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Episode Summary

Co-founder and Managing Director of VXIT, Paul Vedder, joins me to dig into the topic of technology careers.

Paul shares how his experience as an IT consultant helped him throughout his career, including when he co-founded VXIT. 

We also discussed:

  • What Paul looks for when hiring someone... what's most important in the interview.
  • How important is a college education
  • How important are certifications
  • The difference between working for a large company and a small company
  • Why soft skills are so important
  • And more... 

Resources Mentioned

  • Paul mentioned Gary V during the discussion

Guest Details

Paul Vedder, Co-Founder and Managing Director of VXIT

Paul was born and raised in South Florida where he now lives with his wife Robin and their 2 adopted daughters. Paul has been doing IT for almost 15 years professionally but built his first computer when he was 12 years old. He has a love for technology for sure, but his passion is for the people that use that technology. Paul is the co-founder and Managing Director of VXIT. VXIT provides IT services to small and medium businesses across the nation and grew to $2.2 million in just 5 years and employs 12 people.   

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Ryan has been heavily involved in the world of Information Technology and entrepreneurship since the early 2000s. From small business consulting to Fortune 500 IT leadership, Ryan has a wide array of tech industry knowledge. Ryan has his BBA and MBA from the University of Iowa. Connect with Ryan on Twitter or Instagram.

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