President, Virtualization & Professional Services, HVE ConneXions
Joseph O'Daniel is the founder of HVE ConneXions and also the president of Unified ConneXions Inc., a technology firm specializing in education and medical technology. Joe is an expert in network technology, security, and virtualization. He has a long and stellar career in technology, beginning with serving four years in the US Army, stationed in Germany. Following that service, Joe owned or was CTO of several businesses, all related to computer hardware or software. For 10 years, he was also Director of Technology in a Dallas area school district. In these positions, he recognized the acute need for affordable and versatile hardware for schools and corporations, which led to him to found HVE ConneXions.
Sr. Vice President, Business Operations & Professional Services, HVE ConneXions
Chris Cunningham provides broad financial leadership at HVE ConneXions, with responsibility for the organization's accounting, treasury, risk control, business planning and analysis, tax, legal, and investor relations. In addition to his proven ability in facilitation, problem-solving, crisis management and conflict resolution, Chris' experience includes aligning corporate financial initiatives to achieve company objectives and leading organizations through aggressive growth and change.
Previously, Chris has held senior financial management positions at Unified ConneXions, Inc. He began his career as the Director of Information Technology at a leading academic institution in Dallas.
Chris is a member of the North Texas CFO Association. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Howard Payne University and MBA in business administration with a concentration in management and information systems from Dallas Baptist University.
Vice President, HVE ConneXions
David Harmon brings over 20 years of experience working at high growth enterprise software and Information Technology solutions companies. Prior to joining HVE ConneXions, Dave was the Senior Lead Virtualization Architect at a leading IT Solution integrator, where he helped design and integrate complex virtualization solutions. He has held Sr. Management and Architect roles at ACS/Xerox, Fujitsu, Motorola and Nortel. Dave is a recognized industry leader in the Virtualization arena and is a widely sought resource in technology direction. He holds Professional Engineering Leadership Certifications from Cox Business School at Southern Methodist University at Dallas, a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from DeVry University, and several professional certifications from VMware, Cisco and Microsoft.
Vice President, Sales & Marketing, HVE ConneXions
Eric Cunningham has an extensive background in education and sales. Following several years in educational leadership positions, he joined HVE ConneXions and brings valuable experience and marketing knowledge to the company. Specializing in outstanding customer service, Eric understands the technology needs of both the corporate and education fields. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication from Northeastern State University and a Master's degree from Lamar University.
Sr. Director, Virtualization, HVE ConneXions
Brian Nelson oversees all virtualization designs and solutions for HVE ConneXions' customers. Having worked in corporate IT environments for over 10 years his true passion is designing and implementing virtualization and storage projects, specifically virtual desktops and graphics acceleration use cases. His expertise in virtualization, network, storage, and troubleshooting empowers him to overcome issues regardless of the size of the environment. He holds several certifications in Microsoft and VMware. He is heavily involved in the virtualization community as Co-Leader of the DFW VMware User Group, presenting case studies and mentoring people preparing for certifications. He has also been recognized by VMware for the vExpert Award for 2014 thru 2015.
Director, Systems Engineering & Services, HVE ConneXions
Mark Dickson is uniquely qualified in his role as Director of Hardware Development for HVE ConneXions by nature of his professional experience in prior positions. Having served as both a network administrator as well as a systems administrator in the education and municipal arenas, he has broad exposure and experience with numerous hardware products and platforms. Mark is an expert in networking, network storage, SQL, and virtualization. He currently also serves as CTO of Unified ConneXions, Inc.
Sr. Director, Support Services, HVE ConneXions
Jon Linsenbardt oversees all corporate and education client monitoring solutions as Director of Support Services for HVE ConneXions. Through his previous experience in designing and implementing desktop virtualization environments as well as server virtualization environments for multiple clients, Jon offers exceptional expertise in troubleshooting and diagnosing across all customer systems, regardless of size or configuration. He also is an expert in Microsoft Services, including Server, Active Directory, Exchange, and Sharepoint.