Martha Young has more than 19 years of experience in the technology market and is a partner in Nova Amber, LLC, a consulting firm. Martha is a partner in Nova Amber, LLC, a consulting firm. She has founded two startups and has more than 19 years of experience in the technology market. Her accounts include Fortune 500 companies, as well as new entrants in the business automation market. She has consulted with Lockheed Martin, Coors Brewery, and Peterson AFB on a variety of business-enabling technologies. Martha is actively involved in the outsourcing solutions channel market and was instrumental in the development and launch of the Global MSP Network consortium. She has been published in Business Communications Review, MicroTimes, Network World, OutsourcingCentral.com, and Informa, an Australian trade publication. Martha is presently conducting speaking engagements in which she provides an introduction to business process virtualization. Martha holds a bachelor of science in international business from the University of Colorado.
Michael Jude, Ph.D., is a well-known industry analyst with more than 20 years of experience in telecommunications and management automation. Michael manages accounts with some of the leading management solution vendors. He has been published in Network World, where he wrote a weekly column on the service provider space for nearly a year, as well as Business Communications Review, Ad Astra, IEEE Spectrum, and Front Range Tech Biz. Michael has a Ph.D. in decision science from Walden University, where he wrote a dissertation titled "Hidden Impacts: the Effect of Regulation on The Creative Individual." Additionally, he has a bachelor's and a master's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Colorado.