What’s your work-life philosophy?
I love working for UDT so you could say that my work-life philosophy is “work is life”. When I’m not working, you can find me volunteering, working in the community garden or playing Overwatch on Xbox Live.
What do you like best about working at UDT?
UDT has been an amazing place to work because they enable me to provide my customers with a uniquely tailored solution suited for their environment. UDT is truly a “value-added reseller” with a focus on providing more than “just boxes” and instead provide clients with a complete solution from conception to architectural design to implementation.
How are companies investing in technology in the greater Nashville area?
Nashville is one of the fastest growing cities in the country. We are a big healthcare town but also one of the largest markets for distribution and logistics. Both of these industries are being challenged by the rapid growth and are focusing on leveraging cloud and implementing the latest security solutions.
What are the greatest opportunities for UDT in the greater Nashville area?
Nashville is one of the fastest growing IT markets in the county and as a result, cloud and security are the largest areas of future investment. The rapid growth has caused IT professionals to leverage cloud solutions that allow them to respond quickly to the rapidly changing needs of their business. UDT has partnered with IT security to educate, support, implement and manage the latest security technology best suited to their environment.
How can Nashville-based companies better leverage technology to advance their mission?
The demands on IT groups have increased and it is impossible to keep up with business demands. Companies that have leveraged UDT’s managed services have found they can offload the “day-to-day upkeep” of their environment. By leveraging UDT managed services, IT teams can focus on innovation and growth without being distracted by a ticket queue.
People would be surprised if they knew you…
Love adventure! I have lived in Thailand (crossed the border in Myanmar to document human right abuses for the UN), climbed Mt. Rainer and Mt. Saint Helens, and play D1 Soccer for Oregon State University.
What do you enjoy doing in your time off?
I love the outdoors, so if I’m not playing video games you can find me camping in the Smokey Mountains.