Charles Weaver is CEO and co-founder of the MSPAlliance (the International
Association of Managed Service Providers). Since its founding in 2000, the organization
has grown from less than five founding members to well over 14,000 members worldwide.
Under Mr. Weaver’s management the MSPAlliance has expanded its reach and influence
to include education, standards of conduct, and certifications for managed services
professionals and companies.
In addition to running the daily operational activities of the MSPAlliance, Mr. Weaver
writes and speaks extensively around the world on the managed services industry. His
latest book, The Art of Managed Services has been read all over the world.
As a leader in the managed IT services industry, Mr. Weaver’s knowledge and expertise
has been highly sought after by some of the leading technology service providers and
vendors, including, Intel, Microsoft, SonicWALL, Raritan, Symantec, NEC, and many
others. Mr. Weaver has also been featured in many publications throughout the world,
including the New York Times, Inc. Magazine, Financial Times, Chicago Sun Times,
Entrepreneur Magazine, Wall Street Journal, and others.
Mr. Weaver was named as one of The 50 Most Influential People in Business IT by
Baseline Magazine. Prior to starting the MSPAlliance Mr. Weaver was an editor for one of
the largest web sites at internet.com with a daily readership of over 140,000. Subsequent
to internet.com he led the startup of a software company focused on the legal sector.