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 is a seasoned tech professional with over 27 years of experience in the industry, including a remarkable 14-year tenure as CEO. His accomplishments have garnered him prestigious national and state-level awards, notably earning the title of Businessman of the Year in the State of Rhode Island. After successfully selling his previous company, Jay transitioned to Envision where he spearheaded the...
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...
Jay Meier is an award-winning financial securities analyst and subject matter expert in identity access management, credentialing, and biometrics.
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, a respected leader in the IT channel, and 2-time best-selling author. Her book “Simplified Cybersecurity Sales For MSPs” (available on Amazon and Audible) has over 125 reviews and MSPs can’t stop raving about it. She has had the privilege of speaking at countless industry events including ones hosted by ConnectWise, Continuum, Kaseya, Auvik, Technology M...
Best-selling author, entrepreneur, coach, and engaging geek Jennifer Buchholz has worked in higher education, training, and development for over 20-years. When she realized that traditional methods weren’t helping her students thrive—she founded Excel & Flourish. Based in Milwaukee, Excel & Flourish helps organizations and teams improve productivity and reduce frustration with Microsoft pr...
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 an accomplished entrepreneur and businesswoman who has established herself as an active advisor and guest speaker on business and technology. With a proven track record of growing a multi-million-dollar IT company and mentoring MSP leaders and women professionals, Joanna aims to share her knowledge and expertise with others, helping them to achieve their goals and reach new heights...
Joe Cicirelli is Director of Remote Operations for Ntiva, Inc. Ntiva’s Remote Operations organization encompasses 3 tiers of Service Desk Technicians, the Service Request Team, the Network Operations Center and an Operations Engineering team. He brings 20 years of MSP experience in a multitude of roles such as Field Operations, Professional Services, Project management, Client Experience and Manag...
Joe has more than 20 years’ experience running hosting, cloud and MSP businesses. As VP of Cloud he’s creating the next generation of Virtuozzo solutions that will enable MSPs and CSPs to offer more flexible, cost-effective and profitable clouds of their own.
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...
Fueled by an academic background in Security Systems and an unwavering commitment to digital security, John leads a pre-sales engineering team at Barracuda MSP. Leveraging his expertise in cybersecurity, he empowers organizations to navigate the ever-evolving threat landscape. John holds multiple industry certifications (CompTIA Security+ and CySA+) and honed his skills as SOC Analyst, quickly ris...
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 Kampas is the Founder & CEO of EMPIST. He has a passion for business and technology, with an emphasis on helping businesses reach their potential through the use of technology solutions. His goal is to help his clients achieve growth so they can expand their reach.
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...

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