Chicago, IL, November 13, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- YJT Solutions, LLC, a managed service provider based in Chicago, announced today that Lane Smith, President of YJT, was named to Nine Lives Media’s sixth annual MSPmentor 250. The global list identifies the world’s leading Managed Services Provider (MSP) executives, entrepreneurs, experts, coaches and community leaders. You can see the entire list at: http://www.mspmentor.net/top250
Lane was listed on MSPmentor’s 250 in 2008, 2009, 2010 and this year’s list proves to be even richer and deeper with MSP executives from across the globe. In order to be considered for the 2013 edition of the MSPmentor 250, individuals had to be nominated via the global readership survey. For the final selection a range of factors were considered, including executive experience, innovations, momentum, track record, and overall achievement.
“I was thrilled and honestly not surprised to see Lane Smith on this distinguished list,” said Linda Maclachlan, founder and CEO of YJT Solutions. “He is passionate about driving innovation into how managed services are delivered.”
“I am honored to be once again recognized as a member of the MSPmentor 250," said Lane Smith, President of YJT Solutions. "To be included among so many other top MSP executives who are helping to shape the global managed services market is gratifying."
Lane started his career deeply rooted in IT, managing computer networks and systems before moving into management and senior leadership. He spent 11 years as CEO and President of Do IT Smarter. After selling that company, he provided advisory services to MSPs, where he was introduced to YJT Solutions. Recognizing the superior technical depth of YJT, developed through their 12 years of successfully supporting the trading industry, combined with their top-tier support levels, he joined the firm as Director of Operations and was promoted to President after just three months.
Through programs, initiatives and community involvement Lane has been influential in the managed services industry since its beginning and recognized by many as a true Pioneer in the managed services industry.
About YJT Solutions
YJT Solutions is a unique full-service IT managed service partner in Chicago, IL, offering a complete range of high-value capabilities designed to help customers optimize the efficiency and excellence of their organization’s IT operations. We have successfully supported trading firms, some of the world's most demanding IT customers, for over a decade. We have invented new standards of care and response to build our stellar reputation in this industry. Now we're bringing that new standard to Chicagoland businesses.
About Nine Lives Media
Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton, defines emerging IT media markets and disrupts established IT media markets. The company’s IT channel-centric online communities include MSPmentor (www.MSPmentor.net), The VAR Guy (www.TheVARguy.com) and Talkin’ Cloud (www.TalkinCloud.com).
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