Juan Carlos is the CEO/CIO of CIO Landing. The company provides outsourced CIO and IT consulting, and network services to businesses throughout the greater Chicagoland area. Juan Carlos’s company is more than just an IT shop. Some of the services CIO Landing provides include: IT services, cyber security solutions, IT infrastructure management and cloud integration.
Juan Carlos is responsible for the company strategy, sales & marketing and is continuously focused on ensuring our clients are delighted with our services. CIO Landing clients have the peace of mind that comes from knowing they have the business-technology partner they need to run their businesses. Juan Carlos is a Microsoft Certified Professional Specialist (MCPS), Microsoft Certified Networking Professional Specialist (MCNPS) and Microsoft Small Business Specialist (MSBS), Certified HIPAA Security Professional, VMware VSP among others, with 30 years of IT industry experience and the expertise to provide our clients with the highest quality technology solutions.
JC worked for several large companies including CAP Gemini, Time and Quaker Oats developing software and applying technologies and processes to improve performance and profitability. JC started his first company, USHost.com, in 1995 - one of the first Internet Service Providers in Chicago. After selling USHost.com in 2002, JC founded CIO Landing to provide small and medium size businesses with the technology previously only available to Fortune 500 companies.
Born in Bolivia, South America, JC received a scholarship to attend the University of Buffalo where he received a B.A. in Computer Science, and completed graduate work in Industrial Engineering and Computer Science and later he attended the University of Chicago where he received his MBA.
In his time away from the office, JC enjoys paddle tennis, soccer, playing with his two children, friends, family and good food. He is also a member of the Chicago CEO Roundtable, Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and University of Chicago Investment Club, and is an ex-oficio Honorary Vice-Council of Bolivia.