Leadership

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With extensive roots in the Cleveland-area IT community and a track record of success, IntelliNet’s management team is committed to maintaining a reputation for delivering cost- efficient services to manage complex application environments and meet service level agreements.

Through strong personal customer relationships, IntelliNet’s management team has forged a reference list of over 60 clients that includes some of the largest organizations in Ohio.


Richard E. Taton, CEO

Richard “Dick” Taton is the founder and majority shareholder of IntelliNet. To start IntelliNet, Dick prepared and filed all legal documents, arranged financing, recruited and hired top engineers and administrative staff, and negotiated leases. Dick also brought in significant flagship accounts as new IntelliNet customers, thus ensuring the success of the new start up as a global network services firms.

Presently, Dick is focused on the long term objectives of the organization and maintaining and strengthening IntelliNet’s strategic customer and partner relationships.

Before IntelliNet, Dick founded Datacorp Business Systems Inc, an IT consulting and development firm. Dick successfully managed this firm from start-up in 1980 through its acquisition by a national consulting firm in 1996. Prior to Datacorp, he held senior management positions with Medical Mutual of Ohio and Reliance Electric, where he managed multi-million dollar IT budgets and a large number of technical staff and projects.

Ronald J. Taton, President

Ron Taton is a co-founder of IntelliNet and has been a key component of IntelliNet success since its beginning. Ron manages the day-to-day operations of IntelliNet including: revenue and sales growth, project management office, support centers and monthly, quarterly and annual financial goals management.

Ron has worked in every aspect of the business. He led and managed the InPro Professional Services organization for four years and is considered an expert in service desk best practices and applications. Ron is certified in project management and process improvement best practices.

Prior to IntelliNet Ron Taton was Managing Director of Services for Modis, Cleveland Branch, and Director of Consulting Services for Datacorp (acquired by Modis). Ron has successfully managed multi-year, million dollar IT development and service projects for such industry leading firms as AT&T, Nordic-Trac, Porter Paints, New York Port Authority and others.

John O’Donnell, Vice President and General Manager

John O’Donnell’s duties include P&L management, budgeting, business development, directing the recruitment of certified IT professionals, sales revenue generation, contract creation, negotiation and management, and the development of long-term client relationships. John is a key member of IntelliNet’s senior management team. Since joining IntelliNet, sales revenue and EBITDA has grown significantly.

John has worked in consulting, management and sales capacities in the information technology and finance industry for Computer Sciences, Keane, Merrill Lynch, Cap Gemini and Datacorp Business Systems. John’s background is in technology, finance and marketing.