Advisory Board

The Advisory Board is comprised of individuals from a variety of backgrounds in business, academia, workforce development, venture capital, economic development and government with technology industry expertise. Advisory Board members serve as Chairs/Co-Chairs of various committees and sub-committees to help advance the mission and growth of the organization. The current Advisory Board includes the following individuals:

Josh Sandstrom - Managing Director

Accenture

Roy Hodge - Entrepreneur In Residence

Jumpstart Toledo

Ron Kerensky-Chief Information Officer

AVI Food Systems

Bob Eckman - Chief Security Officer

Kent State

Kim Liston - Practice Director

CareWorks Tech

Joe Alfano - Account Executive

Lenovo

Brad Nellis - Market Development and Revenue Growth

Centric Consulting

Jeff Brown - Vice President of Consulting Services

Navigator Management Partners

John Stephan - Vice President

CGI

Chris Ament - Chief Information Officer

Ohio University

John Malcolm - Chief Technology Officer

Cleveland Institute of Music

 Doug Wenger - Executive Director

OH-Tech

Cynthia Hunt - Executive Management Consultant

CLH Associates LLC

Mark Macioce - Chief Information Officer

OMNOVA Solutions

Manoj Tandon - Chief Sales Strategy Officer

Dark Rhino Security Inc

Randy Cole - Executive Vice President

Ownum

Keith Cherry - Principal

Deloitte Management Consulting

Tracy Coleman - State and Local Government

Pega

Tom LaSalle - Sales Director

Denodo

Ernie Sanders - Sales & Delivery Executive

Perspecta

Keith Instone - Chief Executive Officer

Dexterity User Experience

Andy Tasker - Founder

Prodigii, LLC

Archie Williamson - Founder

Diversified Systems

John Stewart - IT Director

Progressive Insurance

Tony Laska - Chief Information Officer

Encova Mutual Insurance Group

Joe Dunn - Account Executive

SAS

John McKenna - Vice President of Strategic Initiatives

Expedient

Stu Davis - Managing Director

Sense Corp

Greg Huber - Chief Information Officer

First Solar

Chao Cheng-Shorland - Co Founder and CEO

ShelterZoom

Nick Kulshrestha - Sr. Vice President of Operations

Flairsoft

John Revnew - Regional Director

SHI

Brent Evans - Google Cloud Leader

Google Cloud

Bryant Young - Director

StrategicSystems

Steve Millard - Chief Executive Officer

Greater Akron Chamber of Commerce

Steve Cohen - AE - S&L Government

Tableau

John Sohner - Principal Consultant

HMB

Tracy Ruberg - Executive Director 

The Circuit

Jennifer Buckles - Client Executive

IBM

Todd Foley - Director, Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering Technology

University of Cincinnati

Adam Deardurff - Experience Designer

Insight

Jesse Roush - Executive Director of Workforce

Development & Corporate Partnership

Washington State Community College

Ted Griffith- Managing Director

JobsOhio

Farooq Busari - Account Executive

Workday