Google

Google is an American multinational technology company focusing on online advertising, search engine technology, cloud computing, computer software, quantum computing, e-commerce, artificial intelligence, and consumer electronics.




Taylor Ferguson

Taylor Ferguson serves as Google’s Head of Government Affairs and Public Policy in the Southeast, United States. He brings nearly a decade of political, government and campaign experience. In this new role, Taylor focuses on protecting the technology company’s interests across a variety of issues related to advertising, social media and artificial intelligence.

Before joining Google, Taylor served as Director of Government and Regulatory Affairs for Parallel, the largest private medical cannabis company in the country. In that role he helped the company build relationships with state and local governments while navigating a maze of complex industry regulations.

Taylor has held several positions within Florida politics and state government, as well as in Washington, DC on Capitol Hill. Taylor previously worked as the Legislative Aide to Florida Senate Appropriations Chairman Rob Bradley, where he helped facilitate allocations for the state’s $100 billion balanced budget. He has also served as a Legislative Aide to former Hillsborough County State Representative Jake Raburn. During the 2018 election season, Taylor played an integral role in a key Florida State Senate race, which led to a landslide victory and secured a majority for the incoming Senate President.

Taylor is a Palm Beach native, now based in Tampa, and a graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University with a bachelor’s degree in political communication.

Taylor Ferguson
Head of Government Affairs & Public Policy Southeast, US

AC4S Technologies

AC4S Technologies is a Hybrid Cloud Solutions provider.  We help business customers with their technology requirements –  from managing IT networks & a centralized HelpDesk, to Cloud Services, Data migrations, hardware & software solutions, Cybersecurity posture and Penetration Testing.  Including our latest product offering:  Smart Buildings.  But the real way we differentiate ourselves is with world class customer service and support.




Hugh S. Campbell

Hugh S. Campbell is a Founder and Owner of AC4S.   AC4S is an award winning Professional Services company which has generated over $350 Million dollars in revenues over the last 15 years. His latest venture is a Hybrid Cloud Solutions company – AC4S Technologies – which helps companies migrate to the Cloud. He is also the President of Palm Global Services, Ltd with its Head Office in the British Virgin Islands with an international cadre of over 160 employees overseas.

Hugh has started 5 companies and sold two.  The first company he started was with Venture Capitalists based in New York City during the Dotcom era.  He has also started three other companies – two of which have grown into multi-million dollar companies – with his own resources.

Prior to starting AC4S, he was a Co-Founder and Vice President of Engineering for Accelacom, Inc. – a high speed internet company funded by the Venture Capital firm Dolphin Equity Partners based in New York.  Prior to that post, he served Intermedia Communications as the Director of Engineering for that company’s nationwide data communications network, supporting thousands of customers and generating revenues of over $200 million annually.

Mr. Campbell is a 1988 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and he holds a M.S. in Telecommunications Management from Golden Gate University.  He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, the CEO Council of Tampa Bay and St Joseph Hospital.  He is a member of the IT Senior Manager’s Forum (ITSMF) and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity.  He also serves on the Keiser University Advisory Board for Cybersecurity.

Hugh S. Campbell
President

Newgentek

 

 

Newgentek is a systems integrator focused on being a strategic partner for our clients.  Our Restaurant and Retail division serves multi-unit restaurant and retail operators and our Unified Communications division serves corporate and enterprise clients.  Our goal in both divisions is to turn customers’ infrastructure, network, point-of-sale, and audio visual requirements of any complexity into manageable, easy to use solutions through our industry leading workplace transformation processes.




Chon Nguyen

Chon Nguyen is a successful entrepreneur based in Tampa, Florida. At a young age, he started an IT managed services business that is still growing today. His strong interest in the hospitality industry led him to develop a kitchen recipe solution software for multi-unit restaurants, and he also became a partner at The Proper House restaurant group. In 2017, he created Newgentek to provide end-to-end, turnkey technology solutions for multi-unit operators, hospitality and enterprise markets.

Chon Nguyen
Founder and CEO

Haneke Design

Haneke Design is a custom software development firm focused on delivering user-centered solutions for connected devices. Our core services center on iOS and Android mobile application design and development and website/web application design and development.Haneke Design has been designing and developing mobile applications since the iOS and Android platforms were first made available, and has been designing interactive digital user experiences for the web for over fifteen years. The Haneke Design team is comprised of a cohesive, creative and dedicated group of designers, developers, and project managers all collaborating in our downtown Tampa office. Haneke Design completes all design and development work on-site so team members can work closely during all project phases to ensure open and constant communication. This not only fosters our iterative approach, but it ensures that industry best practices are considered, discussed and applied to ideas, business objectives and project deliverables throughout the entire project lifecycle. The Haneke Design client base ranges from start-up companies, to small-to-medium sized organizations, to Fortune 500 companies. The common denominator across that base is a client looking to deliver high quality, enterprise applications and turnkey solutions that meet, and often exceed, the expectations of their end users.




Jody Haneke

Jody Haneke is the President & Founder of Haneke Design in Tampa, FL. A graduate of Ringling College of Art & Design, he has always had a passion for all things design. Since then, Jody Haneke transformed the graphic and interactive design agency he established in 2002 into a full-service custom software development company. Jody now employs more than 23 full-time staff developing custom digital solutions from its downtown Tampa studio. Jody plays an integral role in keeping the technology community in Tampa thriving by partnering with the American Marketing Association and Tampa Bay Technology Forum. In addition, he is an Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Tampa Entrepreneurship Center and recently joined the Chairman’s Board of the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation. Haneke Design has won over 50+ design and user experience awards throughout the years and continues to expand its business solutions with a core commitment to process and innovation.

Jody Haneke
President & Founder