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ITEN WIRED RADIO: Spotlight Episode-Guests: Cathleen Lilli / Konica Minolta-Breakout Topic: “The Crooked Road.”

Breakout Topic: “The Crooked Road.”



Breakout Topic: “The Crooked Road.”  An IT executive’s guiding principles for career success, including a network infrastructure evolution case study that illustrates the opportunity to balance often conflicting requirements.

Through the majority of Cathleen Lilli’s career, she has had the great opportunity to span many jobs as an IT professional. These jobs range from Application Development, Systems Engineering, to Sales & IT management positions (application & infrastructure). The variation of job roles assisted her in understanding all aspects of delivering IT services. Additionally, she had a unique opportunity for two years, as the Customer Service Partner representing the Chief Operations Officer for a large Northeast Bank. In this role, she was able to transform the Operations Division from inward-focused to a customer driven and customer-focused organization. This experience was personally rewarding and incredibly eye opening for her to see that when the conversation changes to focus on the customer all differences are set aside and solutions are developed.

Don’t miss the opportunity to learn more about Cathleen Lilli and her professional accomplishments at Konica Minolta. Listen to her live on ITEN Wired Radio on9/28/2016 at 9:00 a.m. CST. 

ITEN WIRED Radio:Cyber Security-Guests: Michelle Ward/Cyber Safe Workforce LLC, Doug Underhill/CSRA, Jim Nitterauer / Appriver

Cyber Security


Michelle Ward / Cyber Safe Workforce,llc

Prior to starting Cyber Safe Workforce, Michelle worked over 10 years in cyber defense here on the Gulf Coast as a software developer with a focus on information security.  She holds the CISSP

and CSSLP (ISC)2 certifications and has also been trained in web application hacking.  These days she develops and adapts security awareness training for workplaces that don’t have the time or expertise to do it in-house.  Michelle is also a member of Innovation Coast’s Women in Technology group as well as IT Gulf Coast.


Doug Underhill/CSRA

Information Dominance Corps, Reserve Component

November 2015 – Present (11 months)NAS JRB Fort Worth

Responsible for assisting subordinate commands and regions to maximize support to the warfighter through compliance with Community directives and policies.

County Commissioner

Escambia County BCC

November 2014 – Present (1 year 11 months)

I am simultaneously proud and humbled by the overwhelming majority of voters who have put their faith in me to lead Escambia County into the future. The simmering optimism in the county is tangible, as we have never had this confluence of events at any time in our history. We will use the nearly $200M in RESTORE Act funding to not only regain what was lost in the BP Deep Water Horizon oil spill but to launch Escambia County into a new and exciting future. Escambia County will set the example for stewardship of natural resources while growing our clean industry base. We will demonstrate how to bring historically underrepresented groups into the technology fold. The best kept secret in the cyber industry is the work-life balance in Escambia County…we are going to shout it from the mountaintops for the next four years!

Jim Nitterauer / Senior System Administrator at AppRiver

My experience includes deployment and management of Windows servers including Active Directory / DNS Servers, Web Application Servers, File Servers, HyperV Hosts and SQL Servers. I routinely use Dell OpenManage combined with OpenManage Essentials to manage our deployed servers. I also deploy, configure and maintain Linux based DNS servers using both BIND and Unbound. My networking experience includes deployment and management of Cisco, Vyatta and Pfsense routing platforms as well as Cisco, Dell and Force 10. I have experience in configuring basic routing including BGP, Anycast, IPSEC VPN Tunnels, PPTP VPN and other common routing protocols. I also manage multiple F5 Big IP devices used to load balance and manage our service delivery as well as write and implement iRules using TCL to secure virtual interfaces. I also have extensive experience configuring and managing SAN storage using zfs and Nexenta to present NFS and iSCSI storage to our VMware infrastructure as well as designing, building and configuring and managing VMware infrastructures.

I am also an accomplished Web application developer with a firm grasp of HTML 5, database connectivity and application development using Visual Studio and C# as well as ColdFusion.

