Jim Johnson leads the Server, Storage and Security professionals with over 25 years of experience as an IT professional, mainly in the financial services industry. His long and distinguished career of aligning business goals with technology investments includes heading the LBHI migration from Barclays Capital, developing an Infrastructure as a Service concept for LBHI, and leading disaster recovery efforts to restore technology and business affected by 9/11 as the CIO of one of the largest brokers in the world.
Jim received a bachelor's degree in Computer Science & Applied Mathematics, with a minor in Physics, from State University of New York at Albany.
Vinod Paul brings over 20 years of in-depth financial services and technology experience to his role as Align’s Chief Operating Officer. Widely known as a luminary in the financial services sector, Vinod led and innovated a leading Global Managed IT Service provider in its customer-facing engagements, including service delivery and business development on a global basis. Over his 13 years as Managing Director, Vinod helped establish this firm as a premier Managed Service provider in the financial services space.
Previously, Vinod has been a director of technical services for Martin Progressive where he supervised an engineering staff supporting 6,000 customers, as well as a management and engineering consultant to IBM Global Services, Lucent Technologies, Tyco Submarine Systems, and Penguin Putnam Publishing.
Vinod serves on the global board of directors for Help for Children/Hedge Funds Care, a worldwide non-profit dedicated to supporting efforts to prevent and treat child abuse. He attended Rutgers University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences.
Tom Weber has over 30 years of experience in designing and implementing technology room solutions to support networks, compute, storage and security networks for a variety of industries. Extensive experience in budget creation, project planning
Tom studied at