A 12-year veteran of the IT industry, Robb Patterson is a leading technology consultant and advisor to businesses and community organizations, as well as a sought after speaker and writer, in the New York Metro Area.
In 2011, Robb joined Progressive Computing Inc, which designs, installs and maintains computer networks for small and mid-sized companies, as business development manager. In this role, he’s responsible for establishing new client relationships and acting as an account manager, working closely with PCI’s IT technicians to ensure each client’s total satisfaction.
Robert began his career as a freelance web designer, and then became a system administrator for a 40-user not-for-profit organization where he developed and managed the logistics department in addition to their computer network.
In 2005, he founded the New York Small Business Server Group (NYSBS), which has grown into one of the largest SMB-focused technology peer groups in the world. With Robert leading the way as its acting president, NYSBS’ 280+ members share industry best practices, collaborate to solve challenges, educate one another, and benefit from positive relationships with leading hardware and software vendors.
An active member of the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, he serves as Co-Chair of its Tech Committee, developing and supporting technology-related events, and its Mid-Market Committee, which will build the Chamber’s mid-size business membership.
Since 2010, Robert has been on the steering committee for the New York Business Expo & Conference, an annual event that features 200 exhibitors and 40 seminars, and attracts more than 10,000 executives..
In 2013, Patterson was named to the SMB 150 List, as one of 150 worldwide IT channel influencers.
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Room #2 – Business Growth & Development