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About the Speaker
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    John Shaia
    Director, Steiner Electric Company

    John has over 30 years of experience in information technology with leadership in data center operations, software development, change management, network infrastructure, security, business continuity, acquisition integration, and transforming technology teams to become business focused.

    Currently, John is a Director at Steiner Electric Company in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, with overall responsibilities for all business solutions, infrastructure, security, and business continuity.

    John began his career as an Information Systems Officer in the United States Army Signal Corps at Ft. Gordon, Georgia. Since then he has worked in various leadership positions in banking, insurance, manufacturing, and distribution organizations. His career spans publicly traded corporations with SunTrust Corporation, Parker Hannifin Corporation, and Unum Group. In the private sector, John worked as Director of IT with Tom James Company, Wynn’s Precision, and RJ Corman Railroad Group.

    Born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, John holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and is a Distinguished Military Graduate of Tennessee Technological University. John currently resides in the Chicago area with his wife and three children.