Each day, the flood of technology news hits.  In an industry that always changes, those who deliver technology services need to focus on the information that matters to them.  The Business of Tech podcast focuses on the news you need to know.   Covering both the story and why it matters to the way services are created and delivered, channel veteran Dave Sobel brings you up to speed and gives you resources to go deeper.   With insights and analysis, this five minute podcast focuses on the knowledge you need to be effective, profitable, and relevant.

The podcast is hosted by Dave Sobel, a leading expert in the delivery of technology services with broad experience in both technology and business.    He owned and operated an IT Solution Provider and MSP for over a decade, both acquiring other organizations and eventually being acquired.  This firm was a winner of multiple awards, including Kaseya’s Cutting Edge and ConnectWise’s Best New Idea, as well as being a finalist for Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner of the Year in the Small Business Specialist category.    After his MSP experience, he 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.

He was named a CRN Channel Chief multiple times, to the CRN UK A-List, as a Channel Futures Circle of Excellence winner, to Channel Pro’s 20/20 Visionaries, and has been an MSPmentor 250 member for multiple years  Dave has been recognized as one of the top virtualization experts globally as a Microsoft MVP for Virtualization. and author of “Virtualization: Defined.  A Primer for the SMB Consultant.” Dave has served on the executive council for Managed Services and Emerging Technologies, the Vendor Advisory Council, as founding Chair for the Mobility Community for CompTIA.

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Embracing customer experience in small companies with Jason S Bradshaw

From teenage entrepreneur to global thought leader and coach. Jason S Bradshaw started his first business at 14 and since those beginnings has worked with some of the worlds most recognizable brands like Target and Volkswagen. He is the best selling…

Orrin Klopper Part 2, on culture, M&A and what the future looks like

Orrin Klopper is the CEO of Netsurit, which he co-founded 24 years ago during the lead-up to Y2K. At the time, organizations were being ripped off by IT companies and paying a fortune for the technology they did not need. He is always innovating new…

Per “The Price Whisperer” Sjofors on pricing mistakes & the money left on the table

Per is a thought-leader in everything pricing strategy and how companies can use pricing to drive higher growth, sales volume, and profits. He is a sought-after speaker for various conferences, appears regularly on podcasts and business radio shows,…

Mon Nov-7-2022: Programming Notes for this week

Acronis CyberFit Summit Day One Newscast: Acronis CyberFit Summit Day Two Newscast: IT Nation Connect 2022 Newscast:         Do you want to get the show on your podcast app or the written versions of the stories? Subscribe to…

Finding 60K in customer’s businesses with a unique differentiation: Orrin Klopper of Netsurit

Orrin Klopper is the CEO of Netsurit, which he co-founded 24 years ago during the lead-up to Y2K. At the time, organizations were being ripped off by IT companies and paying a fortune for the technology they did not need. He is always innovating new…

Fri Nov-4-2022: Productivity drops to lowest level since 40’s, and the second ransomware summit

Two things to know today AND   Do you want the show on your podcast app or the written versions of the stories? Subscribe to the Business of Tech: subscribe/   Support the show on Patreon:    Want our stuff?  Cool…

Thu Nov-3-2022: Cloud spend, pay transparency hits, and new cybersecurity performance goals

Three things to know today     AND   Do you want the show on your podcast app or the written versions of the stories? Subscribe to the Business of Tech: subscribe/   Support the show on Patreon:    Want our…

Wed Nov-2-2022: Break-fix is back, says Datto; AD Servers attack, and NY right-to-repair

Three things to know today AND     Do you want to get the show on your podcast app or the written versions of the stories? Subscribe to the Business of Tech: subscribe/   Support the show on Patreon:    Want our…

Tue Nov-01-2022: SaaS demand, Tech worker job listing decline, US cyber in Ukraine

Three things to know today AND   Do you want to get the show on your podcast app or the written versions of the stories? Subscribe to the Business of Tech: subscribe/   Support the show on Patreon:    Want our stuff?  Cool…