Presenters

Thomas Penner launched busitec Canada, a subsidiary of the global IT services firm busitec GmbH. With a career devoted to digitizing the workplace, Thomas is a leading ELO Digital Office Business Partner who is passionate about helping businesses streamline their operations with modern approaches to process and workflow automation, records management, portal solutions, and business intelligen...
Tim Brien is Director of Sales for North America at Avast Business, a division of Avast, the global leader in digital security products. A passionate, experienced sales executive, Tim brings expertise in global sales strategy and execution with an 18-year background in the software and managed services market. Throughout his career, he has led sales teams, developed sales strategies, and managed t...
Tim Brown is currently the Vice President of security for SolarWinds, overseeing internal IT security, product security, and security strategy. As a former Dell Fellow and CTO, Tim deeply understands the challenges and aspirations of the person responsible for driving digital innovation and change.Tim has over 20 years of experience developing and implementing security technology. Nationally, his...
Tim Renegar is President and Co-Owner of Kelly Office Solutions a Savin, Konica Minolta, Canon dealership in Winston-Salem, N.C. Tim has over 35 years in the industry in management in both corporate environments such as Ikon and Sharp Electronics where he acted as President of North Carolina, and dealerships such as Charlotte Copy Data and Triad Business Solutions where he was executive vice-presi...
19 years at Microsoft working as an Engineer, Field Support Engineer and Partner technology strategist, Tim Walton is an experienced solutions expert with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. He is a strong professional skilled in Azure, .Net, Open Source Solutions, Office 365, SQL Server , Enterprise Software, Enterprise Architecture, Agile Methodologies, and Softw...
Todd started working in the IT industry at Spencomp in March of 1998, and purchased it in May of 2007. Soon after starting at Spenccomp, he soon realized that he had to have a specialization to survive the everchanging landscape. The company chose to dive deep with SonicWall and become their #1 VAR in the province of Quebec. This approach has been a worthwhile investment of time as security has be...
Todd Weber is currently the Chief Technology Officer for Optiv Security. Todd joined Accuvant in 2005 and held the positions of Senior Security Consultant, Sales Engineer, Solutions Director, Vice President of Managed Security Services, and Vice President of Partner Research and Strategy. Todd has worked with some of the largest companies in the world developing and deploying information security...
Tom LeBlanc has been covering electronics integration since 2003. He is editor-in-chief of Commercial Integrator, a magazine and website aimed at helping technology integrators improve their businesses, and TechDecisions, a site designed to improve organizations’ ability to choose and implement technology. Prior to being named editor-in-chief of CI and TD, Tom was senior writer and managing e...
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...
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...
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 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...
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.
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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