Specialties: DNS configuration and security,VMware infrastructure configuration, deployment and management, HyperV configuration, deployment and management, Cisco networking including switching and routing. Windows Server management. F5 Big IP configuration and management. Web hosting, data center services, co-location, C#, ColdFusion and TCL programming.

ITEN Wired Radio-Programming Episode with Guests: Jim Rhodes, Kelly Reeser and Sena Maddison


ITEN Wired is the Gulf Coast’s premier conference for executives, entrepreneurs, professionals, and educators working in technology. With topics including cybersecurity, tech makers, start-up tech, virtual environments, simulation, and robotics, you’ll be sure to find something inspiring. Expert presenters offer an excellent forum for professional development. Don’t miss this opportunity to exchange ideas and forge new collaborations around innovation, technology, and entrepreneurship.

The ITEN Wired Summit comes back to the Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front on October 12–14 as a bigger, better, three-day conference. Also returning this year is Ignite® ITEN where presenters share a personal or professional tech passion using 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds for a total of just five entertaining minutes.

New this year is the ITEN Wired Cyber Competition. The competition will consist of three concurrent tracks provided by our Cyber Range Sponsor, Metova CyberCENTS.


Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front

 12:00 – 3:00

Job Fair

Sponsored by CSRA and Sirius Technical

The Job Fair is free and open to the public.

 1:00 – 3:00

SBDC Workshop for Entrepreneurs

How to Strategically Grow and Accelerate Your Business

Kelly Massey – SBDC Regional Director

Dan Cavanaugh – Manager, Pensacola Area Office

Tom Hermanson – Manager, Fort Walton Beach Area Office

In today’s competitive marketplace it helps to collaborate with an experienced partner who can navigate your business past obstacles, optimize performance, and put you on the road to success. Designed to connect emerging and growing Florida businesses with professional business consultants, our no-cost Growth Acceleration Services are
designed to do just that.

 3:30 – 4:30

CIO Panel Discussion

Sean O’Brien – ITSS Program Executive, CSRA

 3:30 – 5:00

Cyber Competition

Team Check-in, Rules, Range Familiarization

Sponsored by Metova CyberCENTS

 5:00 – 7:00

Opening Reception

Sponsored by Navy Federal Credit Union

Details to Follow

Thursday, October 13, 2016

 7:45 – 8:45

Breakfast and Opening Keynote

Welcome and Orientation: Paul Carney, Master of Ceremonies

Cyber Military/Defense

CAPT Bill Lintz, Opening Keynote Speaker

Sponsored by Konica Minolta Business Solutions

 9:00 – 5:30

Cyber Competition Events

ITEN Wired is pleased to announce the 1st Annual ITEN Wired Cyber Competition.

The competition will consist of three concurrent tracks provided by our Cyber Range Sponsor, Metova CyberCENTS. More Details…


White Sands Room

Aquamarine Room

Emerald Coast Room

Sponsored by AppRiver

Coral Reef Room

 9:00 – 10:00

White Sands


Details to Follow

Ronda F. Rotelli
Human Resources/Safety Officer
Global Business Solutions, Inc.
Gretchen Clarke
Strategic Accounts Executive


Edugames and the Revolution in Worldwide Education

Properly designed Edugames will successfully change the “Instructional Paradigm” in future K-12 Education

Joseph H. Caruth Jr.
GR77 Solutions LLC

Emerald Coast

Cyber Crime and Social Engineering

Cyber Crime & Social Engineering: dissection of real-world data breach examples

Glenda R. Snodgrass
The Net Effect

Coral Reef

IP Protection

Details to Follow

Hunter Adams
Registered Patent Attorney
AdamsIP, LLC

 10:00 – 10:30

Morning Break

Exhibitor Booths Open
Sponsored By Cox Business Solutions

 10:30 – 11:30

White Sands

It’s Time to ditch the “techlish”

It’s time to ditch the “Techlish” & start speaking human in your tech #content.

Debbie Williams
Co-Founder/Chief Content Officer


The Drones are Coming

Chris and Alan from Pelican Drones talking to ITEN Wired on how to launch your tech startup with elevated media.

