Here’s A Look At Our Speakers
Jamison has been a serial entrepreneur for 25 years. He built Arterian (formerly JWCS), an MSP that he grew from a 1 man shop to 40 staff through both organic growth and the acquisition of 4 other IT Services companies.
He went on to Co-Found 3 SaaS companies including Teamatics, SmileBack, and TimeZest and currently serves as a fractional CEO for SmileBack and Chairman of TimeZest. He enjoys his role as a Strategic Coach and Consultant for several clients in the US.
Jamison currently lives in Las Vegas, NV and travels constantly.
Learn more about Jamison here.
Melvyn Bulkes is a seasoned Enterprise Agile expert and coach who has created positive and lasting change across organizations worldwide. Melvyn guides individuals and groups through key change concepts including operational adjustments, enterprise impact, people issues and day-to-day at work.
He assists Executives, Managers and Directors as they grow into new roles, and models positive leadership traits, encouraging leaders to be their best. Clients he’s worked with include Nationwide, Sony Play Station, IBM, and Oxford University Press.
Learn more about Melvyn here.
From working in mainframes in the 80s, teaching network engineers in the 90s, running a small MSP in the 2000s, Steve now heads up Teba, a company focused on delivering successful end user compute projects for medium and large organizations in Australia.
The need to deliver projects on time, on budget and within scope drove Steve to immerse himself in Agile, CCPM (Critical Chain Project Management), DevOps and other methodologies to implement Teba’s own brand of ProjOps (TM)
Steve’s passion is Joining Project and Operations teams to successfully deliver and support infrastructure projects to customers.
Learn more about Steve here.
Todd Kane has spent over a decade creating a management framework that has resulted in massive value for the companies he has worked with – millions in higher margin projects/operations, millions in saved cash reducing employee turnover, and massive increases in team morale.
Todd has led groups for several high growth companies like EnCana, Canadian Natural Resources Ltd, WestJet, Bell Canada, Long View Systems, and Fully Managed.
His work has been recognized with numerous awards, both technical and business, by Microsoft, Small Business BC, Globe and Mail, and Venture Magazine.
Learn more about Todd here.
Scott has over 25 years in the IT industry as a systems administrator and IT manager. In 2009, Scott bought a small IT consulting firm which he grew into a profitable MSP business which he then sold in 2018, merging the company with Allixo Technologies.
Scott has been a managing owner at Allixo since joining, and has spent the last 4 years in charge of Operations where he has focused on developing a profit-first mindset with co-owners, hiring the right people, and developing processes and procedures for agile service delivery.
When not working, Scott enjoys spending time with his family, serving at his Church and in his community, backpacking in the Cascades, woodworking, and occasionally playing League of Legends as a support main.
Learn more about Scott here.
A software developer by trade, Matt Fox is the VP of TopLeft, a tool that integrates with a PSA and helps MSP leaders manage workflows more efficiently using the main principle of Kanban. TopLeft builds on how managers and engineers do their daily work, letting them perform their daily tasks with much fewer clicks, prevent backlogs, and spot bottlenecks faster.
In his role, Matt leads all aspects of TopLeft from business growth, software development, customer satisfaction, and training on Agile and Kanban methods.
Learn more about Matt here.
|8:00-8:30||Stephen Pasiciel||Welcome and Introduction|
|8:30-9:30||Melvyn Bulkes||The Agile Leadership Mindset|
|9:45-10:45||Scott Taylor||Transforming Your MSP|
|10:45-11:45||Todd Kane||Keeping Your Service Manager Sane|
|12:00-1:00||Matt Fox||Take Back Control of Your Work|
|1:00-2:00||Jamison West||Building & Leading Strong Teams|
|2:00-3:00||Steve Psaradellis||Agile Project Management|
|3:00-3:30||Stephen Pasiciel & Jim Bjorkes||Close|
|3:30-4:30||Stephen Pasiciel||Optional Attendee Networking & Speaker Networking|
If you’re ready to transform your MSP by adopting an agile mindset related to people leadership, project management, and more, then you’re ready for the Agile MSP Bootcamp.