AZ Tech Council elects four new directors
The Arizona Technology Council names four new members to its Board of Directors to serve three-year terms; the current Board includes 36 members, five of which are officers.
“We have a deep bench of seasoned executives on our Board and are delighted to add these technology leaders,” said Steven G. Zylstra, president and CEO of the Arizona Technology Council. “Their experience and insight will be a tremendous asset to the Council as we focus on the next phase of our growth.”
The newly elected directors are:
Mike Chadwick, managing director, CKS Securities, LLC: Mike has over 20 years of technology and business management experience, primarily focused on hyper growth and scalable enterprises. Mike most recently spent two years learning the world of private equity as the senior managing director of YAM Capital, the private equity arm for Bob Parsons. Prior to YAM Capital, Mike served as a vice president of Technology and CTO of the technology business unit at GoDaddy.com.
Alex J. Iuorio, senior vice president, Supplier Marketing and Business Development, Avnet, Inc.: Alex is a 30 year veteran of the high technology distribution industry. He has held various positions within Avnet and prior to that with Hall-Mark Electronics, acquired by Avnet in 1993. Prior to corporate life, Alex’s last field role was as vice president area director for the West which included Avnet’s Silicon Valley operations during its unprecedented growth period.
Jasen Meece, managing director, Advisory – Information Protection, KPMG LLP: An expert in cybersecurity, Jasen was a founder and president of Quebera Solutions where he set strategic direction and established the company as a trusted advisor for Access Management, Cloud Security and Federated Solutions.
Bill Ponseti, president and CEO, InEight Inc.: As CEO of InEight, Bill’s strengths are bringing together best-in-class technologies for the engineering and construction, oil & gas, mining, utilities, and other project-centric industries. Under Bill’s leadership, InEight has acquired a number of companies, including Hard Dollar Corporation, Aeka Consulting and more. He also served as the architect for creating a recent strategic OEM partnership with SAP. Bill holds a Master’s Degree in Quantum Physics and a B.S. in Theoretical Physics, and was also awarded a Ph.D. in Quantum Mechanics.