Alan Gray
Director Sales and Advancement
Pelican Drones
Chris Tonn
CEO Pelican Drones
Pelican Drones

Emerald Coast


Details to Follow

Guy Garrett

Employee Cyber Awareness

Coral Reef

Cloud Management

Details to Follow

Jeffrey Mitchell
Director of Information

 11:45 – 12:45

Lunch Keynote

Innovation, Aviation Technology Management
Steven West – Senior Director Network Operations Control-Bridge, Southwest Airlines


 1:00 – 2:00

White Sands

Step Forward: Inspiring Women in Professional Excellence

Intended for both male and female audiences, the program encourages the advancement of women by helping to develop leadership skills through sharing experiences and best practices.

Cathleen C. Lilli
IT Leadership-Director of IT Infrastructure
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.


If Spartans defended computer networks they would use Security Onion.

A quick look at Security Onion from the fighting pits to the Battle of Thermopylae.

Josh Wilson
Security Engineer

Emerald Coast

Cyber Network

Details to Follow

Rob Krug

Coral Reef

Securing Your Users

Security awareness on a budget! Create an awareness and training program in-house to reduce risk to your data, systems, and brand.

Michelle Ward
CEO and Founder
Cyber Safe Workforce LLC

 2:00 – 2:30

Afternoon Break

Exhibitor Booths Open

 2:30 – 3:30

White Sands

Moving on Up: From Code Monkey to Managing Humans

Moving from developer to manager is a delicate journey. Come listen to Daniel Judge provide insight on avoiding the common pitfalls.

Daniel Judge
Software Architect and Project Manager


Cloud – IoT

Details to Follow

Nino Vidovic
Chief Operating Technologist
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.

Emerald Coast

Network Security Isn’t Red or Blue – It’s Purple!

Red Team meets Blue Team. Together they make Purple – the ideal combination for max cooperation, max learning & max security!

Jim Nitterauer
Senior Systems Administrator
AppRiver, LLC

Coral Reef

A Practical Security Guide

Details to Follow

Paul Jones
Chief Information Officer
Clerk & Comptroller, Palm Beach County

 3:45 – 4:30

Closing Keynote

Cyberspace simulation: An emulated, realistic and risk-free environment for advanced learning

Kevin Hofstra

Metova CyberCENTS CTO brings Advanced Cyber Emulation to DOD.

 4:30 – 4:45

Closing Remarks

Paul Carney, Master of Ceremonies

 5:00 – 7:00

Evening Reception

Sponsored by vTECH

 5:30 – 6:00

Cyber Competition Debrief

Debrief and Results

Sponsored by Metova CyberCENTS

Friday, October 14, 2016

 8:00 – 8:15


Paul Carney – Master of Ceremonies

 8:15 – 9:00

Breakfast and Opening Keynote

Minimum Viable Government in Startups

Rep. Jamie Grant

Sponsored by – Northrop Grumman

 9:00 – 9:45

Women in Tech Panel Discussion

Michelle Horton 

Sponsored by Innovation Coast

 9:45 – 10:15

Morning Break

Exhibitor Booths Open
Sponsored By Southern Light

 10:15 – 11:00

Ignite ITEN

Ignite® ITEN presenters will share their personal and professional passions, using 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds for a total of just five minutes.

Sponsored by Mediacom Business

 11:00 – 11:45

Closing Keynote

Sponsored by – Gulf Power

Details to follow.

 11:45 – 12:00

Closing Remarks/Grand Prize Giveaway

Paul Carney – Master of Ceremonies

Details to Follow

Download the Summit App

Get it on Google Play



Jim Beran / Gilmore Services

February 1, 2013, Jim joined Gilmore Services as Director of Sales & Marketing. “I’ve been in the industry for nearly 17 years, and there’s no firm better in the panhandle than Gilmore Services. They’ve taken integrity and protection of private and corporate information to the highest level. Gilmore Services is leading the industry. I am thrilled to be joining such a dynamic, thriving, and family oriented company.”

Beran spent the past 17 years with Shred Right working his way from account executive to Director of Business Development, building Shred Right into one of the largest privately held information destruction companies in the industry. “Jim established the legacy at Shred Right of uncompromising security and unwavering customer service,” said Don Drapeau, President of Shred Right.

