Greg Beeley from LightSys
Greg Beeley, co-founder and CEO of LightSys Technology Services, has been serving in missions software engineering and IT for over 20 years. His experience includes such areas as information security, software engineering, open-source technologies, networking and WiFi, Linux, and nonprofit operations. Greg also leads LightSys’ Spring Break Code-a-Thon for Missions, which just finished its fifth year. Greg and his wife Dorinda have a huge heart for using technology to help reach the unreached world with Jesus’ love.
Joshua Brower from Defense in Depth
Josh has been crashing computers since his early teens, and now does it full-time as he works in the international NGO community, helping to protect the lives and work of people around the world.
Roy Campbell has worked in various IT related environments for over 30 years. In 1999, he joined a ministry as an IT Tech and started a 16 year journey towards being involved with inner city and majority world projects leveraging technology to serve people in poverty. Currently he’s bootstraping an eLearning company called Learning For Humanity where they are working to use technology for sustainable education. He’s been involved with ICCM since 2001 and is currently a core leader for ICCM-Africa. Roy is married to Carol. His daughters Natalie and Jamie have both attended ICCM’s in the US. In his after hours life, he enjoys playing hockey, is a top-10 ranked Crokinole player, and enjoys board gaming.
Roy’s work currently has him researching low power technology, and overseeing infrastructure development for educational environments in the majority world. He also enjoys discussions and sessions around Culture, Technology, and Spirituality and their interactions with each other.
David Caylor from X31 Technologies
Carl Daudt from Taylor University
Carl Daudt is a member of the Information Technology Department of Taylor University. Together with his wife, Judy Daudt, he is passionate about serving the needs of missionaries in practical ways. They have lived out their desire to support missions through technology and technology related missions, adoption of college aged missionary kids, and commitment to long term relationships with missionaries and the missions community. Carl and Judy served for over eleven years as advisors for the Mu Kappa student organization at Taylor University, an organization for missionary kids in college. Carl is a geophysicist by training, and has maintained connections with international students since his graduate school days. Carl first attended ICCM in 2001 at the JAARS facility in Waxhaw, NC.
Marjorie Garrean from Operation Mobilization
Mark Johnson from Computers in Ministry
Jonathan Meester from Computers in Ministry
Paul Nielsen from Tejon Tech
Paul Nielsen has been involved with ICCM since sometime in the late 90’s. He has authored 8 technical books including the Amazon best-selling SQL Server 2008 Bible, is a 12 time Microsoft MVP, and a former Enterprise Data Architect with Compassion International. Paul focuses on data structures, enterprise workflow, and user experience.
Tom Nurkkala from Taylor University
Shawn Parrish from NodePing
Shawn Parrish is a codemonkey for X31 Technologies. He works remotely from wherever he happens to be (usually Colorado) with his 7 homeschooled kids and a very patient wife. Former missionary to Paraguay.
Aaron Pendleton from Computers in Ministry
Craig Thompson from Caldwell Global Communications
Craig is the President of Caldwell Global Communications, Inc. which specializes in Internet-based services. He has worked with organizations in Asia, Europe, Africa and North and South America on VOIP, VPN, e-mail, firewall and other IT projects. He enjoys using his talents to help missionaries, pastors and similar groups to communicate securely and effectively.
Kevin Weaver from LightSys
Kevin Weaver has more than seventeen years of prior experience as a Windows network engineer. He typically assists a few dozen ministries every year, some on site and some remotely. His key skills are with Windows Servers, Active Directory, Exchange Servers, server hardware and firewalls. He also has management experience via time in the Army and later leading a small IT team at the mission Crossworld. He has led sessions at almost every ICCM in the U.S. since 2006, including a two-day workshop on Windows Server. He also teaches the Bible and theology in various settings.
Ben Woods from Missouri College
Ben has ten years of systems and network experience across a variety of sectors, and is currently the Systems Architect at a Missouri college. Ben’s experience covers a wide variety of specialties, including campus and data center networking, Linux and Windows systems, and storage systems and protocols, which he enjoys using to design and implement end-to-end solutions. Current interests include security, system configuration management/monitoring/automation and storage management and networking.
And more to come…