Ricardo has over 20 years of experience building and managing high performance teams of IT and software development professionals. He has a multifaceted role at Argo that includes architecting and implementing client projects, managing accounts, and providing his technical expertise and guidance to the consulting team. In addition, Ricardo is responsible for supporting key client startup sites due to his extensive experience with complex development environments based on Linux and Windows.
Ricardo has worked at multiple major internet companies and consulting firms, and holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Cal State Hayward. In his spare time, he loves intense activities such as scuba diving and jumping out of airplanes, and loves to relax after a stressful day with some gardening. His other hobbies include classical guitar and photography.
Julie brings more than 20 years of experience in the areas of Executive management, Corporate Finance, Tax, Management and Reporting, Strategic Planning and General Business Administration. Prior to joining the firm in 2015, Julie worked in a variety of Finance Management roles in Public Accounting Firms, Top Technology Companies including as a Finance Director for a Major Internet Company. Her wide range of skills include Strong Negotiation, Organization, Communication, Problem Solving, Project Management and Leadership Skills.
Chris has been a part of the Argo team since 2010, and his primary role is resolving technical issues for clients. He brings over eight years of experience, providing IT expertise to various venture-backed high tech start-ups and was instrumental in establishing a help-desk for a major consulting firm.
Chris received his communications degree from Cal State San Marcos, sits on the leadership committee for the Los Gatos Disaster Response Team, and consults for various small and medium size businesses. He grew up in an agriculturally based environment and is a strong supporter of the farming community. He is an avid backpacker, loves the outdoors and has worked at a Montessori school as a tutor, where he says “I learned more from the students than they did from me!”
Barry has been actively implementing, supporting and managing IT infrastructure for over 10 years. He has been with Argo since 2012 and focuses on Microsoft-based technologies, networking, WiFi and PoE-based solutions. He approaches IT support from a holistic point a view and his areas of expertise include cabling Infrastructure, video conferencing systems, surveillance and emerging cloud service technologies.
Barry graduated from UCLA in 1995 with a B.S. in Biology and is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Engineer. Before joining Argo, he worked as a Microsoft Certified Trainer and also as a Systems Administrator at Hitachi. When he’s not creating technology solutions, you can find him skiboarding at Heavenly or enjoying the outdoors out on the coast.
Chris brings over 10 years of IT experience in the areas of Microsoft server solutions and Network security. His areas of expertise are in managing, designing, building, and supporting IT Infrastructures. Prior to joining Argo Chris was a member of the consulting staff for two major consulting firms in the bay area. Chris holds a B.S. in Computer Science.
Simon Naftaliev is the marketing, sales and customer relations manager, and have been professionally marketing since 2008. From construction companies, banks, and technology related fields, Simon has amassed both national and international understanding of how markets operate on a daily basis. Equipped with worldwide knowledge, Simon joined Argo in order to provide top quality of service to our clients, and continue growing Argo with us.
Finishing his studies back in 2010, Simon has received a degree in marketing management from Tel-Aviv institute for business and technology. He is an active member of Business Networking International, an avid lover of American comics and Japanese Anime, and uses the spare time he gets to train in his beloved sport of Boxing. He has joined Argo Consulting Group in 2015, with the goal to make it even greater and more productive, with only one aspect on his mind – Clients.
Omar comes to Argo with a solid background in systems and network administration. His experience with day to day operations, trouble-shooting, and end-user support makes him an asset to the team. Omar is currently working on finishing his Engineering degree and obtaining a few MCP certifications. When he can, he enjoys heading out into the wilderness to camp with his family. Omar’s experience within end user support and related fields make him an integral part of Argo and its daily operations.