Our Leadership Team

At BoomTech, we understand that you have options when it comes to choosing a South Florida IT services company. Our Boca Raton team wants you to know that there are some significant reasons why you should consider our company over others. Our passion and commitment are unparalleled in the industry and we believe you will notice the difference when you hire us.

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    Philipp Baumann

    CEO

Philipp founded BoomTech after moving to the United States from Switzerland at the age of 24. His clients say he operates his business like a “Swiss Clock!” because he has a very detail-oriented process that allows him to come up with a technology solution to his client’s problems no matter what it takes.

 

“I am passionate about solving problems for our clients – and then seeing those solutions implemented to make their businesses run better. I feel like we are part of our clients’ companies, and that’s a great feeling knowing that we are here for them and they trust us with all their IT needs.”

 

Philipp is a family man with 2 daughters and a son, and can be found enjoying time with the kids at the pool or zoo many weekends. When time allows, he likes to play beach volleyball, go wakeboarding, and play ping pong and basketball.

 

Certifications:

  • Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE)
  • Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA)
  • Microsoft Small Business Specialist (SBSC)
  • Microsoft Certified Processional CompTIA A+ (MCP)
  • Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering

 

Favorite Superhero: Iron Man

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    Steve Gaharan

    COO

A Louisiana native, family is key to Steve and is a father of 4 daughters. Steve has been in a service leadership role most of his professional career. His personal mission statement of being a Professional serving Professionals has given him the opportunity to work with a lot of talented people and allowed him to be a lifelong learner. But his real joy comes from helping people and helping them grow and excel.

 

“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will” – Vince Lombardi

 

Steve’s recent focus has been on cybersecurity and compliance and helping clients with pen testing, security, and audit requirements. His expertise has been on frameworks such as: NIST, CIS, HIPPA, SCAP.

 

Frameworks:

  • NIST
  • CIS
  • HIPPA
  • SCAP

 

Favorite Superhero: Batman

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    Hennie van Wyk

    Service Desk Manager

A South African native, Hennie has been working with people since he started his career in IT. Being the field engineer for most of the 9 years in the industry, he has always been set on giving the best possible service for any client and giving a smile to people he works with. He started with courses including A+, N+ and MCP, and then continued with website design being familiar with php designing.

 

“I am blessed with an amazing team to work with and to be part of a business that believes in true customer service, the way I believe in it. We are here to provide not only the best service possible, but to build a good relationship with anyone we work with.”

 

Hennie has a big dream of summiting Everest in 2019 and is busy with a 5 year program including triathlons, rock climbing and special gear training. He also loves his wine, coming from South Africa, which is known for their good wine vineyards.

 

Certifications:

  • Continuum Certified IT Expert

 

Favorite Superhero: Deadpool

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