Meet your instructors
Sean Patrick Tario
Founder & Managing Partner
Sean is a seasoned IT professional, entrepreneur, author, and investor. Over the years, he has worked with hundreds of start-ups and scaling companies as a general advisor, director, consultant, professional trainer, and award-winning sales producer. He has personally produced over 30 high-impact sales and data center marketplace training events across the country, and his firm has negotiated and closed hundreds of data center and hosting contracts with service providers around the world. Sean also spends his time serving as an industry advocate through his work with the Internet Infrastructure Coalition (I2C) and Digital Education Institute (DEI) in Washington DC.
Todd Smith has had a successful career in direct sales, sales management, channel sales management, and operations management. Prior to becoming an independent advisor, he served in multiple roles from 2007 to 2013 with CyrusOne, a globally recognized, publicly traded leader in the fast growing data center colocation market. During Todd’s tenure with CyrusOne, he was an instrumental part in developing and directing the CyrusOne Channel, Customer Service, Account Management, and Contract Renewal departments.