Beran has served on the Board of Directors of the international trade association NAID, including serving as its’ President in 2010. While serving as President for NAID, Beran visited nearly every continent over the a 36 month period speaking, listening and meeting with industry leaders focused on the development and progress of the information destruction and records management services around the world. “NAID has been very fortunate to have someone of Jim’s integrity, intelligence and compassion to lead it through a period of great change and expansion.” Bob Johnson, CEO of NAID said.  Johnson goes on to say, “the association and the industry are better specifically due to his involvement on the board of directors over the past years.”

“We hire experience and passion. Like Jim, we believe in uncompromising security and unwavering customer service. Jim embodies this with his dedication to colleagues, clients, and to our industry; this aligns completely with our company values.” said Ronnie Gilmore, President of Gilmore Services.


Curtis Cantrell / SouthTel

SouthTel has over 34 years’ experience providing telephone systems, and voice and data services. Specializing in IP, VOIP and Hosted products as well as network infrastructure. We provide the latest in leading edge technology for businesses.

We offer the latest in leading edge technology the telecommunications industry has to offer from IP, VOIP and hosted telephone systems, voice and data networking, local line service with unlimited local and long distance calling, and surveillance hardware. Our over 32 year track record demonstrates our commitment to our customers and our expertise in the communications industry. We have the solutions to fit your business.


Alex Charwin / vTECHio

vTECH io is a Premier Dell Partner dedicated to personalizing your Dell experience and Optimizing your IT environment! The mother company of vTECH io was founded in Naples, Florida in 1993. From humble beginnings, vTECH io is rapidly growing a national footprint, including a local rep right here in Pensacola. vTECH io’s goal is to get to know you, your business, and your goals, in order to give you the information and expertise necessary to stay on the cutting edge of technology.

Alex recently joined vTECH io a little over 2 months ago and has taken over as the North Florida Account Executive covering everything from Pensacola to Jacksonville. During these 2 shorts months Alex has become certified in many different areas of Dell’s portfolio and with the help of vTECH’s engineering staff has assisted organizations in dozens of projects, ranging from picking the right laptop for the job to completely restructuring entire data centers.

Alex graduated from Florida Southern College in April 2015 with degrees in Economics, Advertising, and Public Relations. While at school Alex founded Florida Southern College’s first ever Relay for Life, founded the charitable organization Feed the Need, served as a part time admissions councilor, and worked in several different marketing and PR roles. This background allows Alex  a unique prospective, approaching technology with a holistic view of each and every business he works with.


Kelley Massey/Regional Director
Florida Small Business Development Center at the University of West Florida

ITEN Wired Radio-Professional Development Episode


Paul Carney/Navy Federal Credit Union

Paul works for Navy Federal as the Manager, Talent Acquisition. He is active in the Pensacola community, including service on the ITGULFCOAST board of directors. Paul earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Vermont and his Master’s in Business Administration from Sage Graduate School.  He has over 25 years of experience as a leader and business owner using his IT and HR professional talents. As an entrepreneur, Paul helped start and sell three different organizations. Paul lives in Gulf Breeze, FL with his wife, Lisa and has two Gator children.


Warren Gibbs | Account Manager
T 850.462.1874 | M 407.590.4729 |
O 850.462.1870| F 850.462.1871
125 W Romana Street, Suite 510 (5th floor), Pensacola, FL 32501


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Our People Make IT Possible

People are at the heart of every successful business initiative. At TEKsystems, a leading provider of IT staffing, IT talent management and IT services, we understand people. Every year we deploy over 80,000 IT professionals at 6,000 client sites across North America, Europe and Asia. Our deep insights into the IT labor market enable us to help clients achieve their business goals—while optimizing their IT workforce strategies.



Chris Hendrick/Appriver

Entrepreneur Chris Hendricks is a software developer for AppRiver, instructor for Coder Dojo, as well as a founding partner in Workbase a co-working space that provides a la carte Wi-Fi, printing, mailbox and other services to the Pensacola area. Feel free to reach out to Chris all over the web working on various projects as chendricks850.




