OUR Team

  Rick Kundiger    CEO & Founder  Rick is a 15 year federal data center architect and has held positions in locations throughout the world. He began working with OpenStack and SDN in early 2012 where he oversaw the design, deployment, and certification of the first federally certified OpenStack with SDN private cloud. Rick is a U.S. Navy Veteran.

Rick Kundiger

CEO & Founder
Rick is a 15 year federal data center architect and has held positions in locations throughout the world. He began working with OpenStack and SDN in early 2012 where he oversaw the design, deployment, and certification of the first federally certified OpenStack with SDN private cloud. Rick is a U.S. Navy Veteran.

  Mike Meskill    CTO & Founder  Mike is a former federal data center architect. Prior to founding Awnix he spent 9 years at the USDA where he designed their VMware virtualization platform and was the lead architect for the design, deployment, and certification of the federal government’s first OpenStack with SDN private cloud. Mike is a U.S. Army Veteran.

Mike Meskill

CTO & Founder
Mike is a former federal data center architect. Prior to founding Awnix he spent 9 years at the USDA where he designed their VMware virtualization platform and was the lead architect for the design, deployment, and certification of the federal government’s first OpenStack with SDN private cloud. Mike is a U.S. Army Veteran.


  Josh Beaman    Director of Operations

Josh Beaman

Director of Operations

  Jonathan Wessel    Principal Security Architect

Jonathan Wessel

Principal Security Architect


  Eric M Gonzalez    Lead Developer

Eric M Gonzalez

Lead Developer

  Jamie Parker    Operations Manager

Jamie Parker

Operations Manager


Our Student Interns

Isabelle Dinsmore, Thilon Berry, and Brandon Bronson


  Harry Quackenboss    Advisor  Harry brings with him nearly three decades of experience to his role as an advisor, having held senior leadership positions, including VP/GM at Sequent, General Manager at Cisco Systems, and CEO of BrightLink Networks; 3UP Systems; Woven Systems; and CPlane.

Harry Quackenboss

Advisor
Harry brings with him nearly three decades of experience to his role as an advisor, having held senior leadership positions, including VP/GM at Sequent, General Manager at Cisco Systems, and CEO of BrightLink Networks; 3UP Systems; Woven Systems; and CPlane.

  Michael Williams    Advisor  Mike is a retired Department of Defense Executive (Senior Executive Service) with extensive federal contracting and IT leadership experience spanning 33 years. Mike served as the Chief Information Officer for the Defense Contract Management Agency for 10 years.

Michael Williams

Advisor
Mike is a retired Department of Defense Executive (Senior Executive Service) with extensive federal contracting and IT leadership experience spanning 33 years. Mike served as the Chief Information Officer for the Defense Contract Management Agency for 10 years.