Presenters

Paco Lebron is CEO and founder of ProdigyTeks, a privately held information technology services firm established in February 2013. Paco guides a dedicated team of leaders and experts to support his mission. Located in the West Loop of Chicago, the firm is committed to providing underserved small businesses with high-quality service and support. Paco is both an exemplary leader and an excellent rol...
Paolo Del Nibletto is the chief of channel business for Jolera, a global hybrid aggregated service provider as well as a National Post contributing writer.  Paolo 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 website, CDN - Computer Dealer News.  He also is the co-founder of the Canadian C...
Paul Dippell is CEO of Service Leadership Inc., a leading solution provider and IT vendor consultancy and publisher of the Service Leadership Index®, the foremost industry benchmark worldwide. Prior, at USBX Advisory Services, Paul established its IT M&A practice, leading its founding transaction. At All Covered Inc., a large SMB IT services provider, he led M&A and integration, executing...
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 Counter is Editor in Chief of FindBiometrics and Mobile ID World, and host of the ID Talk podcast. Leading the editorial direction of both websites, his reporting, interviews, and thought leadership have helped solidify their position as the leading online resources for biometrics and identity technology news. With nearly a decade of biometrics and identity industry journalism to his name, C...
Peter Counter is Editor in Chief of FindBiometrics and Mobile ID World, and host of the ID Talk podcast. Leading the editorial direction of both websites, his reporting, interviews, and thought leadership have helped solidify their position as the leading online resources for biometrics and identity technology news. With nearly a decade of biometrics and identity industry journalism to his name, C...
Peter Melby is the CEO of Denver-based MSP, Greystone Technology, a six-time Inc. 5000 honoree and a six-time Top Workplace winner. Peter has been named one of Colorado's Top 25 CEOs, 40 Under 40, and a ChannelPro 20/20 visionary. His leadership at Greystone has led to 17 consecutive years of growth and consistent recognition for market innovation.Peter speaks globally on topics related to scaling...
Peter O’Neill is known throughout the industry as an integral thought leader and a prominent voice for strong authentication. He is a member of the International Biometric + Identity Association (IBIA), the FIDO Alliance and SIA Data Privacy Advisory Board.Peter O’Neill is the inter-industry face of biometrics. In addition to bringing biometrics to the world’s biggest vertical market conferences i...
Founder of the most trusted and longest-standing biometrics and identity management resource – FindBiometrics – Peter O’Neill is a world renowned thought leader and an advocate for strong authentication. He is a member of the International Biometric + Identity Association (IBIA), the FIDO Alliance and SIA Data Privacy Advisory Board.Peter O’Neill is the inter-industry face of biometrics. In additi...
Philip Wegner is the CEO of SecurEdge WiFi, a company he founded in 2006 as a specialty solutions provider focused on designing, building, and managing large-scale Wi-Fi networks. As a solutions provider for more than a decade, Philip recognized that the market was shifting to as-a-service business models and that IoT created a unique opportunity to provide visibility into performance and security...
Mr. Philippe Faure is the Vice President Face Recognition Solutions at Thales, leading the development of Thales video-based facial recognition solutions, to improve physical and digital security as well as customer experience for applications in airports, cities, banks, hotels, and sensitive sites. Mr. Faure has over 35 years’ experience in digital transformation and biometric solutions. He held...
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...
Quang Trinh leads a service-oriented team in developing solutions based on emerging technologies for edge devices, whether using existing products and technology provided by Axis and their partners or technology custom developed by the Axis professional services team. Quang joined Axis in 2013 as a field sales engineer, bringing with him over eight years of extensive knowledge in network infrastru...
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 Buchianico, 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 from Florida In...
Rebecca Herold is founder (2004) and CEO of The Privacy Professor consultancy and CEO of the Privacy & Security Brainiacs SaaS services business (2020). Rebecca has 25-plus years of systems engineering, information security, privacy, and compliance experience, and has authored 20 published books. Rebecca's many awards include being named to the 2021 Who’s Who in Cybersecurity, named a top 3 Cy...
Reed Warren is CEO, Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), and Value Builder Advisor at iT Valuations. During his 30+ years working in the IT Services and technology industry, he’s provided business strategy, consulting and M&A services (60+ successful transactions) to over 250 companies across 19 different countries. Though Reed began his career in software development, he quickly moved into...
Reinhard Hochrieser is Vice President of Global Product Management at Jumio, and responsible for the entire product experience, driving innovative ideas and solutions, and leading a global team of product managers. He previously served as Jumio’s director of product management, and has been with the company since 2012. Reinhard has more than a decade of experience in enterprise solutions, and held...
Renee McCloden is the head of business development at Netrix IT where she serves as the virtual CIO for her clients. She achieves this through offering Netrix IT managed services, business continuity and disaster recovery, and managed security services offerings.  She has dedicated the past 20 years of her professional career to banking, investments and insurance, and technology markets. From...
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...
Rex Frank is the founder and CEO of Sea-Level Operations. He started the company in 2010 with the core purpose to "coach IT managed service providers on achieving operational excellence.” Sea-Level has 20 employees and to date they have guided over 450 MSPs on their operational journey.  Rex has over 30 years of industry experience in IT service delivery and over 25 years specializing in deli...
Ricardo is the Founder & CEO of Incode Technologies. He has 20+ years of experience founding and leading companies.In 2000, he founded La Burbuja Networks, a social network company. In 2003, Ricardo co-founded Amco Foods, a functional beverage startup that, as CEO, he grew into one of the top players in the market. Bimbo Group, a $12B Company (MEXI: BIMBO – biggest bread company in the world)...
 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...

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