Bob Coppedge

Owner & CEO

Bob Coppedge is owner and CEO of Simplex-IT, an Ohio-based managed services provider ( he created in 2007 to help businesses with or without internal IT departments.

Bob has worn just about every hat there is in IT: developer, network engineer, CIO, consultant. He has also authored three books: A CEO’s Survival Guide to Information Technology (available on Audible and narrated by Bob himself); The MSP’s Survival Guide to Co-Managed IT Services; and I Don’t Want Your Job: Is Co-Managed IT Services the Right fit for You?

Bob speaks at many events nationwide. With a no-nonsense but humorous style of delivery, Bob dives right into critical, complicated topics and breaks them down into simple components. The topic? He takes seriously. Himself? Not so much.

Business, IT, cybersecurity, science, history, philosophy. There’s no telling where his brain will go. You can connect with Bob at