Presenters

Tom Snyder is executive director of RIoT, supporting Internet of Things and disruptive technology industry growth. Under Tom’s leadership, RIoT has launched the RIoT Accelerator Program, RIoT Studios, which includes the RIoT Underground Podcast, and RIoT’s ED series. He has grown RIoT from a Research Triangle-focused organization to one with international reach. In his spare time, Tom co-instructs...
Tom Zimnoski is a seasoned sales executive with more than 15 years’ experience working in the IT channel. He currently manages CompTIA’s worldwide vendor and distributor membership team. Along with his team, Tom focuses on each vendor and distributor member, ensuring they maximize their membership benefits and resources, with the end goal of driving the IT industry forward. Prior to...
Tony Francisco is founder, president, and CEO of VAR Dynamics, a provider of private-label SaaS solutions for managed service providers, and is the recipient of the 2012 MSPAlliance MSPWorld Cup Award recognizing technology-enabling companies that have demonstrated consistent efforts to advance the cause of MSPs by providing cutting-edge technologies and solutions. He has more than 15 years experi...
Tracy Holtz is a director of security solutions in Tech Data’s security organization. She joined Tech Data in December 1996 and brings more than 22 years of strategic channel knowledge to the team. Tracy is responsible for Tech Data’s U.S. Security Vendor Management strategy and business. Tracy began her career in the IT industry when she joined Trans World Electronics in 1993 and held positions i...
Over 31 years of security, stadium operations and crowd management experience. Currently in his eighth season with the Cleveland Browns where Troy is responsible for day-to-day operations at FirstEnergy Stadium, including the overall game day fan experience, facility engineering and maintenance, capital repairs and improvements, police, fire, medical, security, guest services, parking, housekeepin...
Victor has been working in the technology industries for over 30 years and the last 19 have been focused on network security and cyber issues. His first remediation was in 1995 for an email compromise. Things haven’t changed much. When the Canadian Government announced the CyberSecure Canada Certification program, Cyber Security Canada was listed as a Certification Body. CyberSecure Canada is a f...
Vince LaPietra recently joined AVG as Sales Manager, North America, and is based in the AVG Canada office in Ottawa, Ontario.  With over 20 years of experience in sales leadership, Vince brings Sales and Managed Service Provider expertise to AVG and is responsible for implementing and managing all sales processes, delivering on established company revenue targets, and growth of AVG Security...
Vince Tinnirello is the CEO of Anchor Network Solutions, a Denver-based managed IT service provider, founded in 2002. He is the immediate past Chair of the CompTIA Managed Services Community, co-author of The Business Owner's Essential Guide to IT and All Things Digital Version 2.0, and very passionate about the IT Services industry and the service Anchor delivers to its clients. Vince lives in th...
A multi-disciplined entrepreneur for over 20 years, Vincent’s career spans across marketing, design, UX/UI, to highly technical management and development of business intelligence automation platforms and secure web applications. Prior to Liongard, he has owned and operated multiple professional managed services organizations representing agency clients for the U.S. Department of Defense, AIG...
Vito Fabbrizio is HID Global’s Managing Director of Biometrics for Extended Access Technologies. He has more 20 years of experience in high-tech security hardware and software, driving strategic growth and product visibility for both mature and emerging markets. His unique blend of strategic and hands-on tactical skills has generated proven results to partners and customers in the security industr...
Vladimir Krause Halabi is the co-director of social media of JS Group. While completing his undergraduate and receiving a B.A. of Psychology from Montclair State University, he worked his way through school as a manager of a nationwide convenience store firm where he learned firsthand how social influence drives consumer preference and buying patterns. He also is a certified paralegal and a prospe...
Mr. Beisheim has over 30 years of experience as a senior executive in leading public and private companies in the Information Technology industry that provide products and services in the AI, NLP, online security, mobile technology and fraud prevention solutions sectors. In his role as Chief Business Development Officer for Nok Nok Labs, he is responsible for business development strategy, and Ide...
Mr. Gerlowski is the Channel Sales Manager at VaultLogix, and has been with the company for over 7 years.  He is responsible for building and managing relationships with the VaultLogix channel partners.  Prior to joining VaultLogix, Mr. Gerlowski was an Account Executive at Conversant Communications.  Mr. Gerlowski has a Bachelors degree from Norwich University.
Wayne Hunter is the President and CEO for AvTek Solutions, Inc. He brings over 30 years of Information Technology experience primarily focused on designing and delivering storage and data services, systems integration services and management of the IT function across multiple industries and various technical environments.
Wayne Newton is the Director of Commercial Markets - Americas for Belkin International, which includes the Belkin, Linksys and WeMo brands. In that capacity, he oversees all B2B sales channels. As a five-year Belkin veteran, Wayne has led the integration of the Linksys and Belkin Channel programs, which has resulted in a more engaged reseller community. Wayne also helped relaunch Linksys into th...
Wayne Rampey is CEO of VAR Staffing.  Rampey earned a BS in Engineering and began his career as an engineer, and later also earned an MBA. His early career includes working for Hewlett Packard as well as a venture capital backed software firm, and has successfully founded several technology service companies. Both as a company founder and member of executive management teams, Rampey has succe...
Wayne is vice president,cybersecurity programs, and the executive director for the CompTIA ISAO. He is co-author-contributor and past facilitator for the ConnectWise MSP+ Framework, Playbooks, and Certify Fundamentals and Advanced Courses. Wayne uses his more than 25 years of experience and leadership in planning, managing, and delivering information security deployments to help CompTIA members se...
Will Foret is the founder and president of Spot Migration, a Chicago-based outsourced IT department that creates happiness for clients by giving them peace of mind with their technology. Will started Spot in 2012 as an evolution to the traditional IT services models. He also sits on the advisory board for The 20, a disruptive business development and strategy co-op for managed IT service providers...
Bill helps clients achieve an effective information security posture spanning endpoints, networks, servers, cloud, and the Internet of Things. This involves technology, policy, and procedures, and impacts acquisition/development through deployment, operations, maintenance, and replacement or retirement.During his four-decade IT career, Bill has worked as an application programmer with the John Han...
Win Pham is VP Development at RapidFire Tools, makers of Network Detective. He has over 20 years of product development experience and has expertise in monitoring, management, IT, and security.
Yodahe Zemichael has more than fifteen years' experience in the areas of computer and systems engineering. He holds a Master's degree in Mechatronics and has served various roles in the digital space at both private and public sector initiatives. Some of these include a Technology Advisor for the Ministry of Science and Technology and Principal Technology Advisor at the PM's office. In his current...
Zac Cramer is a recovering entrepreneur. He became a full-time EOS implementer after he used EOS to help grow and exit his MSP. Now he spends his time helping leadership teams get what they want from their businesses using EOS. EOS is a system of tools and methods, tested and proved at over 15,000 companies, for how to run an entrepreneurial company. EOS aligns companies with a singular vision, sh...
Zach Hill, brand manager at TCM Security, wears many hats, from marketing to penetration testing. Brad has over 20 years of experience in the world of technology, from web development and internet marketing to system administration and cybersecurity. Zach is also host of the popular YouTube channel IT Career Questions, where he has helped millions of people from all over the world find a successfu...
Zack Schuler is the founder and former CEO of Cal Net Technology Group, a regional IT services firm headquartered in Los Angeles.Zack started Cal Net out of his fraternity house in 1995 at the age of 21, starting as a one man consultant, traveling from home to home and business to business working with his clients. It wasn’t long before he became overwhelmingly busy, and started to hire people to...

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