Cloud + Data Center Transformation authors


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Rob Parsons, Practice Director for Networking and Integrated Security Solutions
Rob holds a rare Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Wireless (CCIE Wireless) certification and brings 15+ years of consulting experience helping businesses grow through the applied use of strategic technologies and business process automation.
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Mike Sprunger, Senior Manager of Cloud and Network Security
Mike brings several decades of experience in security and networking. Mike holds titles of Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, among others. At Insight, he defines, develops, and oversees delivery of security services for our clients as they modernize and transform IT.
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Michael Moore, Practice Development Manager
Michael helps with the research, adoption, and scaling of emerging technologies into Insight Cloud + Data Center Transformation's enterprise networking and security portfolio. He has the privilege and honor to collaborate with internal teammates as well as Insight’s strategic partners to drive meaningful business outcomes for our clients daily. Michael brings over 15 years of IT experience to the business — five of these years have been with Insight serving in a variety of roles as a technical integrator, consulting architect, and thought leader in the realm of software-defined networking and security.
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Ken Dymond, Practice Development Manager
Ken brings over 25 years of IT experience, including a diverse background with pre-sales expertise as a Sr. Solution Architect and post-sales expertise in solution delivery. He is passionate about providing thought leadership in emerging Software-Defined Data Center technologies to drive business outcomes.
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Tunde Odeleye, Director of Penetration Testing Services
Tunde leads a team of skilled cybersecurity professionals in providing strategic planning, consulting, and implementation services. He brings nearly a decade of experience in the field and expertise in all major security solutions offered today. Tunde is certified in CISSP-ISSMP, CISSP-ISSAP, CISA, CISM, PCI-QSA, ISO 27001 LI, EU-GDPR-P, CoBIT, and MCITP.
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Jason Anderson
For more than a decade, Jason’s expertise in information technology has led Insight’s engineers and developers in researching, designing, and deploying world-class technology solutions. His skill in providing effective solutions to complex problems by analyzing situations, data requirements, and technical factors works to increase efficiency and productivity both for Insight and our clients.
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Jeff Langford, Senior Azure Architect
Jeff has 28 years of experience in the technology industry, with more than 12 years in cloud technologies. As one of Microsoft’s first cloud solution architects, he founded the public safety and justice vertical within the Microsoft state and local government sales organization. During his tenure at Microsoft, he also established many best practices and standards while helping local government agencies move to the Azure Cloud. He has applied his experiences in technology and as a reserve deputy sheriff to helping numerous justice agencies achieve electronic information sharing with partner agencies. Today, Jeff educates and assists Insight customers with their journey to the cloud.
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Riaz Javed, Lead Architect
Riaz is a technology evangelist experienced in cloud architecture and security, currently working as a lead architect. His technical proficiency is followed by years of consulting experience, advising both internal and external stakeholders/customers locally and internationally on strategic technology selection and adoption, along with delivery of solutions across a range of business units. Riaz also speaks at community forums and IT conferences, including Microsoft Ignite, IT/Dev Connections, Collab365, SharePoint Saturday, European SharePoint Conference, Modern Workplace Conference, SharePoint Conference, aOS, and more. Riaz has been awarded Microsoft’s Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award for his contributions to Microsoft Azure and Office Apps & Services.
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Kory Mills, Business Intelligence Architect
Kory Mills is a business insight leader and architect with more than a decade of experience in strategic business insights and analytics. Kory specializes in the implementation of Microsoft’s BI stack, and his proficiency in Power BI, SCRUM/Agile operations, MS Business Intelligence Development Studio Manager, IBM Rational Suite, Adobe Analytics, etc., have made him an incredible force for driving value for clients through strategic execution and customer-centric engineering. With a dedicated focus on delivering long-term value, Kory has delivered impactful results for clients across a wide scope of industries, including entertainment, healthcare, retail, and more.
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Jeremy Nelson, Director of Services
Jeremy Nelson is a multidisciplined solutions architect with extensive experience in networking technologies, including projects in network design and implementation for international enterprises. He leverages his experience in cross-discipline technology fields to ensure Insight services and solutions deliver effective, efficient results for our clients and drive value for the business.
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Andrew F. Nelson, CDCT Principal Architect
Andrew Nelson is an architect and technologist with a broad skill set across the data center and cloud landscape. He has just under 30 years of experience across varied industries both as a client and an integrator. Andrew is passionate about transformative projects that adopt cutting-edge technology and drive significant and tangible business value for Insight’s clients. Edge computing, IoT, AI/ML, containers, automation, and SD-WAN/SASE are some of the topics at the top of his mind, as well as all the technology to support those efforts. As a principal architect, Andrew helps shape Insight’s Cloud + Data Center Transformation strategy and efforts in an ever-changing IT landscape.
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Mark Walker, Security Consultant
Mark is a results-oriented professional with more than 35 years of international experience in private and public sector management and IT consulting. Mark has extensive leadership and management experience in complex Lean Six Sigma-based business process improvement, security, and IT &and engineering solution design in the healthcare, aerospace, manufacturing, mining, and government industries. He also holds the HITRUST Certified CSF Practitioner (CCSFP) certification.
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Eron Reece, Senior Architect
Eron is an architect and Aruba Practice Lead at Insight with more than 20 years of combined IT and information security experience. Having obtained five Aruba Networks certifications in the course of more than 10 years of experience with the entire Aruba portfolio, Eron applies his expertise to helping Insight clients identify and implement best-fit network and security solutions.
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Jason Rader, National Director

