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Florida 2023 Speakers

Cam Roberson

Vice President, Beachhead Solutions

Beachhead Solutions

Cam Roberson is Vice President of Channel Sales for San Jose-based Beachhead Solutions, a provider of cloud-managed PC & mobile device encryption, security and data access control for MSPs. Cam has been with Beachhead for more than 15 years, and led the companys pivot to support MSPs—a key component in Beachheads growth. Earlier in his career, Cams firm BGG—an SF Bay Area top-10 advertising agency—was successfully sold in 2006. Shortly thereafter, Cam was invited to Beachhead to lead marketing efforts. Cam began his career with Apple Computer, where he held several senior product management roles in the computing and imaging divisions. He holds a BS in Marketing & Finance and an MBA from the San Jose State University Lucas School of Business.

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J. Peter Bruzzese

Director of Content Creation, 8x Microsoft MVP, ClipTraining

ClipTraining

. Peter Bruzzese, 8-time awarded Microsoft MVP for Exchange and Office Apps and Services, is a cofounder and Chief Content Officer for ClipTraining. J. Peter is an internationally published tech author and journalist, as well as a global speaker on email cyber security.

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Howard Hoffmann

CEO, De Novo Perspectives

De Novo Perspectives

Howard Hoffmann is a senior executive with 40 years of financial, operational, and general management experience in a wide range of industries. During his 10 years in the financial services industry and 26 years as a turnaround professional, Howard gained extensive experience in financial and operational restructurings and acquisition integration, creditor and government negotiations, litigation management (single plaintiff, class action, and government), tax law, leasing, trade financing, cash management and control, inventory management, accounting, production, distribution, IT, product and brand management, the development and implementation of growth strategies, and the fostering of high performing cultures, both domestically and internationally. In 2013, Howard shifted the focus of his efforts to developing businesses that use disciplined processes, technology enablement, data capture and analytics, information security tools and procedures, and experienced, multi-disciplinary leadership to help companies meet a variety of business challenges and opportunities. Howard launched and rebranded several organizations that provide information security and data privacy, legal, legal optimization & support, and business process outsourcing services, including EXTEND Resources in 2016. Howard has served on boards of both public and privately-held companies.

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Antonella Commiato

CTO and CISO, EXTEND Resources

EXTEND Resources

Antonella Commiato has 23 years of IT and information security leadership experience across a range of industries that include legal, environmental, transportation and logistics, and professional services. Antonella is a certified ISO 27001 Lead Implementer (IBITGQ CIS LI), Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE™), CMMC Registered Practitioner, certified Project Management Professional (PMP)®, a OneTrust Fellow of Privacy Technology, and Scrum Master. In her role as a Virtual CISO, Antonella has also worked with numerous clients, including law firms, legal services providers, healthcare information companies, and facilities management services to craft, deploy, and manage holistic information security programs and achieve ISO 27001 certification, helping to safeguard sensitive and confidential information held by those organizations. Antonella is experienced in leading the development and implementation of a wide variety of platforms and technologies, including information security compliance management tools. Antonella is a take-charge leader who excels at aligning IT and information security strategy with enterprise goals. She has a proven track record in guiding critical program and application development and delivery, optimizing processes, managing budgets, building high-performance teams, and implementing strong and effective procedures for change management and communication. With her technological expertise and guidance, companies can support their complex business initiatives, grow their businesses, and implement efficient internal operations.

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Dan McDuffie

General Manager - Telecom, Granite Telecommunications

Granite Telecommunications

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Todd Miller

Vice President, Technology Solutions, Nitel

Nitel

As Vice President of Technology Solutions, Todd Miller provides thought leadership evangelizing Nitel’s capabilities and helping customers and agents understand how the use of technology can assist them with their digital transformation and overall objectives. In addition, Miller leads Nitel’s team of Solution Architects, whose mission is to work consultatively with the customer to develop the right solution. Prior to his current role, Miller served as Vice President of Product where key accomplishments included the creation of Nitel-Connect, a comprehensive strategy for designing an optimized and integrated end-to-end WAN. Integrating flexible access, SD-WAN, and security with Nitel’s nationwide MPLS network and private, direct cloud connectivity, Nitel-Connect provides customers with a secure, high-performance, and predictable framework on which to run their business. Before Nitel, Miller spent over twenty years in the Information Technology consulting space where he provided technology architecture and deployment assistance in the areas of networking, security, and cloud solutions while co-founding and serving as CTO of a mid-size Managed Services Provider (MSP); building a hybrid multi-tenant cloud architecture including one of the first desktop as a service (DaaS) offerings. Todd served three years in the Army as a Military Policeman in Germany as part of the 204th MP Company, 14th MP Brigade.

