Insight's Chairman and CIO will Keynote Phoenix Startup Week
TEMPE, ARIZ.-- Insight (NASDAQ:NSIT), a leading provider of Intelligent Technology Solutions™ to organizations of all sizes, announces Chairman of the Board and Co-Founder Tim Crown and CIO Mike Guggemos will keynote the 2017 Phoenix Startup Week Event on Monday, February 20, from 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. at Galvanize, 515 E Grant St, Phoenix, AZ 85004.
The Q&A format keynote will feature commentary on Crown's startup experiences and highlight essential technology lessons to help startups scale their businesses from Guggemos' CIO perspective.
"We understand that for new companies, access to the right IT infrastructure, data management perspective and a competitive device strategy can have a tangible impact on the business," said Guggemos. "We know this first hand. Insight was started by two brothers making a big bet on themselves. Since then it has grown into a global Fortune 500 organization. Insight's purpose is to help our clients' businesses run smarter by offering the technology and solutions that make sense for each individual business case. To do so, we draw from a variety of places including our deep expertise in workplace technology and our own experience in growing and running a business."
The third-annual startup week is free to attend and is hosted in various local Phoenix locations.
"Startup week offers incredibly valuable information to existing and new entrepreneurs of all shapes, backgrounds and sizes," said Crown. "If I was in a startup or thinking about starting a new business, Startup Week is where I would be."
Insight offers a full range of Intelligent Technology Solutions™ for small to mid-sized businesses to help them run smarter and achieve their goals. From devices to cloud, networking to data centers and support, Insight connects organizations with technology to manage and transform their business.
About the keynote speakers
Tim Crown is the co-founder of Insight and currently Chairman of the Board. Tim is co-manager of AZ Crown Investments, a private investment firm, whose portfolio spans a range of sectors, including entertainment and media, energy and natural resources, financial and information services and technology. Tim takes an active role with these especially in the area of strategic planning, technology management along with operations and finance. Over the past 10 years, Crown has invested in over two dozen companies. Recent companies include Quickspark.com, Avaimobile.com and freestar.io.
Cited by both Computerworld and CIO Magazine for his leadership skills, Guggemos is an advocate for what people can achieve when properly equipped and working toward a common goal. He is an Army veteran, Motorola alumni and the CIO of Fortune-500 Insight. Guggemos' ability to identify goals and align different groups to achieve them brought him to Insight in 2010. His expansive knowledge of technology allowed him to provide value across a number of disciplines, including manufacturing, engineering and enterprise product creation.
From business and government organizations to healthcare and educational institutions, Insight empowers clients with Intelligent Technology Solutions™ to realize their goals. As a Fortune 500-ranked global provider of hardware, software, cloud and service solutions, our 6,000 teammates provide clients the guidance and expertise needed to select, implement and manage complex technology solutions to drive business outcomes. Through our world-class people, partnerships, services and delivery solutions, we help businesses run smarter. Discover more at insight.com. NSIT-M