long-standing success in the IT industry, Daniel J. Haurey stands out as one of New Jersey’s leading entrepreneurs and accomplished business leaders. His passion for success and fun-loving nature inspire Exigent’s high-energy company culture and white-glove customer service. Dan founded Exigent in 1997 with a mission to meet th...
Dave is currently the Category Manager for HPE ProLiant Easy Connect. He is responsible for product development and management as well as go-to-market and distribution strategy for this new line of business. Prior to this role, Dave spent 5 years as Category Manager in HPE’s ISS Options business. This followed more than 10 years in various data center product and account management roles at Emerso...
Dave Seibert has been involved in the IT industry for 30 years. His background includes technical and management positions in start-ups, IT franchises, and Fortune 50 companies. His technical skills span several decades from CP/M OS-based computers to today's blade servers with virtualization. His management positions have included IT Director, CTO, IS Manager, Regional Manager, and Executive Vice...
David Dadian is a 34-year IT veteran and founder and CEO of powersolution.com, a solutions provider and MSP in Ho-Ho-Kus, N.J. The company focuses on design, engineering, and deployment of secure, reliable, and stable corporate network infrastructures, and provides data security services, managed services, consulting services, and application development services for delivering cloud-based applic...
David Hutchinson is the vice president of vertical market solutions for global IT distributor Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas, and is responsible for the strategic direction and growth of Avnet’s vertical market segments, including healthcare, government, retail, energy/utilities, and financial services. He and his team help solution providers accelerate their business through vertical...
Ed Correia is the founder and CEO of Sagacent Technologies, Inc.  a 14-year old managed service provider in Silicon Valley.  As a 35-year Information Technology professional, Ed brings a unique blend of business management experience, operational know-how and computer industry knowledge to Silicon Valley. Prior to founding Sagacent Technologies, Ed managed the west coast sales and oper...
Ed Roberts has been involved in the computer industry for more than 20 years. He is the president and CEO of Lethos Inc., an IT consulting firm based in Southern California. Mr. Roberts is also the founder and chairman at large of the Southern California IT Professional Association, a non-profit corporation for community benefit based in Orange County, Calif. Ed has a technical background in rad...
Ed Mana is the founder and chief technologist of Technology On Demand, of Yorktown Heights, N.Y. For more than 18 years, Ed and Co. have provided technology services to various vertical markets, specializing in the audio/visual industry. These services include traditional IT services along with Crestron programming of both AV and lighting systems. Ed was one of the first Crestron Certified Pr...
As Channel Marketing Manager, Erica Mikulsky designs and manages programs and partner-facing engagement opportunities, while driving power management solutions with partners in the US.  Eaton strives to expand product sales through channel partners who are looking to meet all of the power demands generated by the new data center. 
Co-founder, vice president, and CIO of SPC International Inc., Erick Simpson is one of the most prolific, recognized, and sought-after IT, cloud, and managed services business improvement and transformation experts, authors, and speakers.Leveraging more than 20 years in the IT industry as a VAR, MSP, vendor, educator, and consultant, Erick has contributed to numerous industry publications and...
Frank Pittman is the National Account Manager at Hewlett Packard Enterprise for Rack and Power products in the Server Options category, specializing in UPSs and PDUs. In this role Frank is responsible for sales for the Americas region through all channels and all go-to-markets. For the past 3 years, Frank has trained and educated distributors, partners and end users alike on the benefits of Hewlet...
 A recognized IT and managed services CEO and operations and sales expert, Gary Beechum began his career of more than 20 years in the sales and marketing industry, and applied this experience to help transform a professional IT services organization into one of the first pure-play MSPs in the SMB space in 2005.  Developing a value-priced sales methodology for an “all you can eat” managed...

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