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Tom Wilten

President and General Manager, Otava

Otava

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Scott Francis

Technology Evangelist, PFU America

PFU America

Scott Francis, Technology Evangelist at PFU America, Inc., brings more than 30 years of document imaging expertise to his position where he’s responsible for evangelizing Fujitsu’s industry leading scanner technology. With over thirty years of experience in the enterprise content management industry, he frequently provides thought leadership on document scanning use cases and best practices in addition to the overall benefits of digital transformation solutions.

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Michael Nelson

Founder, Scaled, Inc

Scaled, Inc

Michael Nelson is a founder of Scaled, a staff-augmentation firm that deploys L2 & L3 Technical Talent for MSPs from South Africa and the owner of a successful & growth-oriented MSP in California He started TLC Tech, a Sacramento based MSP in 2004 serving all types of clients. In 2008 the company made the transition to fully managed services. Averaging 20-30% year over year growth, the company consistently maintains best in class EBITDA. Currently with a staff of 28, the company has transitioned to being a fully remote MSP, with 30% of the staff working remotely from South Africa. After recognizing the benefits and the market need, Michael started Scaled with Jason Knight (also a former MSP owner) to place L2 & L3 techs with MSPs across the US and Canada.

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Colby Winegar

SVP Business Development, Storj

Storj

Colby Winegar is the SVP of Business Development at Storj, which is tackling data privacy and security with decentralized data storage powered by the STORJ digital token. As SVP of BD, Colby leads the relationship development with our tech and channel partners. Colby has worked in the decentralized cloud storage space for over four years. He was recently the CEO of CrowdStorage, which joined Storj earlier this year. Colby previously worked at Vivint, Avery Dennison, McKinsey & Company, and Dow Chemical.

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Joshua Ramsey

CEO, Strategic Point Marketing

Strategic Point Marketing

Joshua Ramsey, CEO of Strategic Point Marketing, has developed principles and strategies for businesses since 2001. During this time, Joshua has successfully created and executed more than 80,000 successful campaigns across the US. Joshua is a Fractional Chief Marketing Officer, author, and highly regarded speaker. As someone with experience in speaking since 2005, Joshua teaches executives and business owners exactly how to cut costs and improve their current business so they can continue to grow. As a true Fractional Chief Marketing Officer, Joshua gives business owners unique executive experience, along with a fresh perspective, without having to pay the high salary of a full-time employee. He helps them to develop new strategies for growing their brand, increasing customer acquisition, and generating new sales.

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George Just

Chief Revenue Officer, ThreatBlockr

ThreatBlockr

George brings over 25 years of experience as a sales and channel professional, both leading startup organizations to scale in the internet technology space, and operating successful sales organizations at worldwide technology enterprises. Prior to ThreatBlockr, George was the Head of Sales for late-stage startup Talari Networks where he led sales and channel programs in the maturing SD-WAN and SASE market and to its eventual acquisition by Oracle. He held similar positions at several startups leading to acquisitions and positions at Alcatel Lucent, Sprint and to two IPOs. He is a frequent speaker on networking and cyber topics where he promotes providing seamlessly integrated cybersecurity solutions without compromising on efficiency or efficacy.

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Dan Rosenrauch

CEO, Viirtue

Viirtue

Daniel is a thought leader and industry innovator who delivers mindful, high-energy sessions that spark creative thought from both his audiences and co-panelists. Using first-hand accounts from his real-world experience, Rosenrauch raises awareness on how small business owners can achieve success by delivering value. Daniel is considered an expert speaker on all things telecom.

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Tim TrueLove

Country Manager, Americas, Wildix

Wildix

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