Who We Are
iPower Technologies, founded in 2009 by Jarrett Pavao and Azad Afshar, is a multi-million dollar South Florida based computer networking managed service provider. We currently service and support computer and network systems for our clients across all verticals: including legal, healthcare, financial, hospitality and professional sports. We focus heavily on data center technologies for larger SMB and mid-market customers. Our strongest asset is our people, and we are proud that they are some of the sharpest minds in infrastructure design, deployment, and service.
With more than 300 clients and counting, iPower Technologies is here to help your company achieve it’s technology goals. We focus on providing organizations with custom solutions to their unique business problems. Partnering with industry leading titans such as Microsoft, DELL EMC, VMWare, Cisco, Meraki, Veeam, Zerto and more.
MCSE, MCSA, MCTS, CCA, VTSP
Jarrett spearheads iPower’s sales, marketing, and business development initiatives. Jarrett has over 15 years of experience in the design and architecture of modern networks. An engineer by trade, Jarrett prides himself in working directly with customers of all sizes. “Our clients have ambitious goals.” Having a direct impact on our client’s bottom line has always been a source of excitement and accomplishment for Jarrett.
Jarrett studied at the University of Miami and has achieved status of Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator, Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist, and Citrix Certified Administrator. Jarrett sits on Keiser University’s Technology Advisory Board, and has been a finalist for the South Florida Business Journal’s, “Up and Comer’s” award three years running.
Jarrett lives in Boca Raton with his wife and their 3 children. He enjoys spending time with his family, especially at the beach or watching the Miami Hurricanes play on Saturdays.
MCSE, A+, VCP
Azad has been practicing in the field of Information Technology for 13 years. He is a Microsoft Certified System’s Engineer, a VMWare Certified Professional, and a Certified A+ Technician. Azad’s primary focus is the operational and fiscal health of iPower, while driving unparalleled customer service within the company.
Azad has experience in designing and implementing entire network infrastructure for a variety of industries. His experience ranges from the configuration of mobile devices, PC/Server infrastructure, to complete data recovery and disaster recovery planning. He is certified on VMWare’s VSphere virtualization platform and leads the company’s charge into server and desktop virtualization.
Azad studied Computer Science at the University of Florida and Florida Atlantic University. Azad, also sharing in the same vision, drives his team of engineers at iPower Technologies to keep their systems up and available while maintaining a positive customer service attitude.
CFO & Operations Manager
Lucie Vogler is an Accountant with 38 years’ experience in the Public Accounting Industry. Lucie studied Business Management at Miami-Dade College and continued her CEU and CEC with Thomson Reuters, a leading provider of tax and accounting CPE education for over 40 years.
Her background includes 6 years as a CFO for a long term care consulting firm working with US Veterans and their families and has 19 years as Senior Accountant for two Fort Lauderdale CPA firms working with clients in various industries including Auto Dealership Associations, Financial Management of Hotel and Hospitality services and physician practice management.
Lucie came to iPower in 2012 and manages the company’s financial and operations department. Is directly responsible for accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic planning, job costing, legal, property management, financial deal analysis and negotiations, relationships and partnership compliance and private and institutional financing.
Director of Technical Operations
BSEE, MCSE, CCNA, COBIT5
Luis Perez is an accomplished IT professional with over 23 years of experience. He holds a BSEE, MCSE and CCNA certifications and with expertise in a diverse range of technologies within multiple industry settings he has demonstrated success managing IT staff, Mentoring and coaching, designing and maintaining networks, Software Design, Quality Assurance, Product Development, Internet Technology, Electronic document processing, Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, Security, SOX compliance.
Luis has solid management skills, capable of leading and motivating individuals to maximize levels of productivity while forming cohesive team environments. As a results oriented individual and with a proven ability to implement standards, procedures and processes that improve business functionality, he will help iPower Technologies tremendous success and growth into the future, “iPower has experienced tremendous growth since its inception in 2009, thanks to the hard work of an outstanding team of professionals, I will work hard to help build an even better company on top of this to be able and provide unsurpassed quality of support to our current and future customers”.