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ITEN Wired is a conference hosted by IT Gulf Coast and Florida West Economic Development Alliance. The annual summit provides networking and learning opportunities for executives, entrepreneurs, technology professionals and academia to foster local economic development efforts surrounding innovation, technology and entrepreneurship.

The ITEN Wired planning team is composed of volunteers from IT Gulf Coast, Florida West Economic Development Alliance, and other members of our local IT community.

Jim Rhodes (AppRiver), Director

Programming Committee
Kelly Reeser (Silver Bullet Technology), committee chair
Dallas Snider (UWF)
Brent Hutfless (Austal)
Sean O’Brien (Sean O’Brien Consulting, LLC)
Dave Dawson (UWF Innovation Institute)
Terry Enos (Navy Federal)
Harry Huelsbeck (Northrop Grumman)
Patrick G. Rooney (Coastal CXO Services)

Sponsorship Committee
Tina Wheeler (Mediacom), committee chair
Charles McCown (City of Gulf Breeze)
T.J. Edwards (Konica Minolta)
Jay Smith (Data Revolution)
Rhonda White
Bob Foster

Logistics Committee
Lindsay Ryman (Greater Pensacola Chamber), committee chair
Briton Smith (Cat Country / News Radio 1620)

Marketing Committee
Beth McClean (AppRiver), committee chair
Ann Novakowski
Keith Hoffert (Pensacola Business Radio)
Bryan McCall (Duncan McCall)
Smantha Merritt (Duncan McCall)
Janusz Chudzynski (UWF), mobile app development

ITEN Wired Radio: 6-28-16 Women In Technology





Rhonda White and Bailee Bush/Sirius Technical Services

Gretchen Clarke and Cara Turpin/AppRiver

Peg David/H2 Performance Consulting, Inc.



Rhonda joined the Sirius business development team in September of 2014. Rhonda brings over 10 years’ experience in professional staffing in multiple roles such as recruiting, sales, customer service and human resources. Rhonda studied Healthcare Management at the University of Alabama and has 6 years of experience as an Operations Manager for a Fortune 500 company. When Rhonda is not at work she is involved with Fairhope High School and her community.

Bailee has been with Sirius Technical Services since 2010. She received her BS Degree in Biomedical Sciences from the University of South Alabama in May of 2014 and now works full time as a Technical Recruiter for Sirius. Bailee specializes in IT professional placement as well as different disciplines of Engineering. She is proving she has a keen eye for isolating the “right” employee for the customer.

She supports the company in many ways including developing marketing promotional and social media for the company.

Gretchen Clarke is a college graduate, technology professional, athlete, wife, daughter, sister, and mom.  Currently, she leads the strategic partnerships division for AppRiver, an email and web security cloud service provider who is consistently recognized as one of Florida Trend’s Best Place to Work.  Gretchen has over a decade of technology experience in various areas such as:  ecommerce, interactive media, eLearning, software development, and project management.  Gretchen also has experience in start-up environments where she directed organizational efforts that resulted in award-winning business practices and work cultures.  She has also held positions in advertising, public relations, healthcare, customer service, and her favorite, Space Camp.

At AppRiver, one of Gretchen’s early endeavors was launching “AppRiver University” – the education entity that now guides all employee training and professional development programs combined with the company’s external Partner Certification Program.  Over the last few years, she has been focusing on opportunities that expand AppRiver’s universal footprint and implementing global business strategies with the company’s largest strategic partners.

Gretchen holds a B.S. and M.S., earned All-American honors as an NCAA athlete, remains an aspiring coder, and is a Little League World Series Champion.  Today, she serves on various boards and advisory councils and is an advocate for girls/women in STEM.  She and her husband have a true partnership and are teaching their two daughters the value of hard work and to be brave.  You can read more about her here and follow her on Twitter @iam_gretchen.


