CURRENT
Director of Managed Services


PAST
Partner, DGF Motorsports Inc. (June 2010 to Present)

CTO, The Chip Merchant (December 2016 to April 2018)

Global CIO/CTO, FTS Managed Services, LLC (December 2016 to April 2018)

Senior Managed Services Specialist, Haladon Technologies, Inc. (November 2010 to December 2016)

Systems Engineer, MT Business Technologies (October 2007 to November 2010)


EDUCATION
Coleman University

Chad Root

Director of Managed Services

" My Attitude has always been, if you fall flat on your face, at least you’re moving forward. All you have to do is get back up and try again—Richard Branson "
Chad is the Director of the Managed Services Department at Ready Computing, overseeing both private and public sectors. He manages the day-to-day technical operations of Ready’s ongoing support program. He has over 27 years of experience across a broad-range of industries and extensive expertise in aligning global business strategies with technology trends. He possesses a strong emphasis in leading development, implementation, and ongoing execution for both domestic and international organizations—ensuring adherence to industry best practices, processes, and compliance. Chad is adept at analyzing market conditions and facilitating techniques that yield improved effectiveness of company processes and also in his team. This, ultimately, aids Ready Computing in increasing its overall profitability. Lastly, he is skilled in the establishment and facilitation of scalable executive management teams that are focused on the utilization and implementation of agile development methodologies and standards.
 
Chad possesses an entrepreneur’s mindset that is meshed with a positive and motivating team management style. He has a proven ability to oversee and maintain operating budgets, projects, and diverse teams. With 15 years of experience in delivering IT Services, he has been instrumental in the development and procurement of current and future support programs that Ready Computing offers to its clients. His team relies on him for his sound guidance and ability to help generate team cohesion and morale. Most recently, in 2018, Chad was honored with a nomination for the Top Tech Execs Award in San Diego County.


Chad Root

Director of Managed Services

My Attitude has always been, if you fall flat on your face, at least you’re moving forward. All you have to do is get back up and try again—Richard Branson

CURRENT
Director of Managed Services

PAST
Partner, DGF Motorsports Inc. (June 2010 to Present)

CTO, The Chip Merchant (December 2016 to April 2018)

Global CIO/CTO, FTS Managed Services, LLC (December 2016 to April 2018)

Senior Managed Services Specialist, Haladon Technologies, Inc. (November 2010 to December 2016)

Systems Engineer, MT Business Technologies (October 2007 to November 2010)


EDUCATION
Coleman University
Chad is the Director of the Managed Services Department at Ready Computing, overseeing both private and public sectors. He manages the day-to-day technical operations of Ready’s ongoing support program. He has over 27 years of experience across a broad-range of industries and extensive expertise in aligning global business strategies with technology trends. He possesses a strong emphasis in leading development, implementation, and ongoing execution for both domestic and international organizations—ensuring adherence to industry best practices, processes, and compliance. Chad is adept at analyzing market conditions and facilitating techniques that yield improved effectiveness of company processes and also in his team. This, ultimately, aids Ready Computing in increasing its overall profitability. Lastly, he is skilled in the establishment and facilitation of scalable executive management teams that are focused on the utilization and implementation of agile development methodologies and standards.
 
Chad possesses an entrepreneur’s mindset that is meshed with a positive and motivating team management style. He has a proven ability to oversee and maintain operating budgets, projects, and diverse teams. With 15 years of experience in delivering IT Services, he has been instrumental in the development and procurement of current and future support programs that Ready Computing offers to its clients. His team relies on him for his sound guidance and ability to help generate team cohesion and morale. Most recently, in 2018, Chad was honored with a nomination for the Top Tech Execs Award in San Diego County.

Executive Management

Michael LaRocca
Founder and CEO

Brett Johnson
Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Samir Jain
Vice President of Technology

Jeremy Derby
Vice President of Professional Services

Management Team

James Gallagher
Director of Implementation—Federal Programs

Todd Johnson
Director of Software Development

Nicole Kim
Director of Compliance and Risk Management
In-House Counsel

Gary Lam
Director of Implementation—Commercial and State Programs

Olivia Reyes
Director of Finance and Human Resources

Chad Root
Director of Managed Services

Matthew Simpson
Director of Solution Architecture

Mark Taylor
Director of Product Strategy

Robert Vigneault
Director of Operations
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