Presenters

Matt Whitlock is responsible for the strategic direction and technical content of ChannelProNetwork.com. He brings more than 20 years’ experience working in the technology industry to his reviews, analysis, and general musings about all things gadget and gear. Matt’s decade of experience in online media, community management, and web development has been instrumental in propelling the ChannelPro b...
Melanie Gass, aka The Microsoft Princess, is the president of CenterPoint Solution LLC, a technology firm that focuses on providing Microsoft productivity solutions through training and consulting to corporations and other businesses worldwide. Melanie has been an expert in Microsoft products since 1998 and has written numerous books sold through retailers and via Microsoft’s Courseware Marketplac...
Michael Davis runs the pre-sales and implementation teams at Broadleaf Services, a company dedicated to helping midmarket clients with their data center infrastructure needs such as consolidation, disaster recovery, business continuity, hybrid cloud deployment, and infrastructure as a service. Mike is a consultative business leader with a background in technical and project management as well...
Mike Harvath, president and CEO, founded Revenue Rocket Consulting Group LLC in 2001 after having led several multimillion dollar technology companies through both turn-around and rapid-growth phases, increasing revenues ranging from 30 percent to 100 percent.   Prior to that, Mike managed a $600 million region of a multinational information technology company that grew a considerable 60...
Michael Klein is president of Computer Directions Inc., a full-service computer and management consulting firm founded in 1987. Michael is also a founding member and serves on the executive board of the New York Small Business Server Group. A frequent lecturer whose monthly talks for IT business owners have run at Microsoft’s New York offices for several years, he is regularly asked for feedback o...
Michael Siggins is the founder and president of The ChannelPro Network. Since March 2007 the network has been providing targeted business and technology information for the IT channel. Via its print and online properties, the network delivers expert opinion, analysis, news, product reviews, and advice vital to business success. Michael is also president and publisher of ChannelPro: The Insider’s G...
Mike Bloomfield is the President Geek of Tekie Geek, a managed service provider based in Staten Island, New York. Mike is regularly published in numerous IT publications including ChannelPro magazine and others. Mike has had a passion for technology since an early age and has continued to push forward and ensures that he is always in the forefront of all technological advances. Prior to being Pr...
Mike Ita is the CEO and Founder of IT Corps, a Cleveland based IT consulting company. As CEO, Mike is responsible for customer satisfaction, business development and strategic planning.  He brings over 20 years of IT experience to his company and is looking forward to showing you "Tech Done Right!" Before forming IT Corps, Mike served as Vice-President of another IT Service company for six ye...
Mike McCurdy is president of Integrated Technologies Inc., serving all of Southern Idaho, Northern Utah, and a good handful of national companies. Integrated Technologies was the first office equipment dealer in Idaho to enter the IT business, which now represents more than one third or our annual revenue. Mike is responsible for the overall management of the company, with an emphasis on customer...
Mike Schmidtmann has led information technology sales teams for more than 20 years. He currently works with solution providers across the United States on sales recruiting, new business development, and profit growth.Mike currently leds Trans4mers, a peer group for sales vice presidents and sales managers in the IT industry. Members consistently out-perform their industry peers in sales growth, pr...
Mike Semel is a noted thought leader, speaker, blogger, and best-selling author. He is the President and Chief Security Officer of Semel Consulting, focused on HIPAA and other regulations, cybersecurity, and business continuity planning. Mike is a certified business continuity professional through the Disaster Recovery Institute, a Certified HIPAA Professional, Certified Security Compliance Specia...
MJ Shoer currently serves as director, Client Engagement & vCIO at Internet & Telephone LLC (I&T), New England’s premier MSP headquartered in Methuen, Mass., with an office and colocation facility in both Boston and Portsmouth, N.H.MJ was the founder and President of Jenaly Technology Group Inc., which he started in February 1997. In December of 2015 Jenaly was acquired by I&T...
Sales Engineer Pablo Revilla helps F-Secure partners go to market and provide solutions to customers ranging from start-ups to large enterprises.  Pablo's daily work covers educating partners, brainstorming tailored solutions and solving technical issues together with customers.With more than 18 years' experience in IT, Pable is well versed in IT hardware and software practices.  As part...
