12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fairmont Pacific Rim 1038 Canada Place Vancouver, British Columbia Canada V6C 0B9
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.
Tulsie Narine is a Solution Engineer with Datto Inc., focusing on IT Systems, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery. Prior to this role, he spent a decade working with enterprise technology organization in Markham consulting with businesses spanning various industries. He’s a husband, dad, home reno enthusiast, and school council chair.
Rational Business Solutions Inc.
Director of Sales and Service
Michael is a seasoned business professional with extensive experience in how technology impacts business, and provides a foundation for organizations to operate productively and profitably. As Director of Sales and Service for Rational Business Solutions, Michael has had the opportunity to work with all players in the IT sector including end users, distributors, vendors and application providers. He has solidified relationships with key industry contacts and has moved his organization forward by creating strong partnerships with his customers and vendor partners. Michael sits on the Executive Council for the CompTia Canadian Business Technology Community and is involved in the CompTia Emerging Technology Community as a member of the initiatives committee. He has been asked to speak at several industry events on topics that include security, data protection, emerging technologies and how technology impacts every business every day.
Technical Account Manager
Hao is a technical account manager at Auvik Networks, where he helps MSPs gain better visibility and control of their client networks. Before Auvik, Hao was a sales engineer at SolarWinds MSP, and prior to that supported internal business-critical applications and infrastructure at communications equipment company JDSU. He first got a taste for the MSP space by pursuing his technology passion at a small MSP in Ottawa, Ont., after earning a degree in electrical