Iddea Group is pleased to announce their launch of a NWI Open Technology Community that will serve as an online technology brain trust and open forum for IT professionals and small business leaders in Northwest Indiana. This community will foster online discussion, interaction and recommendations to real-world technology challenges facing small and medium sized businesses seeking open and transparent advice. In addition to the online nature of this endeavor, Iddea Group will also be sponsoring frequent meet-ups for the group to meet and socialize in person.
To kick off this community, Iddea Group will be conducting a series of free and exclusive networking breakfast events to help educate professionals on one of the most powerful and impactful technologies currently emerging in I.T. - virtualization. The second event, focused on virtualization in the legal world, is scheduled to be held from 9 am to 11 am on April 8th at Strongbow Restaurant in Valparaiso, IN.
This event is open to the public, and you are encouraged to attend if you have any questions or interests.
When: Thursday, April 8th, 2010 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Where: Strongbow 2405 E US 30 Valparaiso, IN 46383
John Mario brings to Iddea Group over 20 years of extensive sales, consulting services, and management experience, including over 10 years of focus on virtualization and storage technologies. Prior to launching Iddea Group, John honed his skills at Chester Technologies and Zones Consulting Services, and was a founding partner at Xcedex Midwest. John is a lifelong resident of Northwest Indiana, currently residing in Chesterton with his wife and three children. An active volunteer in the community, John is Board President emeritus for Saint Patrick School and is currently on the board of Northwest Indiana Futbol Club.
As a founding partner, Mike brings over two decades of experience in production, operations, sales and management in diverse industries, including agriculture, finance, leadership training and IT for firms such as Franklin Covey, GE Capital and Chester Technologies. This breadth and depth of experience has helped shape the Iddea Group as an innovator in the effective application of virtual IT across all aspects of an organization. Mike is a life-long resident of Northwest Indiana, where he lives with his wife of 23 years and their three children.