Erik Knight is the founder and CEO of SimpleWan. Current IT Chair & Board member of the Arizona Science Center. Prior to SimpleWan he started COMVOICE, an early to market hosted VoIP company, and also an IT company; both successfully sold and rolled up by other companies. He also developed DirtSearch.org, which is a free background search site. Erik currently has 6 patent pending; all involving development and inventing new technologies. His specializations & experience include: Oracle DB; MYSQL/PHP; Cisco CCNA; Microsoft; Windows/Servers; and FreeBSD/Centos/Linux/Solaris. Summed up Several Database, Networking and Operating System Certifications.
With programing experience in over eight computer languages. Erik’s technologies and security experience has been reviewed by and used by fortune 500 companies and government organizations. He is a strong believer in investing back into the community. His philanthropy includes: Operation Home Front, St Joseph Hospital, Toys for Tots, Christmas Angel Program, ChildHelp USA, Make a Wish Foundation, Team Lizzy Bell, The Cade Purdue Foundation, CRS (Children’s Rehabilitation Services), and many more.