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 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.
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...
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...
Bruce McCully is the owner and CEO 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 mill...
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...
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...
GISI is pleased to include a proven sales leader as part of the management team. Christopher Christensen brings 20-plus years of successful sales leadership and delivering value to enterprise and small business customers through cross-functional teams in various markets. He has a proven track record of leading strategic, enterprise, and inside sales teams to drive top-line growth and profitability...
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...

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