Shahin Pirooz, Centerbeam SVP & CTO
Shahin Pirooz has a wealth of experience in operations management, account leadership, project management and customer relationship management. He offers deep technology expertise covering areas such as IT architecture (development, design, planning and implementation), as well as core tools, Operating Systems, and programming languages. Mr. Pirooz has extensive education and certifications including undergraduate studies in electrical engineering and computer science, UNIX System Administration and System Programming certifications, CNA Novell NetWare System Administration and Novell NetWare Advanced System Administration.
Charles Brown, Fiberlink Communications
Director of Technology
In Chuck Brown's role as a Fiberlink product manager, he is recognized for his leadership in the development of the company's flagship product, Fiberlink Extend360 Mobility Platform™, which integrates the management of endpoint security and wireless services. Prior to joining Fiberlink in 2001, Chuck designed and implemented systems for the Vanguard Group of Investment Companies and Philadelphia Savings Fund Society, where he successfully led his team to tackle infrastructure issues, including spearheading a three-year Y2K preparedness project and the execution of Vanguard's first multimedia front-end processing system.
George Billman, IBM
Worldwide MSPs Business Development
George Billman focuses on global development of managed services providers for IBM's Tivoli Endpoint Manager product division. Prior to IBM's acquisition of BigFix, George held the position of VP Business Development for BigFix since 2004 and led its success in establishing BigFix as a service delivery platform. Prior to BigFix, George has 15 years experience in sales and business development for Pentasafe, Forte Software, Gupta Corporation, and Informix. George earned his MBA at Harvard University.
Charles Weaver is the CEO and co-founder of the MSPAlliance (the International Association of Managed Service Providers). Since its founding in 2000, the organization has grown from less than 5 founding members to well over 14,000 members worldwide. Under Mr. Weaver’s management the MSPAlliance has expanded its reach and influence to include education, standards of conduct, and certifications for managed services professionals and companies