Making Technology Serve the Needs of Business
With a career beginning in sales and corporate risk management, Jim found his passion for IT during his time at Visi. Jim channeled this passion into his own businesses bringing on board talented engineers, developers, and architects to provide the best IT services in the Twin Cities. As the Co-owner and CEO of Atomic Data, Jim has developed all around service and support for business IT. Jim attended St. John's University.
Fact Jim started his first business at 14 years of age, and has not looked back since.
Scalable and Reliable Technology Solutions
In 1996 Larry began his IT career with several companies as a senior system administrator and network architect before starting both OurFamilyWizard.com and Atomic Data. As Co-owner, Larry has been with Atomic Data since 2001 as the Chief Technology Officer and Level III Infrastructure Engineer/Architect. Larry studied Computer Science at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities.
Fact Larry is an avid downhill skiier.
Bringing a customer-first view to technology
Faysal started playing with technology in his early teens and in high school held an internship for a local tech company. Since then, his career has covered many market segments that have each given him a wide breadth of first hand knowledge of what makes a business excel. Faysal strives to bring a customer-first view to the technology world seeking to simplify a complex environment so better business decisions can be made. Faysal earned his degree in Political Science from the University of Minnesota as well as a Masters In Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas.
Fact Faysal is also the CFO of the Morningside Athletic Club
Melding Human Capital with Technology Potential
Chief Information Officer
Beginning in 1994, Mark has garnered expertise in a diverse background of IT, law and business. Working his way up from a technologist at our sister company, The Foundation, Mark filled the role of Director of Special Projects with Atomic Data. In addition to owning Abbott Systems, Inc. Mark is the Chief Technology Officer at The Foundation and the Chief Information Officer with Atomic Data. Mark has a Computer Science degree from Macalester College with a JD and MBA from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities.
Fact Won a regional science fair by measuring the energy of burning rhinoceros waste.
Living and Breathing Computers Since '83
Director of Network Engineering
Mike has spent the past 20 years designing and managing both hosting and server solutions. Having served as the CTO of VISI and ipHouse, he brings a level of virtual platform expertise matched by few others. As the Director of Network Engineering, he manages Atomic's team of expert infrastructure engineers.
Fact Prior to entering the IT world, Mike was stationed with the US Army in West Germany.
Consultative Solutions, Not Overbearing Sales
In 1999 Jonathan heard a calling to the Internet world and has been providing IP Sales, Support and Product Development for Minneapolis area ever since. Jonathan spent five and a half years at Visi learning the ins and outs of the industry and honed his skills for the last two years at ipHouse. Now with Atomic Data, Jonathan brings extensive knowledge of the IP industry, which allows him to find the best IP solutions for our clients. Jonathan attended the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities.
Fact Was 15 when working in the production booth for his first live television broadcast.
Reliable Processes are the Key to Success
Director of NOC/Service Desk/LAN
Patrick began his IT career by accepting a position leading a small Computer Operations department for Lifetouch National School Studios. He was able to grow that department into a valued Corporate partner over the course of a 13 year career. He brings extensive Data Center and Service Management skills that will assist in the leadership of the NOC & Service Desk areas. Patrick has a Chemical Engineering degree from Mississippi State University and is a Certified Data Center Professional.
Fact Conquered fear of heights by skydiving.
Bridging the Gap Between Sales and Delivery
Director of Client Services
Andrew began his career in the retail pharmacy business and quickly translated that into an IT career starting in healthcare. Throughout the last seventeen years, he has held a number of IT leadership roles overseeing application development, infrastructure services, and project and program management offices. Andrew brings a client focus and strong project management practices.
Fact Andrew lived in India for 2+ years overseeing an offshore IT application development entity.
We Find the Best People and Help Them Grow
Manager of Human Resources and Recruiting
Starting out at Best Buy Chris quickly became a leader and moved to Apple as a Mac specialist and manager. Chris has brought his IT and HR skills to Atomic Data as our Director of Human Resources and Recruiting. Chris is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa.
Fact Led the Ridgedale Apple Store in the product launches of the iPhone and iPad.
Developing Software Solutions for Business Needs
Director of Software Solutions
Prior to joining Atomic Data, Mark was a Senior Software Architect and Practice Lead with 1543AD, now a part of Atomic Data. He also spent considerable time with Appolis, Inc., PolarFab, Inetium, Inc., and VTC, Inc. working his way up from a Development Technician to a Senior Solutions Developer and Product Manager. Mark is a graduate of Anoka-Hennepin Technical College.
Fact Has volunteered with USA Cup Soccer Tournament since 1993.
Filling the Gap Between You and Best Practice
Microsoft Engineering Architect
Prior to joining Atomic Data, Ryan owned and operated a small IT support firm in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro area, now a part of Atomic Data. Ryan is a graduate of Hennepin County Technical College.
Fact Once owned a coffee shop.