About Erick Simpson


Erick SimpsonErick Simpson is an IT Channel, MSP and Cloud Business Improvement and M&A Expert.

Co-Founder, Senior Vice President and CIO of SPC International Online, Erick Simpson is a strategic IT business executive and organization development consultant experienced in improving top and bottom-line business performance by increasing operational efficiencies, boosting marketing and lead generation outcomes, accelerating sales velocity and shortening sales cycles and maximizing service delivery efficiencies.

An expert in IT channel growth strategy development and execution; and one of the most prolific, recognized and sought-after IT, Cloud and Managed Services business improvement and transformation experts, consultants, authors and speakers in the industry, Erick has contributed to numerous industry publications and events and authored over 40 business improvement best practice guides and 4 best-selling books, including “The Guide to a Successful Managed Services Practice”, the definitive book on Managed Services, and the follow-ups in his Managed Services Series “The Best I.T. Sales & Marketing BOOK EVER!” and “The Best I.T. Service Delivery BOOK EVER!” and “The Best NOC and Service Desk Operations BOOK EVER!”.

Erick leverages over 20 years of experience in the IT industry as an Enterprise CIO, VAR, MSP, Vendor, Educator, Advisor and Consultant; and over 600 successful strategic vendor, manufacturer, distributor and IT solution provider, MSP and Cloud practice consulting engagements to deliver successful business improvement and transformation outcomes for his clients.

Erick's Simpson's Experience and Qualifications

  • 99+ Consulting
  • 99+ Strategy
  • 99+ Management
  • 99+ Solution Selling
  • 99+ IT Service Management
  • 99+ Vendor Management
  • 99+ Managed Services
  • 99+ Cloud Computing
  • 99+ SaaS

Keynotes, Speaking Engagements, Breakout Sessions and Workshops Delivered Include:

  • Over 800 Training Sessions during 60+ MSP University and SPC International Boot Camps
  • Over 100 Workshops for IT Solution Providers and MSPs
  • Multiple Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference
  • Multiple Nationwide Microsoft Events
  • Multiple Intel Channel Partner Conferences and Events
  • Multiple Cisco Partner Events
  • Multiple Ingram Micro Seismic, Cloud Summit and Partner Events
  • Multiple Tech Data Channel Link Events
  • Multiple CompTIA Breakaway Events
  • Multiple SMB Nation Events
  • Multiple ChannelPro Events
  • Multiple Autotask Community Live Events
  • Multiple ConnectWise IT Nation Partner Summit Events
  • Multiple Chartec Partner Training Events
  • Multiple HTG Peer Group Conference Events
  • Multiple Microsfoft TS2 Partner Events
  • Multiple Watchguard Partner Events
  • Multiple Expetec National Conference Events
  • Multiple CMIT National Conference Events
  • Multiple ICCA Annual Conference Events
  • Multiple SMBSummit Annual Conference Events
  • Multiple SBSMigration Annual Conference Events
  • Hundreds of Webinars for Channel Partners, Manufacturers, Vendors and Distributors
  • Over 600 IT Solution Provider Partner Engagements
  • Business Improvement Strategies Used By Over 30,000 IT Providers Worldwide

Buy- and sell-side Merger, Acquisition and Integration expertise with successful strategic engagements for clients in:

  • California
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Illinois
  • Kansas
  • Maryland
  • Missouri
  • North Carolina
  • New Jersey
  • Oklahoma
  • New York
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Ingram Micro Cloud Summit Strategic Advisor
  • Microsoft TS2 5W50, 5W25 Presenter for over 50 Events
  • Ingram Micro Channel Transformation Alliance EMEA Strategic Advisor
  • Cisco Go To Market Program Development Advisor
  • Ingram Micro Seismic Program Development Advisor
  • Expetec IT Industry Advisory Council Strategic Advisor
  • Microsoft Local Engagement Team Advisor Nationwide
  • Intel Go To Market Program Development Advisor
  • Microsoft SBSC Partner Advisory Board Strategic Advisor
  • Zenith Infotech Go To Market Program Development Advisor
  • 100 Most Visible Channel Leaders – Jay McBain
  • Managed Services Thought Leader – MSP Mentor
  • 2 Time 20/20 Visionary Award Recipient – ChannelPro
  • Industry Expert Appointment – Kaseya
  • HTG Peer Groups Strategic Training Partner Appointment
  • SMB 150 Award Recipient – SMB Nation
  • Managed Services Advisory Council Appointment – CompTIA
  • MSP of the Year Australia Judge’s Panel Appointment – Kaseya
  • 3 Time MSPMentor 250 Award Recipient – MSP Mentor
  • IT Industry Advisory Council Appointment – Expetec Technology Services
  • DISC Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst – CPBA
  • PIAV Certified Professional Values Analyst – CPVA
  • IBM Sales Performance Management
  • Question Based Selling Methodologies Certified
  • Question Based Selling Advanced Methodologies Certified
  • Platinum Level Expert Author
  • Microsoft Certified Professional – MCP
  • Microsoft Small Business Specialist – SBSC
  • Microsoft Dynamics C5 – Small Business Server
  • Microsoft Advanced Small Business Solution Provider
  • Microsoft OEM Hardware Solutions System Building
  • Microsoft Midmarket Solution Provider
  • Microsoft SBSC Networking Solutions
  • Microsoft Dynamics Point of Sale

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