Karen Benjamin is a co-founder of Worldleaders, a sales training and outsourced sales recruiting firm focused on improving sales results for technology companies. Prior to launching Worldleaders, Karen was a Vice President at Ciber, an international Information Technology consulting firm.
|Address||Lennox Tech Enterprise Center, 150 Lucius Gordon Dr, Suite 206, West Henrietta, NY 14586|
Director of Information Technology - Buffalo Niagara Association of Realtors
Peter Cimino has been on the Information Technology business for over 18 years, having helped many customers grow using different technologies. He has helped set up phone systems, websites, networks and computers for hundreds of local companies. Peter is the staff advisor for the BNAR Technology Committee. He is a New York State approved technical instructor for the BNAR and teaches all aspects of social media and technology to keep our members in the forefront of learning and was instrumental in the Get Wired In event. He has helped BNAR members with the latest Apple and Microsoft products, having training sessions at their store locations. Peter also volunteers on the Board of Infotech WNY and has served as Board Secretary and currently Board Vice Chairman and helped create and run the Startup Grind Buffalo.
|Address||200 John James Audubon Parkway, Suite 201, Amherst, NY 14228|
Chirag serves as the Director of Operations at IVR Technology and as the VP of Customer Success. Chirag loves technology and is fascinated by how we interact with the technology that surrounds us. He spent several years in public accounting before making the jump to starting and growing a web development firm, which was later merged with IVR Technology Group.
|Address||2350 N. Forest Rd., #35B, Getzville, NY 14068|
Tim Finney is an HR Advisor employed by Alcott HR, one of the nation’s leading Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) providing a total Human Resources (HR) outsourcing solution. He has 18 years of experience in the HR industry including roles in management, leadership and business development.
|Address||1150 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville, NY 14221|
CFO - Sinatra & Company Real Estate
|Address||617 Main Street Ste 200, Buffalo, NY 14203|
|Phone||(716) 220-8468 x121|
Kelly is an entrepreneur and Integrated Marketing Communications expert with 10 years of experience. Kelly owns and operates 716 Marketing LLC, an Integrated Marketing firm that focuses on bringing digital marketing to your traditional strategies while ensuring consistent branding. Some of the most common services offerings of 716 Marketing LLC include: Social Media Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Website Development, Website UX, and Graphic Design.
|Address||6150 Seneca Street, Suite 122, Spring Brook, NY 14140|
Kim Grant serves as the Business Development Executive for the University of Buffalo, Center of Excellence Bioinformatics and Life Sciences. In this role, Kim is responsible for leveraging the CBLS’s resources to cultivate academic, public and private collaborations for economic development in bio-technology and life sciences. Kim has decades of experience working in technology innovation, engineering, medical device, diagnostic and drug development as well as start-up organizations.
|Address||701 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY 14203|
Vice President - Lighthouse Technology Services
Randy Harris is the Vice President of Lighthouse Technology Services, a Buffalo-based IT Staffing, Recruiting, and IT Support firm recruiting and placing mid to high-level IT professionals in Buffalo since 2004.
|Address||2560 Walden Ave., Suite 112, Buffalo, NY 14225|
In 2012, Jeanne Hellert joined the InfoTech WNY team as administrator. Jeanne is the owner of JEH Consulting, an association management company. Aside from InfoTech WNY, Jeanne also manages the Buffalo Niagara Sales & Marketing Executives, the Buffalo Niagara Human Resource Association, the Buffalo Niagara chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners, and the Independent Insurance Agents Association of WNY.
|Address||P.O. Box 1422, Buffalo, NY 14127|
CISO with BlueCross BlueShield of WNY: A proven leader in driving results for the business. Worked to create business blueprints enabling business and IT collaboration. Implemented project governance and development frameworks. Continually working to improve enterprise IT strategies and practices to grow the business. Working to mature project methodology, architectural governance, enterprise documentation, team development, and IT support of the business. Aligned IT with business strategies through methodologies that leverage business and technical architectures, information workflow, use case analysis, and risk assessment.
|Address||257 West Genesee Street, Buffalo, NY 14202|
Jeremy Oczek is a Member of the Firm at Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC, one of the largest law firms in upstate New York. Jeremy’s practice is focused on all aspects of intellectual property law, including litigation involving intellectual property issues, patent and trademark preparation and prosecution, and licensing matters. He works with technology clients nationwide.
|Address||Avant Building, Suite 900, 200 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202-2107|
Vice President of Sales - EmergenceTek Group Inc.
John Osberg is the Vice President of Sales at EmergenceTek Group Inc., a Professional Services Software/Application Development organization with a strong focus in healthcare that is headquartered in downtown Buffalo, NY. John has been with the company since its inception and is proud to have fueled the growth of both the company’s clientele but also creating many job opportunities. As Vice President of Sales at ETG, John creates ways to connect business and technology leaders in order to identify and generate solutions that are delivered by ETG's Development Teams and Technical Talents Acquisition Department.
|Address||403 Main Street, Suites 503/506, Buffalo, NY 14203|
|Phone||716-406-4544 ext. 104|
|Address||155 Great Arrow Ave., Buffalo, NY 14204|
Peter Ronca is President of SHATTER I.T., a local technology company that provides 24/7 data monitoring, protects your mission-critical information, and helps prevent small issues from becoming big problems. SHATTER I.T.’s primary objective is to monitor and manage our customers' critical networks/systems. Shatter I.T. is dedicated to meeting the needs of our customers with a 24/7 staff committed to providing the confidence our customers need to rely on us to take care of their I.T. needs.
|Address||350 Main St #550, Buffalo, NY 14202|
Megan Wagner is the owner and principal of MW MarCom, a marketing communications consulting firm offering fully integrated marketing services. She is an 11-year marketing professional having served in the media, academic and retail environments and has been a part of the InfoTech WNY board since 2013. Megan is also an adjunct professor at St. Bonaventure University for the Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) master’s program and a member of the Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce. She is an aspiring painter and photographer in her spare time.