Presenters

Jamie Williams is senior channel manager for Vijilan. She has been in the IT channel for over 20 years, working with several MSPs and channel vendors. Her expertise is in sales strategies to help MSPs close more businesses and retain more customers. For over five years, she has been helping Vijilan’s partners and prospects learn about cybersecurity and showcasing how Vijilan's solutions can help t...
Jamison West is a strategic coach with ConnectStrat. James has been a serial entrepreneur for 25 years. He built Arterian (formerly JWCS), an MSP that he grew from a one-man shop to 40 staff through both organic growth and the acquisition of four other IT services companies.  He went on to co-found three SaaS companies including Teamatics, SmileBack, and TimeZest; he currently serves as a fra...
Jason McNew has over 20 years of experience in the field of Information Technology, including 12 years at the White House Communications Agency (WHCA) and Camp David, where he worked on some of the most secure systems in the world, for some of the most important customers in the world. While at WHCA, Jason held what is known as a “Yankee White” security clearance, also known as a PSD (Presidential...
Jason Pizzo is co-founder and co-owner of I.T. Solutions of South Florida with his wife Deana. As CIO, he handles a wide range of responsibilities, including project management, customer account management, sales management, and technology consulting. I.T. Solutions of South Florida, based in Lake Worth, Fla., consistently earns a spot on the MSP 500 and MSP 501 lists annually. Jason was also a fi...
Javier Mira is the CEO and President of FacePhi, a leading company in digital identity verification, specializing in digital onboarding and biometric authentication solutions.He comes with over 20 years of experience in managing growth and expansion strategies for multicultural global companies. Javier is passionate about technology and is an avid speaker at various international conferences discu...
Jay McBain is one of the most visible thought leaders in the global technology channel. Named to the Top 40 Under Forty by the Business Review as well as numerous channel magazines top influencer lists, he is often sought out for industry guidance and future trends. He has spent his 24-year career in various executive channel sales, marketing, and strategy roles within IBM, Lenovo, Autotask, and C...
Jayson Ferron is CISO/CEO of Interactive Security Training LLC. Jay is a multi-certified information security subject matter expert with more than 40 years of professional experience, which includes security and compliance, integration and transformation initiatives, IS management process, and operational metrics definition and documentation. Customers include insurance companies, Microsoft, phone...
Jeff Bendix started his business in 2000 as a toner cartridge remanufacturer and quickly refocused the company on managed print services. Many years ago, he also added managed IT services to broaden their service offerings and have been serving the complete technology needs of their customers for many years. Jeff has served on many industry boards and committees, including the International Imagin...
Jeff O'Heir is a veteran journalist and editor who has spent much of his career covering the business leaders, issues, and trends that define the IT and consumer technology channels. His work in print, online, and on stage has showcased, educated, and connected small and large solutioin providers, MSPs, channel pros, and vendors. In his role as event content director and community manager for The...
Jeffrey Jansen has been with PC Corp for over 24 years, and currently is in the role of vendor relationship officer, maintaining and cultivating strategic partnerships within the IT channel ecosystem, and as senior consultant. He has also been a member of the Ingram Micro Trust X Community for the last 18 years and currently serves as the regional president (Canada) for the Trust X Advisory Counci...
Jennifer Bleam is an award-winning speaker and a respected leader in the IT channel. She has had the privilege of speaking at countless industry events, including ones hosted by ConnectWise, Continuum, Kaseya, Auvik, Technology Marketing Toolkit, CharTec, ASCII, and ChannelPro. She is a student of sales and marketing, both inside the channel and outside; she uses that knowledge to help MSPs discov...
Jeremy Grant brings more than 20 years' experience at the intersection of identity, privacy, and cybersecurity, having served in a range of leadership positions spanning government and industry.   He serves as Venable's Managing Director of Technology Business Strategy and is a member of the firm's eCommerce, Privacy, and Cybersecurity Group.   Jeremy previously established and...