As part of Insight’s Cloud + Data Center Transformation team, Jason leads the charge to help organizations develop solutions that encompass the latest skills, tools and methodologies to mitigate the risk of cyberthreats.

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Douglas Gatto, Solutions Architect
Douglas Gatto is a senior architect with more than 20 years of IT experience delivering technical services in enterprise networking technologies. Utilizing his expertise and experience across multiple networking and security technologies, Douglas provides clients with unique strategies and solutions to enable customers to modernize and operate more efficiently. Douglas holds numerous enterprise networking certifications, including the Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Routing and Switching. 
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Scott Ellis, Security Consulting Practice Lead for Healthcare & Federal
Scott is a security consulting practice lead with Insight Cloud + Data Center Transformation (CDCT). A former three-time Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) with 10+ years of expertise in the healthcare industry and 20+ years in the federal sector, he’s a seasoned CISO/senior information security professional with practical experience building security programs from the ground up.
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Jeevan John, Regional Principal of Consulting Services

Jeevan helps customers optimize and adapt their IT infrastructure, applications, and processes to meet their growing business demands. His engagements have largely focused on analyzing and designing complex multivendor Virtual Data Centers (VDCs) with requirements of data availability, protection, and business continuity. He has a passion for making IT relevant to business by using a blend of public and private clouds to optimize costs while meeting volatile workload demands.

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John Richardson, Senior Manager
John has more than 20 years of experience in the IT services business with a focus on data center operations and technologies. He helps clients navigate the cloud by leveraging Insight Cloud + Data Center Transformation's skills and resources to secure IT’s future role in the business.
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Juan Orlandini, Chief Architect
Juan researches, recommends, and integrates storage hardware and software technologies and services into Insight Cloud + Data Center Transformation's portfolio. He also consults with customers on storage strategies and technologies. Juan brings more than 20 years of IT experience, serving in a variety of technical services management and engineering positions spanning systems integrators, manufacturers, and internal IT teams.
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Kent Christensen, Practice Director
Kent researches, recommends, and integrates virtualization hardware and software technologies and services into Insight Cloud + Data Center Transformation's portfolio. He also consults with customers on storage consolidation, virtualization, and cloud strategies and technologies. Kent has more than 20 years of IT experience, previously holding IT-related management and software engineering positions at a variety of storage manufacturers and solutions providers.
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Phil O'Konski, Practice Director of Managed Services
Phil leads a highly skilled team that’s dedicated to bringing innovative and effective operational solutions to our clients, consulting on operational, process, and monitoring needs. He brings 20 years of IT experience to Insight Cloud + Data Center Transformation. Previously, Phil held numerous IT positions including IT-related consulting management and leadership for advisory, technical, managed services, application development, and integration consulting.
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Scott Cameron, Principal Solution Architect
Scott collaborates with IT leadership from some of the world’s largest organizations to develop Microsoft Azure cloud solutions. An expert in IT, he is experienced in training, consulting, strategizing, speaking, and blogging. At Insight Cloud + Data Center Transformation, he leads a team of talented cloud experts in creating solutions that simplify and accelerate business.
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John O’Shaughnessy, Architect
Infrastructure Architect and Senior Consultant John O’Shaughnessy helps clients design, build, and maintain diverse and cost-effective cloud, network and data center environments. With nearly 25 years in IT services, John has proven experience engaging with a wide variety of clients at business and IT-organization levels, and leading technical teams through flawless services delivery.
 
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