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Michael Howell

Field Technician

Hobbies: Video Games, Pool, Darts, Music, and Reading.

Favorite Video Games: Path of Exile, Fallout 3, Dark Souls, and Guitar Hero.

Favorite Movies: Bladerunner 2049, Big Trouble in Little China, and The Big Lebowski.

Favorite TV Shows: Mr. Robot, Better Call Saul, and Rick & Morty.

Michael was born and raised in the western suburbs of Chicago. His journey into Information Technology started in 1990 when he became a system operator of his own bulletin board system at ten years old. Throughout decades in the industry, he’s worked for a few startups, became a business analyst at VISA, and started his own technology business.

Michael has dedicated his life to technology and enjoys helping others start and succeed in IT. Over the years, he’s built an extensive social network and attended various technical conferences throughout the country.

In his spare time, he enjoys playing pool to compete in various tournaments, playing guitar, working on IoT projects, and studying the intricacies of computer security.