Presenters

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 Bennett is the Chief Executive Officer at Axcient. Bennett brings more than 20 years of experience in the Information Technology industry, including senior executive positions with leading IT companies. He is a proven leader with the ability to take technology companies to the next level of revenue growth and innovation.Prior to Axcient, Bennett served as the Chief Revenue Officer at Webroot...
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...
David Wilkeson has been a serial entrepreneur from the early 90’s until today, building and selling four very successful technology companies. His first two companies provided much-needed computer services and technology training in the early days of home and small business computing. His third company was the first Youngstown, Ohio area Internet Provider and the first area Website developer, crea...
Des Dougan is Principal of Dougan Consulting Group Inc., based in metro Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Des has been running the consultancy since 2007, following a 30-year corporate IT career. Originally focused on break/fix, the company has been evolving towards managed services over the past several years. 
Don has been in the mounting and security industry for over 32 years, founding Vantage Point Products Corp in 1987. Eight years ago a strategic partnership with  Compulocks Brands, Inc. was formed to develop antitheft and security products for mobile devices such as Laptops, Tablets, Smart Phones and other high profile theft worthy items like Apple’s Mac Mini Computers, Apple TVs. The company...
Mr. Fiore brings more than 25 years of senior level technology and sales management experience to Tech Data’s clients. After receiving a BS in Computer Science, his career path led to a CIO role for Baxa Corporation, a medical device manufacturer located in Englewood, Colorado.  His success in that role encouraged him to found and build his first consulting firm, Qortex, which succe...
Drew Sanford is the co-founder of CARVIR LLC, a security vendor focused on enabling managed service providers to bring enterprise class tools into the SMB space. Before founding CARVIR, Drew served as COO and co-owner of a Nashville, Tenn. based MSP that served customers in the Southern part of the United States focused on the automotive, manufacturing, distribution, and medical verticals. He has...
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 operati...
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...
Eric Long is the President of TeraCloud, Inc., a Dallas-based cloud solutions provider with additional offices in Florida. His responsibilities include business and partnership development, with a key focus on creating innovative business solutions built around cloud and on-premise technologies.Eric has over 25 years of experience in the technology sector and has created and sold a number of compa...
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 of one of the first "Pure Play" MSPs in the industry, and creator of the MSP Mastered™ Methodology for Managed Services business performance improvement and the Vendor Channel Maturity Level Index™ that identifies IT channel program maturation for strategic growth, Erick Simpson is a strategic technology business growth and transformation specialist. He is experienced in improving top a...
Frank Ballatore is president of The New England Computer Group, Inc. (NECG), a Connecticut-based technology consulting firm. Frank has a vast background in personal computing dating back to 1981. In his corporate career at Unilever and then Citicorp, he held a number of positions that all involved automating financial control tasks that had previously been done manually. This led to his love of co...
Frank Bravata is a technology expert, serial entrepreneur, public speaker, best-selling author, podcaster and Veterans’ supporter. His company, Cyber Brigade, leverages his military experience to bring cutting-edge cyber security and technology solutions to his clients. He has been interviewed and written for outlets such as Reuters, The New York Time, Forbes, The Daily News, Long Island Busines...
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...
Frank Suglia is the Director of Global Technical Sales at BitTitan, helping channel partners plan, configure, and execute complex migration projects and scenarios. As co-founder and former CTO of Strategic SaaS, an Austin-based Microsoft cloud services partner and IT management company, Suglia brings more than 30 years of experience in technical sales and service delivery management at Fortune 500...
 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...
Gary Bixler is the founder and principal consultant at Bixler Enterprises, which focuses on delivering marketing, channel, business, and strategy consulting to leading technology companies around the world. Bixler is a 20-year veteran of the high-technology market segment with broad experience that crosses all marketing disciplines, including strategic, technical, product, channel, and field marke...
Gary Pica is a pioneer in the managed services field. His first MSP, Dynamic Digital Services, was “early to market” in the MSP arena. It quickly became one of the fastest-growing MSPs in the country, with more than 7,000 endpoints under management, generating over $500,000 of monthly recurring revenue.Gary has since launched TruMethods, a coaching, peer, and accountability firm aimed at helping I...
Gates is an engaged and dynamic professional with over 30 years of experience in IT. He is focused on providing IT strategy, process and technology solutions to financial services, MRD and advising a wide range of tech companies, from start-ups to F500 companies. He has an MBA in Finance, and his strengths lie in business development, strategic partnerships, technology innovation, project manageme...

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