Ari Santiago

Founder & President, IT Direct

Ari Santiago is the founder and President of IT Direct in Hartford, CT. Ari has taken the company from a 4-person break fix shop in 2008 with no MRR to a 30-person Managed Services powerhouse with top quartile profit margins, over $300k in monthly MRR, and consistent growth of about 20% year over year. IT Direct has been on the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest Growing Companies in America for 5 years running and has been awarded the Inc. 50 Best Workplaces nationally and Best Places To Work in Connecticut. Ari is an energetic and respected speaker and lives in Connecticut with his wife and their two children.