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 SandstromManaging Director
Accenture
Bob EckmanChief Security Officer
Kent State
Adam AmrineSolutions Architect, Senior Developer & Consultant
Adro Solutions
Mark MacioceChief Information Officer
Kichler Lighting (a MASCO company)
Sarah PervoDirector
Artemis
Jeff BrownVice President of Consulting Services
Navigator Management Partners
Ariel WilkinsPublic Sector Field Marketing Manager
Avaya
Chris AmentChief Information Officer
Ohio University
Ron KerenskyChief Information Officer
AVI Food Systems
Doug WengerExecutive Director
OH-Tech
Brad NellisMarketing Development Executive
Centric Consulting
Tracy ColemanState and Local Government
Pega
Ken TietzVP, Consulting Services
CGI
Ernie SandersSales & Delivery Executive
Perspecta
John MalcolmChief Technology Officer
Cleveland Institute of Music
Andy TaskerFounder
Prodigii, LLC
Cynthia L. HuntExecutive Management Consultant
CLH Associates, LLC
John StewartIT Director
Progressive Insurance
Manoj TandonChief Sales Strategy Officer, EVP
Dark Rhino Security Inc.
Linda NelsonExecutive Director
Pyramid Community Development Corporation
John WhitePrincipal
Deloitte Consulting
Bryant YoungDirector
Salesforce
Tom LaSalleSales Director
Denodo
Joe DunnGovernment Relations Consultant
SAS
Keith InstoneFounder
Dexterity User Experience
Kim ListonPractice Director
Sedgwick Technologies Solutions
Archie WilliamsonFounder and Senior Managing Director
Diversified Systems, Inc.
Chao Cheng-ShorlandCo Founder and CEO
ShelterZoom
Tony LaskaChief Information Officer
Encova Mutual Insurance Group
Lynn TumenAccount Executive
SHI
John McKennaVice President of Strategic Initiatives
Expedient
Tom HammonsDirector
Strategic Systems
Nick KulshresthaSr. Vice President of Operations
Flairsoft
Steve CohenAE - S&L Government
Tableau
Brent EvansGoogle Cloud Leader
Google Cloud
Melissa CutcherExecutive Director
Technology First
Steve MillardChief Executive Officer
Greater Akron Chamber of Commerce
Tracy RubergExecutive Director
The Circuit
Jennifer BucklesClient Executive
IBM
Todd FoleyDirector, Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering Technology
University of Cincinnati
Adam DeardurffExperience Designer
Insight
Krista BistlineState Government Affairs
Verizon
Ted GriffithManaging Director
JobsOhio
Farooq BusariAccount Executive
Workday
Roy HodgeEntrepreneur In Residence
Jumpstart Toledo
Randy ColeHusband, Father, Innovator
Cole Family