Peg David – H2 Performance Consulting (H2PC) Corporation, an INC 500 company, is a high-growth professional services enterprise founded in 2005 by consulting industry veterans and performance and portfolio management practitioners. H2PC is dedicated to assisting both public and private organizations improve the way they do business by converting strategy into measurable plans that drive performance. In the last four years, H2PC has expanded its core competencies in the areas of IT program management and project management, as well as IT portfolio management and IT performance management; and it has expanded its client base to government organizations providing IT services in the Medical Health Systems area such as the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Air Force Medical Operations Agency (AFMOA) and multiple contracts awarded through the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, Atlantic (SPAWAR SSC-LANT). H2PC is also providing IT expertise to notable commercial clients. H2PC is headquartered in Pensacola, Florida with professional staff also located in Washington, DC; Chicago, IL; Memphis, TN; Charleston, SC; and New Orleans, LA. H2PC is a Woman-Owned 8(a) Disadvantaged Small Business.

ITEN Wired Radio Ep 3: Sponsorships and Why You Want to Be one!!

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Named Account Manager
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
3 West Garden Street Ste. 341 Pensacola, FL 32502
Office: 850-316-4021
Mobile: 850-313-2412
Donovan C. Chau, Ph.D.
Director, Strategy and Engagement
Center for Research and Economic Opportunity
University of West Florida
220 W. Garden Street, Suite 303
Pensacola, Florida 32502

Dr. Donovan C. Chau is director of strategy and engagement at the University of West Florida’s Center for Research and Economic Opportunity. Since 2014, he has overseen multiple economic development initiatives, including grant programs aimed at tying industry as well as the nonprofit and public sectors closer to the University. In addition, since early 2015 Dr. Chau has served as executive director of Innovation Coast, a nonprofit alliance of technology and knowledge-based companies and organizations in Northwest Florida. Through this role, he liaises extensively with the region’s industry leaders to understand talent development needs and develop solutions to grow these industry sectors. Between 1996 and 2005, Dr. Chau earned a B.A. in literature and government from Claremont McKenna College, an M.S. in defense and strategic studies from Missouri State University, and a Ph.D. in politics and international relations from the University of Reading (UK).


Sean O’Brien

Delivering Next Generation IT Solutions

CSRA delivers a broad range of innovative, next-generation IT solutions and professional services to help our customers modernize their legacy systems, protect their networks and assets, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical functions for our warfighters and our citizens. Read more about our brands.

Committed to Our Country and Communities

Whether we’re helping our U.S. government customers meet their mission and operational challenges or working to address critical needs within our local communities, we bring the same level of passion and commitment, developing solutions that meet or exceed the challenge.Read about our approach to corporate citizenship.

Jim Rhodes / AppRiver

So what does being phenomenal mean for you? It means you can try out any of our services at no charge for 30 days and make sure they’re right for your business. It means you can cancel your service at any time without penalties. And it means you will deal with a well-trained, experienced team of AppRiver employees – available all day, every day – from your first call and every call thereafter. All of that means you’ll have fewer issues and that the ones you do have will be resolved quickly and accurately. Our job is simply to make your business better.

But just because it’s simple doesn’t mean it’s easy. We’ve worked hard to earn the trust of over 47,000 customers worldwide, protecting 10 million mailboxes and earning a 93-percent customers retention rate. We’re still working hard to provide the best customer service in the business because keeping our customers happy today (and tomorrow) is all that matters!

Founded: April 2, 2002
Corporate Headquarters: Gulf Breeze, FL
EMEA Headquarters: Lupfig, CH
Offices: Atlanta, GA; Austin, TX; Barcelona, Spain
Employees: 250+


ITEN Wired Radio Ep. 2- Sponsored By Sirius Technical Services and Android Central




Glenda Snodgrass / The Net Effect LLC

Glenda R. Snodgrass has been lead consultant and project manager at The Net Effect since the company’s inception in 1996. She is primarily engaged in network security assessments & training, software implementations and technology project management.

Glenda is experienced in managing database applications (litigation support, POS, accounting, ecommerce, CRM/ERP) in the US and in France, and has developed browser-based applications in PHP and mySQL. Her extensive hands-on software background gives her unique insight into the user’s perspective and the challenges of securing data while preserving functionality.