Joanna Mirov is the founder and CEO of MXOtech. She began her career in the healthcare industry, working for two successful women entrepreneurs. She later moved into IT as a technical recruiter, where she recognized the importance of hiring the right people for the right job. Joanna took the knowledge and confidence she built from these positions to launch her own company, MXOtech, in 2005. She dr...
John Bernard is the Senior Principal of Travel and Transport at IDEMIA I&S North America. Prior to joining IDEMIA, John served as the strategy and business development leader for L3Harris Technologies aviation information management business, serving customers in both the US and international markets. John also built and led L3Harris Advanced Concepts Engineer team within their civil aviation...
Over a nine-year tenure at Juniper Networks starting in 2005, John grew the business by more than 500 percent. In 2014, he joined HP to lead the networking business in Canada where his role evolved to several sales leadership positions prior to his final executive position there. He served as vice president and general manager for Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Canada, responsible for leading HPE’s C...
John Eckstrom is president and CEO of Carolina Business Equipment (CBE), of Columbia, S.C. He started in November 1994 as the company’s controller and moved to the general manager position in March 1995. At the end of that year he purchased half of the company and became its president; five years later he became its sole owner.Over the past 10 years CBE has moved into three new geographic markets,...
John Krikke is a partner and Vice President of Onward Computer Systems, a 28-year-old organization that offers complete IT solutions and managed services to small and medium sized businesses in Southern Ontario.John has been involved in the IT technology industry since 1986. In 1993 he formed Krikke Computer Services (KCS), an innovator in providing managed support services for small and medium si...
JonathanSmith serves as director of channel development for Hyperion Partners. He has led sales, operations, IoT, and wholesale organizations with multiple wireless carriers. Jonathan began his 25-year-plus career at Bell Atlantic Mobile(now Verizon) on the front line, working in the third-party distribution/sales organization. He has held various senior leadership roles at Nextel/Sprint, includin...
Jordan Burris is the Senior Director for Product Market Strategy - Public Sector at Socure. In this role, he partners with government leaders to develop and scale Socure's public sector offerings for identity verification and fraud detection. This includes leading efforts to promote and evangelize industry leading concepts in digital identity inclusion and fairness.
Joseph Brunsman is the founder of Brunsman Advisory Group, an insurance brokerage focusing on Tech E&O, E&O, and EPLI.Joe is an author, speaker, and insurance broker. He is a graduate of New Mexico Military Institute and the United States Naval Academy where he obtained a degree in Systems Engineering (Robotics). He specialized in database management and network security. In 2019, he compl...
Joshua Liberman is president and founder of Net Sciences Inc. Founded in 1995, NSI has secured hundreds of networks in New Mexico and beyond for decades. NSI is an MSP 501 winner, and the most security-focused MSP in New Mexico. Joshua is a former mountaineer and martial artist, and is a lifelong photographer, has traveled half of the world, and speaks several languages. He is a frequently publish...
Josh Peterson is the co-founder Bering McKinley, a consulting firm for MSPs and IT solution providers. Josh has been in the IT Solution Provider arena for the last 15 years. First as an owner, then as a management consultant with Taylor Business Group for 8 years, and now as founder of Bering McKinley.  Josh’s track record of developing management solutions for 100s of MSPs, VARs, and in...
Josh Weiss, an IT expert and business leader with specialties in cybersecurity, digital transformation, and automation, is president of LA Creative Technologies.  His first tech job was as an 8-year-old, helping to promote a local children's software store. The three-plus decades since then have included running his own online bulletin board in the early 90s, selling books and records online...
Joshua Liberman is president and founder of Net Sciences. He started PC Services in 1990, providing Novell networking and becoming a Master CNE. Since starting Net Sciences in 1996,  Joshua has built and secured hundreds of networks in New Mexico and the area. Joshua has been a rock and ice climber, martial artist, and lifelong photographer. He speaks five languages and has traveled...

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