Paolo Del Nibletto is the Chief, Channel Business for Jolera Inc, a global hybrid aggregated service provider as well as National Post contributing writer. He has been an active participant in the high-tech industry for more than two decades as the Editor of Canada’s most read IT channel publication and Web site CDN - Computer Dealer News. He also is the co-founder of the Canadian Channel Chiefs...
Paul is CEO of Carlin Bradley, a business solutions provider based in Memphis, TN. Paul has been in the IT and Managed Services arena for over 10 years, launching Carlin Bradley in 2013. In recent years this "MSP" startup has evolved into its current incarnation- a "BSP" focused exclusively on delivering a comprehensive compliance and security solution for the medical and DoD manufacturing vertica...
Paul Smith, a partner at Datasmith Network Solutions, grew up in his family’s business, which started as a computer supplies shop 27 years ago and has evolved into a cloud/business solution provider. Paul inherited the company in 2000.Seeing the growing needs of big data producers and the potential of cloud computing, Paul led the company’s evolution into managed services, virtualization, and solu...
Pete Busam is founder and owner of Equilibrium Consulting LLC. Equilibrium serves a broad range of commercial, institutional, and government clients throughout the United States and Canada. Under his leadership, Equilibrium has been repeatedly recognized for quality and performance by clients and major industry partners.From creating a $6 million commercial IT services business from scratch in two...
Peter Melby is president of Greystone Technology Group, a Denver MSP recognized nationally for its innovative client services model, unique company culture, rapid client acquisition, and consistent retention. Peter co-founded Greystone at age 20 and was the company’s sole technician. He has since built the company to its current size of more than 60 team members across five services lines. Greysto...
Phillip Walker, Customer Advocate Leader for Network Solutions Provider, has more than a decade of experience helping solve big, technically complex, mission-critical challenges by using technology to increase customer sales, increase customer profits, and increase customer productivity. At Network Solutions Provider, Walker focuses on helping businesses stay up to date with the latest IT solution...
Raj Varma has 20-plus years of software industry experience, with 10 years at Microsoft as a developer, lead, and an architect evangelist for multiple advanced technologies. Raj is an expert in strategic alliances; business development; analyzing, developing, and maintaining standards; project and software methodologies; and processes.She is also a serial entrepreneur of multiple technology compan...
Rayanne is the owner of ABC Solutions, LLC in Clearwater, Florida providing complete accounting, business, and tax consulting services to IT Professionals in the United States and abroad. She is a Certified QuickBooks Professional Advisor in QuickBooks Desktop and Online versions and offers courses and blogs tips on QuickBooks regularly. She holds a degree in Accounting and is enrolled to practice...
Revenue Rocket’s Vice President, Reed Warren, works with professional services firms and IT companies to identify and understand the barriers to growth, while identifying strategies required for success. It’s Reed’s job to learn about your core business functions, facilitate all M&A responsibilities, and conduct the necessary assessments like target profiling, due diligence, financial modeling...
Renil Paramel is the co-founder and Senior Partner at Strategy of Things, a Silicon Valley based innovation consultancy, that brings disruptive digital technologies and strategies to enable smart cities, buildings and factories. Recent accomplishments include the development and launch of SMC Labs (www.smclabs.io), San Mateo County’s innovation lab focused on solving regional problems affecting it...
 As ChannelPro’s founding and executive editor, Rich Freeman is responsible for setting overall editorial direction, covering industry trends, and reporting on breaking news in the SMB technology market. A veteran writer and editor, Rich has more than 25 years of experience in the IT industry, including over eight years in Microsoft’s vertical industry and enterprise marketing groups and more...
Richard is a Business Development Manager on the cloud team at Tech Data, a fortune 100 company and the world’s leading end-to-end technology distributor. He is an accomplished business professional with a creative mind who also enjoys looking at the world through the lens of a camera. With over 23 years of experience in the IT industry, Richard’s primary goal is to implement strategies built arou...

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