Category Archives: From the CEO

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

29 May

Windows Package Manager and what you need to know from Build 2020

Microsoft made some exciting announcements at Build 2020 including the introduction of Windows Package Manager and Windows Project Reunion. Listen to Windows expert, Brad Sams, and SmartDeploy CEO, Aaron Suzuki, break down the highlights of Build and stick around until the end for a special SmartDeploy announcement. Microsoft announced Windows Package Manager…finally! Build 2020 began […]

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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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