Jeff Hardy
Solutions Marketing Manager, Acronis
Jeff has worked in technology for his entire career and been knee-deep in the hosting and service provider space for 17 years. His career has covered all the angles – from hardware, software, and hosting, to the cloud while working in large enterprises, small startups, and the in-betweens. He specializes in messaging, human behavior, economics, and “solving the human puzzle” of marketing and communications. At Acronis, his mission is to make the Hosting Service Providers (HSP) space safer and more profitable. He’d love to meet you, so come up and say hello.Read more
Erick Simpson
MSP Expert, Thought Leader and Influence, and Creator, MSP Mastered® Business Methodology
Erick Simpson is one of the most sought-after technology business and channel improvement and transformation experts in the IT industry. He is a strategic technology business and IT channel transformation specialist experienced in providing planning, guidance, assessments, and critical feedback to make smart decisions in building or improving technology businesses and IT channel programs and their performance. Erick has authored over 50 business improvement white papers and best practice guides and four best-selling books, and is recognized as one of the top influencers and thought leaders in the IT industry. Leveraging over three decades of experience, Erick has served as an Enterprise CIO, VAR, MSP, Vendor, Educator, Advisor, Speaker, Consultant and Advocate for his clients. He is highly sought-after as one of the leading Security, Cloud, and Managed Services business improvement and transformation experts in the industry and has worked with dozens of MSPs and Vendor clients on both the buy and sell-side of the M&A process. He Co-Founded, developed, and sold one of the first “Pure Play” MSPs in the industry, and co-founded MSP University. He is the creator of the MSP Mastered® Methodology for Managed Services business performance improvement and the Vendor Channel Maturity Level Index™ that identifies Vendor and Channel Program maturation for strategic growth.Read more