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Killing IT Podcast

A Closer Look at all things IT

About the Killing IT podcast

Welcome to the Killing IT Podcast !!!

This podcast is a great example of BOGSAT – Bunch of Guys Sitting Around a Table. We all got together one day to talk about working together, figuring out how we could contribute to the broader IT Community . . . and have fun doing it. One of the big take-aways of that day was the Killing IT Podcast.

We are all interesting in broadening the conversation. What the hell does that mean? Well, we realized that we see a lot of “silos of knowledge.” And even more, we see silos of analysis, silos of understanding, and silos of philosophy. Too many people only talk with others in their tiny little worlds.

This is true within the SMB (small and medium business) IT community. It’s also true in the mid-market. And it’s rampant in the enterprise space. But even within each of these, programmers talk to programmers, marketing people talk to marketing people, and support techs talk to support techs.

We also LOVE the emerging world of emerging technology. Humility aside, the three hosts have built some amazing companies, sold some amazing stuff, and help guide the IT industry to where it is today. We love all this nerdy stuff and can’t wait to figure out where it all goes.

We looked for a hole that no one was filling. And we think we found it in a conscious effort to widen the circle. We want o bring in all the people who are working on IoT, LED, Lidar, LI-FI, blockchain, AI, robots, VR/AR, robotics, 3D printing, and so much more. We are constantly looking for the opportunities to integrate all these emerging skill sets.

We are funny, irreverent, intellectual, analytical, entrepreneurial, and excited about where all this stuff is going. We truly live in what Karl calls “The Exponential Century.” With luck, we can help you grab your share of the many gold mines emerging in new technology.

Your feedback is always welcome!

  • Dave
  • Ryan
  • Karl

 

Ryan Morris

Ryan Morris

Market Analyst / Consultant

 Ryan Morris, Principal Consultant for Morris Management Partners, has more than 24 years of experience in sales, marketing, and management in the B2B industry – specifically focused on building successful multi-tier channel solutions and profitable solution provider businesses.

Ryan has been a pioneering voice for the development of business models and real strategies for the solution provider, managed services, and cloud solutions markets.

Karl W. Palachuk

Karl W. Palachuk

Author, Speaker, Trainer

Karl W. Palachuk is a speaker and author who has trained technology consultants and business owners all over the world. He’s the author of nineteen books, including most of the best-selling books on the topic “managed services.”

Karl speaks on work/life balance (“Relax Focus Succeed”), emerging trends, best business practices, and the emerging trends of small business technology. You can always find him at www.smallbizthoughts.com or www.smallbizthoughts.org.

Dave Sobel

Dave Sobel

Veteran IT Channel and MSP expert with deep connections and insight to technology

 Dave is regarded as a leading expert on IT and managed services, cloud computing, and virtualization, and is a featured speaker at industry events including Channel Partners, Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, IT Nation, SITS London, and as a CompTIA trainer at multiple events, and is often quoted in business and technology publications.

Dave started his career as a consultant to Fortune 500 companies, as well as a product developer and designer. He owned and operated a IT Solution Provider and MSP for over a decade, both acquiring other organizations and eventually being acquired.

Since his MSP experience, he has worked for multiple vendors at such companies as Level Platforms, GFI, LogicNow, and Solarwinds, leading community, event, marketing, and product strategies, as well as several M&A activities.