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Jim attended Control Data Institute in 1979. While attending CDI, Jim was hired by Southwest Data Systems, Inc. Starting out as a field technician in 1979 he worked his way up to Service Manager for one of the largest 3rd party maintenance companies in California. After selling that division, he worked in the software development division, providing software support and integration services to ov
Bill has been a long time influencer in the SMB space. He has always been a strong advocate for SMB IT providers in his work with Microsoft and D&H Distributing. Bill really understands the challenges we all face and mentors newer members of our community whenever he has an opportunity. He's an essential member of the SMB VAR community.
John Krikke is a partner in Onward Computer Systems and has been the Canadian Microsoft SMB Partner Area Lead (PAL) since 2009. John works with the Microsoft SMB and Windows Server marketing, product, and partner teams as well as local user groups. His goal is to help Microsoft understand the specific needs of the SMB partners as well as to assist partners with business development. He also is in
Justin Moore has founded three successful startups and is currently founder and CEO of Axcient, a data backup and business continuity solution that is putting an end to downtime for SMBs. Justin is recognized as an authority on cloud computing, SMB market strategy, and startups, and is a dedicated mentor to entrepreneurs, MSPs, and VARs. He is listed as an MSPmentor Top 250 and recently received
Corey actively supports the SMB community through his work with CompTIA and the Illinois Technology Foundation (ITF). At CompTIA, his role as director of their Small Business Owners, MSP Partners, and Managed Print Services communities puts him in a position to promote the interest of SMBs and create initiatives and educational materials that improve the industry. On the Board of Director for ITF
Jay McBain managed the SMB Channel for IBM and Lenovo. He is an accomplished speaker, author and innovator in the IT industry. Named to the Top 40 Under Forty list by the Business Review, Top 25 Newsmaker by CDN Magazine, Top 100 Most Respected Thought Leader by Vertical Systems Reseller Magazine, member of Global Power 150 by SMB Magazine, as well as Top 250 Global Managed Services Executives b