Karl Bickmore is a 25 year veteran of the IT industry. After working as a technical resource in fortune 500 companies such as HP and Charles Schwab he began his own consulting practice in 2000. Since then he has grown his organization to be an industry leader with 4 locations in the southwest and 60 employees. His organization Premier IT is well known for managed services, security solutions, and disaster recovery solutions. Karl is well known amongst his peers as he has been the facilitator of the Aftershock user’s group for IT companies for over 4 years and has over 500 IT companies in his user’s group membership. Additionally, he is a well-known presenter for IT best practices at the national level.