9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Hyatt Regency Sacramento, 1209 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95814, USA • Self parking covered by Datto in the attached parking garage.
Channel Development Manager
Tania Sheppard is a 20-year channel veteran, who began her career in two-tier distribution at MicroAge in Tempe, AZ. Moving into the network security arena, Tania continued her channel support role managing VARs for Symantec. After moving to northern CA from AZ, she transitioned into the adjoining channel world of MSPs, helping them achieve sales and marketing success and providing total data management to their clients. Tania is a Channel Development Manager in the Bay Area at Datto, thoroughly enjoying working and playing with partners, and contributing a small part in the continued success of the MSP channel.
Tania is married to entrepreneur, Sean Sheppard, with whom she has two children and three dogs. She enjoys golf, cooking, wine, hiking, and having fun with family and friends.
Jason comes to Datto from GeekSquad where he managed their services and sales teams. Beginning as a Tier 2 technician in Datto's industry renowned Tech Support Department, Jason had a desire to help partners better understand the technology and be an aid in the sales process. Jason now travels to roadshows and channel industry events as a technical resource for Datto partners and prospective partners.
Brian Weiss is a California native from San Luis Obispo and started working with computers as early as 1996 while still in high school. After graduating he worked for a small mom & pop computer shop while attending college focusing on computer & network services. A few years later, he left college to start his own IT Company initially working as an independent contractor before starting ITECH Solutions in 2005. ITECH Solutions started out as a break/fix IT company and has grown to a full-fledged managed IT service provider managing over 2000 devices primarily servicing the San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties. Brian also looks to invest in SaaS companies, one of the most recent is www.overwatchid.com, one of the first companies to offer a full suite of services for IAM, SSO, PAM, and MFA. Today Brian spends most of his time focusing on the streamlining the product and service delivery for ITECH Solutions as well as identifying future growth opportunities with both market share and technology. Brian is also involved in several nonprofits and always looking for ways to give back to the community.
Natasha has over a decade of experience in both technology sales and customer success. Previously in education technology, she is passionate about leveraging great technology to drive businesses forward. Natasha launched her career at ID Agent as the first Partner Success Manager and helped build the program that empowers our partners to use Dark Web ID to provide critical protection for their clients and drive new recurring revenue. Natasha holds a Bachelor’s degree from Towson University. She is actively involved in her local community and loves to travel.