Mr. Shaffer has over 27 years of experience in the IT industry and has been instrumental in building several successful IT businesses. Mr. Shaffer is currently the President & CEO of Zunesis, Inc. one of the largest infrastructure solution providers in the Rocky Mountain / Southwest United States. Prior to Zunesis, Mr. Shaffer’s held senior sales and business leadership positions with Avnet, Sprint, SSDS and Contel Information Systems.
Mr. Shaffer has lived in Colorado since 1983 with his wife of 27 years (Joan) and their two children, Jordan (daughter) who just graduated from Colorado State University (CSU) in 2008, and Dylan who is a Junior at Colorado Christian University (CCU). Mr. Shaffer has a bachelors and masters degree in Computer Science and has written 3 books: Network Security, Academic Press publisher, The Transition to Open Systems, Morgan Kaufman publisher and Business Intelligence for Electronic Commerce, Morgan Kaufman publisher. Steve is a Member of the Board of Directors for Habitat for Humanity, and Steve and his wife Joan are active with Young Life (a Christian ministry) in the Monument, Colorado area. Mr. Shaffer also enjoys golf, hunting, fishing, sports and the outdoors.
With over 26 years of IT experience that includes software development, management of IT Operations, building a technical services practice and consulting on IT projects throughout the United States and Canada, Mr. Hughes has developed a solid understanding of the industry and brings that perspective to his current role as Solution Architect with Zunesis.
In addition to his BSBA (with an emphasis on Information Systems), Mr. Hughes has achieved some of the industry’s highest accreditations such as Microsoft Certified System Engineer and Hewlett Packard’s Master SAN Architect as well as certifications from Hitachi and CommVault. Mr. Hughes also serves on The Corporate Leadership Team with Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver.
Mr. Gosselin has over 27 years experience in the IT industry. His first 15 years were spent working in the oil and gas industry in roles that included data center operations, desktop support, server support, project consulting, and solution development and deployment. Mr. Gosselin worked for an IT company to help create and define a pre-sales consulting organization. This experience has helped Mr. Gosselin develop a solid understanding of the industry from both operations and architecture perspectives.
In addition to his BSBA (with an emphasis on Information Systems), Mr. Gosselin has achieved accreditations such as Microsoft Certified Professional, HP BladeSystem ASE, VMware accreditations and ITIL Foundations for IT Service Management. Mr. Gosselin has also served on his children’s Swim team Board of Directors and is a baseball coach and Scout Leader.