We help business leaders rationalize & understand the value of cloud-based platforms & technology services

We help you master today’s proven technology trends and use disruptive technology for competitive advantage in this digital age.

Ascenda brings innovation, intelligence, and deep industry experience together with leading technologies from our ecosystem partners to help you re-invent your business as an intelligent enterprise – and innovate at scale, across your organization.

We extend our technology, process, and business capabilities through a powerful ecosystem of market leaders and innovators.

Our team is comprised of digital transformation experts

Senior Managing Director

Jonathon Shaver

Jon is responsible for helping Ascenda’s enterprise clients leverage the power of cloud-based technology platforms and services.

Jonathon (Jon) Shaver is the Co-Founder and Senior Managing Director at Ascenda Technology Services.

Jon leads Ascenda’s Technology Advisory group and is responsible for helping Ascenda’s cross-industry enterprise clients leverage the power of cloud-based technology platforms and services.

Mr. Shaver directs strategy and investments for Ascenda Technology Services, and in addition, leads the companies Technology Innovation and Partner Ecosystem Group.

With more than 15 years of experience in technology consulting and specializing in the XaaS economy, he works to empower organizations and thought leaders to differentiate themselves and their businesses to drive measurable results through game changing cloud technology.

Jon holds a BA in Communications and Economics from Hope College in Holland, MI, where he also played ice hockey.

Outside of work, Jon enjoys spending time with his wife, two children, and dog. Hockey is still a part of his life, but his true passion is for the game of golf.

VP Digital Strategy

Colin Middel

Colin leads, directs, and delivers optimized strategy and insight for IT leaders to revolutionize their digital transformation.

Colin Middel is the Vice President of Digital Strategy at Ascenda Technology Services. He leads, directs, and delivers optimized strategy and insight for IT leaders to revolutionize their digital transformation via Platform (aas) and Technology (aas).

Colin is analytical, a deep worker, and provides enlightened thought that permeates the entire technology engagement. A centralized strategy paired with the properly aligned technology is powerful. Through his thought leadership, the power is yours…. helping you buy technology to accelerate culture change.

Managing Director

Mike Bergin

25 years of technology sales and consulting experience of connecting enterprise customers with leading technology solutions.

Mike Bergin is the Managing Director at Ascenda Technology Services.

He brings over 25 years of technology sales and consulting experience of connecting enterprise customers with leading technology solutions.

He specializes in successful transformations to the cloud including unified communications and contact center as a service, in addition to network optimization strategies.

Mike is a process oriented and strategic thought leader that helps businesses make smarter IT investments and achieve optimized business outcomes through custom technology engagements.

Chief Innovation Officer

Jeff Becker

Jeff is responsible for synthesizing business intelligence acquired from Ascenda’s deep dive engagements

Jeff is responsible for synthesizing business intelligence acquired from Ascenda’s deep dive engagements and presenting them in an easy to understand cohesive plan of action that can be applied to your enterprise; facilitating smarter IT investments, while driving significant culture change through digital transformation.

Jeff is most proud of his 6-monitor workstation setup that allows him to efficiently collaborate on all aspects of an Ascenda engagement, while also saving a little space for his plethora of hidden talents including: storm chasing, flying, DJing, mixologist, and a being a very good shoulder to cry on.

Vice President, Technology

Shawn Spahr

Shawn leads the drive for enterprise and global organizations to increase CX & EX through digital transformations .

Shawn leads the drive for enterprise and global organizations to increase CX & EX through digital transformations .
Director Financial Analysis

Adam Erickson

Adam is in charge of breaking down current spend of your technology to find actionable ways to reduce operational costs.

Adam is in charge of breaking down current spend across all aspects of your technology deployments to find actionable ways to reduce operational costs.

Ascenda Technology Advisory Services

Sooner or later, legacy systems stifle growth. Our innovation advisors can help you pivot wisely to the new technology.  Guiding you throughout the transformational journey, we start with a technology and ecosystem strategy that lays a future-ready foundation.

We then develop a roadmap for change that integrates with your workforce and business processes.

Ascenda Platform Advisory Services

Feeling overwhelmed with all the technology platforms out there? Ascenda can help create the right technology strategy, develop a business case for change and provide a roadmap for the entire journey.

Ascenda brings together the right mix of software, services, capabilities and professionals utilizing a tech-agnostic approach to solve your business needs – no matter your size or industry.

Together We Build Culture Changes

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