MEET OUR FOUNDERS
CEO - Ray Stasieczko
A Entre/Intrapreneur who has spent over 25 years in SMB, technology reseller channels. I was a pioneer in the Managed Print Deliverable, and an early adapter in the Managed IT Services Deliverable. I have and continue to drive the message that status quo is not an option.
Please visit my LinkedIn Profile to learn more of my career’s journey and send invite if you wish to connect
President - Jan De Kesel
A multi-industry serial global entrepreneur, holding numerous patents in the printing industry. Jan's specialties are printing, automation, surface technologies, and software development. Jan speaks multi-languages including Dutch, English, German, and French. Jan’s depth and experience will lead the innovation channel through our global markets.
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MEET OUR ADVISORS
Ed McLaughlin has 40+ years of experience in the information and imaging industries. He was president of Sharp Imaging & Information Company of America and executive advisor at Sharp Electronics. Ed has held executive positions with Ricoh, Canon, Saxon and 3M. He was the only NeXt Object Channel Partner in the Imaging Industry, and a pioneer in systems integration in the office imaging industry.
He is currently President of Innovolt
He is also on the board of advisors at Continuum Managed IT Services
McLaughlin has received many honors during his career, including Marketing Research Consultants’ Lifetime Achievement award and a BTA
Lifetime Achievement award
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Steve Weedon began his long career in the 2d industry in 1973 joining Nashua Copycat in London UK. Since when , he has held numerous senior managerial positions at Kalle Infotec Ltd, successfully established Katun Corp in Europe, 1983, where he was Senior Vice President, later joining Gestetner Byfleet Ltd as Managing Director (Copier Drum Manufacturer). In 1991 he founded and published the Recycler magazine and was the man behind the first European trade shows for cartridge remanufacturing, both of which survive to this day under different ownership. In 1993 he took the fledgling Static Control into Europe and mirrored his previous success at Katun Corp by growing a second company from zero to well over a $100,000,000 annual sales revenue. In 2006 he relocated to US as Executive Vice President Static Control Components Inc. and Chief Executive Officer for all Static Control overseas entities. Since 2012 Steve, has successfully brokered numerous acquisitions for clients, including the sale of Static Control to Apex Microelectronics and also the Cartridge World Group to a Chinese buyer. He served as Global Chief Executive for Cartridge World following the acquisition until 2017. Since then he has been in demand as a consultant to the largest in the industry and more recently has joined the Print Rite Group as Director, responsible for Corporate Strategy. Steve, is also author of numerous trade articles for several magazine over many years and is a regular presenter and key-note speaker at industry events around the world.
In 2003 Steve was recognized by Queen Elizabeth II winning the coveted Queens Award for Export and was presented to Her Majesty at Buckingham Palace in London.
Steve has won numerous awards over the years for his contributions and insight to the imaging industry and has been profiled many times by various publications including ENX magazine. Simply put, Steve makes things happen.
Co-founder, President & CEO ImageQuest
ImageQuest, an IT Managed Service Provider (MSP) and Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP). ImageQuest provides proactive IT management, compliance, and cybersecurity services for organizations in financial services, mortgage and title, professional services, healthcare, legal, and higher education that have a regulatory oversight or compliance component to their business.
Milton has more than twenty years of experience assessing and mitigating risks for regulated organizations. As the world’s threat landscape has changed over the last two decades, Milton’s direct industry experience uniquely positions him and ImageQuest to support risk management and IT compliance & governance programs for organizations in a cross-section of industries. For the past five years, Milton has been included in the MSPMentor Top 250, recognizing the world’s top managed services provider (MSP) executives, entrepreneurs and experts.
Milton is a highly sought-after industry speaker. He has presented at numerous industry conferences, including Rotary International, ITEX Expo, Navigate, and CompTIA's ChannelCon. He has also spoken locally at events for the Business Technology Association, Citizens Union Bank, the Association of Legal Administrators, and the Louisville Bar Association.
Milton is an Amazon.com #1 best-selling author on cybersecurity, and has been published or quoted on cybersecurity and IT compliance topics by multiple media outlets, including CRN Magazine, ImageSource, SMBNation, Bar Briefs, and ENX Magazine.
• Virginia Tech, B.A.
• Xavier University, MBA
Honors & Awards:
• MSPMentor Top 250 – 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017
• Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 - Pioneer 250 – 2016
• CRN Next-Gen 250 – 2015 and 2017
(615) 499-7800 | 815 Airpark Center Drive | Nashville, TN 37217 | imagequest.com
CEO at BeringMcKinley
Josh Peterson is the founder and CEO of Bering McKinley, a management consulting firm serving IT Solution Providers from around the world. For over 14 years the mission has been to provide blue chip strategic and operational consulting to companies looking for exceptional growth, profit, and exit strategies. As the longest tenured consultant in the IT space Josh and his team continue to deliver and exceed client expectations. Bering McKinley is also the longest running independent ConnectWise consulting firm in the industry with over 20,000 hours spent working with clients and end users.
Josh’s presentations at IT Nation, Autotask Community Live, Tech Select, Channel Pro and other major industry events are filled with real life scenarios, humor, and a harsh dose of accountability.
Josh rejects cookie cutter solutions, “one to many consulting”, and anything that smells like a so called scalable approach to consulting. Bering McKinley solutions are designed, tested, and implemented to meet each client’s unique circumstances. Clients benefit from the success and struggles of those who came before them.
With an MBA and an undergraduate degree in education, Josh has studied how organizations work, how to train owners and staff on new and difficult concepts, and how to build teams that succeed for everyone involved.
Along with Josh’s passion for innovation and business he also enjoys flying, World Series of Poker events, and spending as much time possible traveling with his wife and two sons. Recently Josh completed (run would be an exaggeration) the NYC Marathon and the NYC ½ Marathon with several Bering McKinley Peer Team members.
European Managed Print Services expert with 30 years experience in the Imaging Industry. Was the last 30 years accountable for; Sales (Management); Marketing & Communications, Hard- and Software & Services Portfolio Management, Partner Management; Development and Implementation of MPS strategies; Business Concepts Development and Business Transformation.
Past and actual Business Memberships;
Xerox European MPS council
HP European MPS council
International Managed Print Services Global Alliance (IMPSGA)
Managed Print Services Association (MPSA), member of the education committee and board member for Europe
Photizo Channel MPS leader index
Speaking Languages: Dutch, English and German.
A veteran of many innovative tech projects that create new business solutions, Dave understands professional talent development in the context of challenging, adventurous projects. Dave founded Real Learning 10 years ago to reimagine how talent is nurtured so more people have the skills/aptitude to play in the unknown space where business innovation is conceived. Dave is also a Fellow of The RSA.
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