Karl W. Palachuk has been an IT Consultant since 1995 and is one of the pioneers of the managed services business model. He is the author of fifteen books and the creator of dozens of information products and downloads.
Karl is the host of the SMB Community Podcast and maintains four blogs, including Small Biz Thoughts and Relax Focus Succeed. He has served on partner advisory councils and product development groups for several large corporations. Karl is also the founder of the Sacramento SMB IT Professionals organization and an active leader in the IT Professional groups worldwide.
Karl has owned several small businesses, including two very successful Managed Service companies in Sacramento, CA. He received his first Microsoft certification in 1995 and his first MCSE in 1999. In 2006, Karl began teaching his managed services approach to IT Consultants at small conferences and very quickly became an internationally-recognized authority. He was an active, hands-on Systems Engineer until January of 2017.
Karl has been a featured speaker at conferences and seminars over the last ten years. He also provides coaching and consulting services to IT professionals of all size.
Small Biz Thoughts: http://www.smallbizthoughts.com/
SMB Books: http://www.smbbooks.com/
SBT Blog: http://blog.smallbizthoughts.com/
YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/karlpalachuk
Relax Focus Succeed: http://www.relaxfocussucceed.com/