Russell Zimny has served the information technology and telecommunications industry for over 25 years as an IT professional for mid-sized to large companies as well as technology start-ups. This broad experience as well as the depth of knowledge in critical infrastructure areas provides an exceptional range of business and technology skills. Starting out in Information Technology, Mr. Zimny developed a unique ability to apply technology to business needs. He has worked with many organizations, utilizing technology to maximize their investment. Mr. Zimny designs many solutions around Microsoft technology. His ability to convey technical information in an easy-to-understand manner gives him a distinct advantage in being able to communicate with individuals at all levels within an organization. This knowledge inspired him to start ZLan Systems, Inc. in 2007. In 2012, he merged with VantagePoint Partners to form ZLan Partners, Inc. In March 2018, ZLan Partners, Inc. was acquired by Sharp Business Systems to form what is currently ZLan Partners, A Sharp IT Company.
Russell resides in the Chicago south suburbs with his wife and is the father of three children.