Category Archives: From the CEO

Announcements and thought leadership from the SmartDeploy CEO, Aaron Suzuki.

26 Sep

Minnesota farm kid turned Seattle tech CEO

Listen to Aaron’s full segment on the Tanner’s Influence podcast here. SmartDeploy CEO, Aaron Suzuki, joined Tanner’s Influence podcast to discuss the path he followed to build two companies, SmartDeploy and Prowess Consulting, without the help of outside funding. Aaron’s leadership style isn’t typical of a Seattle tech industry CEO. Instead of being an unapologetic, […]

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14 Nov

2015 Predictions: IT Strikes Back

I enjoy looking back on the prior year to see if anything happened remotely resembling our collective foresight at SmartDeploy. Some of the trends and events we predicted did occur: the PC market is stabilizing, SaaS is gaining popularity, and we did indeed see some E.U. policy reform relative to cloud services. Pretty much all […]

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22 Jan

Expiring Windows XP

Everyone has talked about it, yet we maintain our own unique perspective around Windows XP end of life. All kinds of crazy stats are still floating around about the disproportionately high rates of workstations that still run Windows XP. I still see the default Windows XP screensaver on displays in restaurants, in hospitals, and in […]

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07 Jan

2013 Predictions

It is a time of great transition in IT and while 2013 won’t bring great change, I predict this will be a year of computing models that mature into the mainstream with only a few surprises. Here are three “best bets” you can bank on for 2013. Forget the Private Cloud – it’s all going […]

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