Meet the IOFlood Team!

Everything works better when you do what you love, which is why IOFLOOD is run by people who love servers.

IOFLOOD employees have run some of the biggest websites on the internet, and are happy to apply that experience to making your website load quickly and reliably.

We treat your server as if it was our own, picking the best hardware and software to fit your needs and your budget and showing attention to detail when troubleshooting any problems you might have.

Whether you love the nuts and bolts of servers, or you just want your hosting taken care of so you can get back to running your business, you’ll be in good hands with our staff here at IOFLOOD.

We understand that your website is your business. You don’t have time to go back and forth with staff who care about closing your ticket more than actually helping you.

At IOFLOOD, we put in the extra effort and followup needed to make sure any problem we work on is solved as completely as possible. Although we offer “unmanaged” support, unlike most unmanaged hosts, we’re happy to lend a hand with the occasional server problem or technical question.

So, who is the team at IOFlood that you’re trusting with your servers and your business?

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  Name: Gabriel R.

  Position: Senior Mad Scientist

How would you sum up your job duties?
As the leader of the company, I’m accountable for the end results achieved by our customers, employees, and partners. On a typical day, my duties primarily consist of three types of activities:
* Guide staff on how best to provide compassionate and effective customer service.
* Provide assistance to customers and staff for difficult or unusual requests and challenges
* Research and evaluate server and network equipment so IOFLOOD can provide customers with the best possible hosting services

What do you love most about working for IOFlood?
Even 10 years in, there is always something new to learn.

What’s your favorite video game?
NES Tetris

If you could have any superpower, what would it be and why?
Lightning fast typing. Fast typing comes in handy more often than you’d imagine.

What’s your favorite quote?
“The capacity of the plant is equal to the capacity of its bottlenecks”
Eliyahu M. Goldratt, The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement

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Name:
Michael B

Position:  
Chief Alchemist

How would you sum up your job duties?
My primary responsibility is taking care of the network, dealing with complex issues as they are escalated to me and generally just working with everyone to make sure everything runs as smoothly as possible.

What do you love most about working for IOFlood?
It’s never boring.  The job description and the technical challenges that we need to solve are always changing and evolving, so there’s always something new to learn or a new problem to solve. 

What’s your favourite video game?
Bubble Bobble

If you could have any superpower, what would it be and why?
Ability Replication – To absorb the skills of those around me so that I can do the things that they can do too.

What’s your favorite quote?
There are only four rules you need to remember.  Make the plan. Execute the plan. Expect the plan to go off the rails.  Throw away the plan. — Leonard Snart

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Name: Mabel T.

Position:   Office Manager

How would you sum up your job duties?
I keep the lights on.  I pay the bills and manage the day to day operations.

What do you love most about working for IOFlood?
What do you love most about working for IOFlood? I love the people at IOFlood.  We have an awesome team that is passionate about the hosting industry and have fun doing it.

What’s your favorite video game?
Ms. Pac Man — She fights ghosts and looks cute while doing it.  

If you could have any superpower, what would it be and why?
I want to be able to fly.  Pretty awesome to see the world from a birds eye view.  Skipping the TSA line is a bonus.

What’s your favorite quote?
“If it’s mentionable, it’s manageable.” — Mr. Rogers

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Name: John B.

Position:  Senior Technician / Jr. Network Administrator

How would you sum up your job duties?
Keeping day to day running by managing and assisting junior staff, maintaining and implementing changes to the network, assisting customers with new installs and troubleshooting issues.

What do you love most about working for IOFlood?
Quite frequently I am tasked with learning something new and implementing it on the basis of “Just figure it out and make it work”. It presents new challenges that nobody else may know that I get to solve or fix.

What’s your favorite video game?
SNES – Chrono Trigger

If you could have any superpower, what would it be and why?
Server whisperer – the ability to coax a server back to health

What’s your favorite quote?
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.  (Arthur C Clarke)

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Name: Brian C.

Position:   Senior Data Center Technician

How would you sum up your job duties?
You’ll find me both on the front lines providing support to our customers, and behind the scenes working on programming, networking, and infrastructural projects. 

What do you love most about working for IOFlood?
I love the new challenges I face every day that allow me to continue to learn about the things that interest me most. Not a day goes by where I don’t learn something new!

What’s your favorite video game?
Metal Gear Solid 3 – Not only do I have a ton of nostalgia for this game, but it is still great fun! I am pretty sure I could play it endlessly.

If you could have any superpower, what would it be and why?
I’d like the ability for the top result of any Google search to be the exact answer I was looking for. Imagine all the time you would save no longer having to surround error messages in quotes!

What’s your favorite quote?
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. ” – Aristotle(?) Footnote: When writing this, I actually gave the quote a quick Google search (my super power already coming in handy), and found that it may not actually be from Aristotle.

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Name: Jodi B.

Position:   Renaissance Woman

How would you sum up your job duties?
I work in a lot of different areas, though mostly hands off from a technical perspective.  I predominantly deal with Abuse and Billing through our helpdesk, as well as Sales and Marketing.   

What do you love most about working for IOFlood?
I get to work with a great team of people here in the office.  Everyone is very supportive and encouraging of each other. No two days are ever the same and it makes coming to work really enjoyable.  

What’s your favorite video game?
SNES – Donkey Kong Country

If you could have any superpower, what would it be and why?
The power of probability.  I could do anything I wanted with that.  Want to fly? Turn the probability up to 100%.  Want to win the lotto? Turn the probability up to 100%.  Want to not get caught speeding? Turn the probability down to 0%.  It could be fun.  

What’s your favorite quote?
Everybody is a genius.  But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.  — Albert Einstein.

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Name: Kennedy S.

Position:   Data Center Technician

How would you sum up your job duties?
My duties can be summed up as 20% working at a desk and 80% dealing with cables

What do you love most about working for IOFlood?
I love the free food and plenty of laughs

What’s your favourite video game?
Currently it would be Destiny 2

If you could have any superpower, what would it be and why?
Be invisible – so I can watch people and things & be observant 

What’s your favourite quote?
Happy wife = happy life ️<3 – Golden Rule
The Owls Are Not What They Seem – Twin Peaks

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Name: Korbin A.

Position:   Data Center Technician

How would you sum up your job duties?
I primarily configure the hardware and/or software of our servers, but my main focus is to assist customers with any issues they may be facing with our services

What do you love most about working for IOFlood?
 I enjoy the environment and the people here at IOFlood. We have a lot of great people with a great growth and improvement based culture, we also have a lot of fun.

What’s your favorite video game?
Faster Than Light

If you could have any superpower, what would it be and why?
Time Travel – I love history, so being able to see it live would be pretty cool.

What’s your favorite quote?
“Pizza Time” – Tobey Maguire, Spiderman 2 (2004)

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So, now that you’ve met us, you can put faces to names, and next time you get an email from Michael B. or Brian C. you’ll know who they are.