A popular speaker on the Gulf Coast, Glenda enjoys giving presentations on information security to civic and professional organizations.

She holds a B.A. from the University of South Alabama (1986) and a maîtrise from Université de Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne in Paris, France (1989).

We don’t sell hardware or software.
We are consultants, not salespeople.
We apply our expertise to
your business challenges.

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Dallas H. Snider / Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Dr. Dallas Snider is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department at the University of West Florida. He received his Ph.D. in Integrated Computing and M.S. in Instrumental Sciences from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He received a B.A. in Physics from Hendrix College. Before joining UWF, he worked as a data warehouse developer for Northrop Grumman Information Systems and prior to that as a database application developer for Acxiom and Euronet. Dr. Snider’s teaching and research interests include data mining, cybersecurity, information visualization, and software development.



Jeff Mitchell / Director of IT

Jeff is the Director of IT and Microsoft MVP for Microsoft Cloud. He has held positions of CTO, Director, Network Admins, Server Admin, Virtualization Admin. All around IT Pro with heavy involvement in ITProCamp a national conference offering free IT training and testing. Has been a speaker at Microsoft Training events, SQL Saturday, ITProCamps, .Net user groups, PMI Symposium, ITGulfCoast lunch’n learns, and ITenwired.

Our solutions deliver results that matter to your business.

At the core of every service we provide is a result oriented business solution.

Founded in 2000 by Vince Mayfield and Louis Erickson, Bit-Wizards is the result of a vision to create a company where innovation and creativity flourish. Along with creativity and innovation, we adhere to proven engineering methods, which has helped Bit-Wizards become a leading software development, digital marketing, and cloud information technology agency in the Southeastern United States.

Our dedication to continued education and certification in cutting-edge technologies helps us provide the highest possible level of technological expertise. Every Wizard is continually challenged to become better – both professionally and personally. This is a mantra that permeates our culture and drives success in every project.

It’s not magic, just dedicated talent.




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Phil Nickinson

Phil has served as editor-in-chief of Android Central since 2009. In a previous life he spent more than a decade in the newsroom of a two-time Pulitzer finalist newspaper in his hometown of Pensacola, Fla. In his current life, he’s got the greatest job in the world, a gorgeous wife, two beautiful daughters and a mutt named Max. You can find him on Google+,Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

You can see all of Phil’s posts here, and e-mail him





ITEN WIRED RADIO: 04.19.16-Episode 1-The LAUNCH!!

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Jim Rhodes / AppRiver

Kelly Reeser / Florida West

Jay Smith / Data Revolution

Jim Nitterauer / AppRiver


ITEN Wired is a conference hosted by IT Gulf Coast and Florida West Economic Development Alliance. The annual summit provides networking and learning opportunities for executives, entrepreneurs, technology professionals and academia to foster local economic development efforts surrounding innovation, technology and entrepreneurship.

The ITEN Wired planning team is composed of volunteers from IT Gulf Coast, Florida West Economic Development Alliance, and other members of our local IT community.

Jim Rhodes (AppRiver), Director

Programming Committee
Kelly Reeser (Silver Bullet Technology), committee chair
Dallas Snider (UWF)
Brent Hutfless (Austal)
Sean O’Brien (Sean O’Brien Consulting, LLC)
Dave Dawson (UWF Innovation Institute)
Terry Enos (Navy Federal)
Harry Huelsbeck (Northrop Grumman)
Patrick G. Rooney (Coastal CXO Services)

Sponsorship Committee
Tina Wheeler (Mediacom), committee chair
Charles McCown (City of Gulf Breeze)
T.J. Edwards (Konica Minolta)
Jay Smith (Data Revolution)
Rhonda White
Bob Foster

Logistics Committee
Lindsay Ryman (Greater Pensacola Chamber), committee chair
Briton Smith (Cat Country / News Radio 1620)

Marketing Committee
Beth McClean (AppRiver), committee chair
Ann Novakowski
Keith Hoffert (Pensacola Business Radio)
Bryan McCall (Duncan McCall)
Smantha Merritt (Duncan McCall)
Janusz Chudzynski (UWF), mobile app development