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Company Overview

Computing Technology Industry Association Inc. (CompTIA) is a professional membership organization that focuses on advancing the growth of the information technology (IT) industry. The organization offer programs on convergence technology, e-commerce, IT training, software services, certification, public policy, and workforce development. In addition, it develops vendor-neutral IT certification exams. The organization was founded in 1982 and is based in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois.

1815 South Meyers Road

Suite 300

Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181-5228

United States

Founded in 1982

Phone:

630-678-8300

Fax:

630-268-1384

Key Executives for CompTIA TCA Community

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Director
Chief Executive Officer of CompTIA Educational Foundation and President of CompTIA Educational Foundation
Chief Legal Officer, Senior Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Director
Chief Technology & Information Security Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

CompTIA TCA Community Key Developments

CompTIA CertMaster Expands Product Line with Addition of Latest CompTIA Security+ Exam

CompTIA announced a new addition to CompTIA CertMaster, the online learning tool that makes learning IT skills accessible, effective and fun. A CompTIA CertMaster learning course is now available worldwide for the CompTIA Security+ (SY0-401) certification exam. CompTIA Security+ is widely recognized throughout the IT industry and around the world as a certification that designates knowledgeable professionals in the field of cybersecurity. The current CompTIA Security+ exam tests for skills that IT professionals use in cybersecurity environment, including mobile security and BYOD; risk mitigation; and authentication, authorization and access control. CompTIA CertMaster is an online, confidence-based learning solution that helps individuals learn and retain information more effectively. The software combines key principles and research from brain science, neurobiology, cognitive psychology and game study to help users master -- not just memorize -- the material they need to learn and retain. CompTIA CertMaster is currently available for the CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+ and Strata IT Fundamentals exams. CompTIA also said that the CompTIA CertMaster for Security+ (SY0-301) license will be available for purchase through Sept. 30, 2014. All licenses are valid for one year from the date of purchase.

CompTIA Announces Executive Changes to Its Vendor Advisory Council

CompTIA announced the election of new leaders and the addition of new members to the CompTIA Vendor Advisory Council. Michael Swailes, director, worldwide services partner organization, Cisco was elected a co-chair of the CompTIA Vendor Advisory Council. He joins Frank Raimondi, worldwide channel alliance manager for Intel, as council co-chairs. Selected as the council's new vice chair is Laurie Evans, senior director, solution providers, VMware. Joining the CompTIA Vendor Advisory Council as new members are George Psiharis, vice president, business development, Clio; and Steve Pataky, vice president, worldwide channels and alliances, FireEye.

CompTIA Announces Executive Appointments

CompTIA said executives have been named to its Partner Advisory Council. The council is an invitation-only group that provides CompTIA with strategic, near-term insight on issues and trends affecting the IT channel. It serves as a strategic think-tank, presenting ideas and initiatives to the association's staff with the intent of improving and growing business for the industry as a whole. Joining the CompTIA Partner Advisory Council are: Bill Barry, senior vice president, Infrastructure Solutions Group, CompuCom Systems; Mariano Dy-Liacco, vice president, services, Insight Enterprises Inc.; Kevin Garrett, vice president, field services and operations, Pomeroy; Stephanie Martin, chief executive officer, Exigo Group; and Rich Schofield, director, business development, Dimension Data.

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