Speaker: Cameron Stone

Cameron Stone works with the managed service provider channel in the eastern half of North America.  Before Webroot, he managed the Canadian Business channel with Mercury Payments. He is enthusiastic about technology, security, snowboarding, and craft beer.


Speaker: Robert Howard

Rob Howard is a B2B sales, marketing and business development professional w/ 36 yrs. of experience, including 22 yrs. in mid-level, management and leadership roles including global responsibilities. Resided in Switzerland, 2009 – 2012. He has deep and diversified direct sales experience to OEM’s and 3rd parties within the Life Sciences, Energy, Semiconductor, Defense and Aerospace sectors, including many of the 100 largest global corporations in these market spaces. Rob is the principal of RC Howard & Associates, LLC – authorized Sandler Training Center located in Lake Carillon Park in north St. Petersburg, FL.

He developed a brand and reputation as a leader, coach and mentor who achieves sustained results with a team approach grounded in ethics, strong process orientation with commitment to strategy and empowerment, talent development and continuous improvement. He mentors / coaches many of his former direct reports. Rob is a dynamic public speaker with extensive applied experience and knowledge in strategic commercial processes including sales, recruiting, hiring, talent and team development, business development, business qualification, business strategy / strategy deployment, product launches, marketing, Voice of the Customer and Focus Groups. Rob’s top career accomplishments include: sales growth of 7.2% CAGR and 98% customer retention (1994-2006) at Parker Hannifin; 78% project win rate and sales growth of 3.4% CAGR (2007-2014) at IMI-Norgren. He has managed and led global commercial teams and staff sizes to 38 people. Rob has resided in Pinellas County, FL since 1984, with assignments in Switzerland (2009-2013) and Manchester, NH (2006).


Speaker: Christine Gassman

Partner Development | Datto

Christine Gassman has successfully revamped, implemented, and continues to manage a comprehensive Datto Partner Plus program, a resource that focuses on business development and support for more than 8,000 Datto partners worldwide. Christine represents Datto at numerous industry trade shows and other events throughout the year, connecting with partners face to face. She is passionate about working with partners to help them maximize their relationship with Datto and to help them grow their business.


Speaker: Dennis O’Connell

Dennis has been in the computer industry for over 30 years.  He served in the US Air Force for 5 ½ years where he flew computers.  He spent 20 years with Hewlett Packard in sales and sales management roles.  After retiring from HP, he worked for large and small VARs / MSPs.  As a business owner, he understands the demands placed on an owner so his role as Director of Business Development for Taylor Business Group is a perfect match for his skills and his passion.

Growing up in Pittsburgh, PA, his favorite memory is being in Three Rivers Stadium for the Immaculate Reception on December 23, 1972.  This is the play that fueled the four Super Bowl wins in the 1970s.  He is also happily married for 38 years with two beautiful daughters and a son-in-law.