RickRick Beckers has been an office automation expert all of his adult life.  His career started as an accomplished typewriter repairman when there was one on every desk.  As typewriters found their way to the dumpster and were replaced by word processors and eventually computers Rick evolved with the technology and became one of the first certified network engineers in the state of Michigan.

For the past 30 years Rick Beckers has been designing, installing, and supporting computer networks, telephone systems, security cameras, and all types of business technology solutions for small, medium, and enterprise clients throughout the United States.

As an early adopter of cloud technology, Rick evolved along with the technology and soon became a subject matter expert on the topic.

Rick’s career has included terms as IT Director over the automotive divisions of Black & Decker, Manager of Network Engineering for Sequoia (Large Network Integrator), Director of Engineering for Futurelink (Largest Application Service Provider), and President of Pinnacle Tech / CloudTech1.

Business owners and C-Level executives, from startups to international organizations, from both private and public sector, seek out Rick Beckers’ advice on cloud strategy and migration.  Vendors and channel media organizations call on Rick for input due to his extensive experience.

If you wish to contact Rick Beckers for speaking engagements, consultative advice or other business; you may reach him at his office (855) 6-CLOUD1 x101 or via email at rb@cloudtech1.com .

Most recently Rick Beckers was elected to a position as a Cloud Partners Editorial Advisor.  He is one of only six independent consultants nationwide to have been selected for this role.  Rick was chosen for his deep knowledge of cloud technology and its use as a business solution tool and expense reduction methodology, and his extensive business background.