TBI Hires Security Subject Matter Expert, Jim Bowers

Master Agent Further Demonstrates Commitment to Partners with Additional Technical Resources

CHICAGO - August 5, 2020 – TBI announces the addition of Jim Bowers as Security Architect joining the Tech Gurus team. Heavily focused on next-gen technology and elevating the partner experience, TBI continues to invest in technical resources and expertise, actively growing the Tech Gurus team comprised of specialized solution engineers, architects and subject matter experts in cloud infrastructure, communications, mobility and security.

An accomplished and seasoned security expert, Jim Bowers is the newest expert, bringing 20+ years of in-depth knowledge engineering powerful security solutions. Having worked in finance, healthcare, manufacturing and technology, his expertise ranges from architecting complete security infrastructure, to assessments for vulnerabilities, risk management to phishing training and simulation, DDOS mitigation, endpoint protection and Managed SOC. Bowers developed his engineering knowledge and technological understanding initially as a Sales Engineer at SAVVIS Communications, before moving into engineering positions at other telecom companies. Throughout the years, Bowers achieved many notable accomplishments, including designing and rolling out Katalyst’s SAR (Security Analysis and Roadmap), architecting a Global WAN for Hard Rock Café and Bacardi Rum, as well as crafting DDoS Security Infrastructures for many organizations including JP Morgan Chase and Match.com.

Bowers is eager to join the Tech Gurus, affirming “I am extremely excited to be a part of the TBI family helping channel selling agents and partners architect industry leading, comprehensive security solutions for their customers.”

Jim Bowers

The new security lead bolsters TBI’s already impressive partner resources. “Cybersecurity is more important than ever for all businesses as the threat landscape continues to increase,” said Anish Patel, TBI’s VP of Emerging Technology. “As an industry veteran, Jim will help our partners have relevant and meaningful conversations with end customers to drive the right strategy and security solutions. We are very excited to have Jim onboard at TBI, his background and experience will make a huge difference to our partner community.”

Bowers is a proud father of his two children, Kylee and Koen. Outside of the tech industry, he volunteers as a video production lead at his church and has been on several mission trips to Haiti, assisting with building of orphanages. Bowers is also an avid mountain biker, kayaker, golfer and overall loves being outdoors.


About TBI
TBI is North America’s largest privately held Master Agent. Since 1991, TBI has served as a technology services distributor, assisting Systems Integrators, VARs, MSPs, IT consultants, developers, software distributors and more in advising and sourcing the right technology solutions. TBI serves as a partner’s advocate, ensuring the proper provisioning of cloud, internet, data, mobility, voice, and managed services from best-in-class service providers to achieve clients’ desired business outcomes. With a 75+ person back-office, TBI partners are fully supported by pre- and post-sales operations, commissions analysts and project managers. Solutions engineers and subject matter experts along with training and an award-winning marketing team empower its partners to be the foremost authority to advise and source all of their clients’ technology needs in over 40 countries. For more information visit www.tbicom.com and follow TBI on LinkedIn