Barry Moniês currently serves as President and CEO of Computronix, LLC a full service technology solutions company that designs, implements and manages data networks and communications infrastructures for small to medium sized businesses in the medical, financial and legal industries.
After earning a degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Lowell, Massachusetts, Mr. Moniês started and ran several successful Connecticut companies. As a consummate entrepreneur, over the years Mr. Moniês operated various businesses including an exotic automotive sales and repair business, a daytrading & stock advisory service, a commercial real estate investment firm, an international importing business and several Internet based businesses. Having a strong interest in technology, Mr. Moniês started a technology consulting firm in 1992 providing technology consulting to a wide variety of corporate clients. Over the next five years, Mr. Moniês created a plan to establish a technology service company and in 1997 Computronix was born. Mr. Moniês along with his partner Mr. Gleason Greene (a 30 year veteran of technology services with the IBM corporation) purchased a 12,000 square foot commercial building, now known as The Stamford Technology Center, in downtown Stamford and opened their door to business.
Through Mr. Moniês leadership, Computronix has become one of the forefront technology solutions companies in the New York metropolitan area. Computronix specializes in Microsoft based server environments, multi-office networking (including international implementations), Communications/Exchange server implementation, network security assessment & implementation , data backup & recovery, remote services/VPN implementation, Cloud services, 24/7 monitoring and remote support/maintenance.
With a keen interest in international trade, Mr. Moniês was requested to accompany Connecticut Governor Rowland on his Trade Mission 2000 to the European Community. Mr. Moniês had the distinct honor of representing the technology community from the State of Connecticut. The trade mission included meetings with political and business leaders as well as introductions to leaders from several European universities. With stops in Ireland and Germany, Mr. Moniês built strong relationships on behalf of the company and the State of Connecticut.
In 2000, Mr. Moniês spun off Computronix' security division as a separate incorporated entity. Under the name Computronix Security Systems, Inc. (CSSI), the new company (valued at 25 million dollars) built a state-of-the-art security operations center (SOC) and monitored more than $4 Billion in annual transactions & 50-100 hacker incidents per day. In 2002, Mr. Moniês successfully forged a strong alliance with Sony Electronics to jointly offer an Internet security service for small to medium sized businesses nationwide. In 2004, Mr. Moniês purchased CSSI from the investors and incorporated the business as part of Computronix.
Mr. Moniês is also noted for his expertise in the area of internet security and the protection of electronic data. Several years ago, he was invited to participate in a Congressional Conference in Washington, D.C. with Homeland Security Director Tom Ridge on issues relating to internet security and electronic terrorism. Mr. Moniês has worked with the Federal Bureau of Investigation on matters related to electronic security, internet forensics, and issues related to network intrusion. Mr. Moniês has also been a speaker before medical practitioners on issues related to HIPPA regulation and the provisions mandating electronic security.
In 2008, Computronix was included in the MSPmentor 100, a distinguished list of the world’s 100 most progressive managed service providers. Including 2012, Mr Moniês has repeatedly been included in the yearly MSPmentor 250, a list of the top 250 worldwide executives, entrepreneurs and experts shaping the global managed services market.
Mr. Moniês has actively participated in several local and regional business organizations including the Stamford Chamber of Commerce on which he served as an Executive Board member, SACIA, the Fairfield County IT Consortium, the Academy of Information Technology, the International Trade Council and the Connecticut Technology Council. Mr. Moniês has also served on the Board of the Landmark Club and continues to serve on the Board of The Soundview Club, a private business club located in Stamford, CT.
Mr. Moniês and his company has received media attention in publications such as Forbes, the Stamford Advocate, the Connecticut Business Magazine and the Fairfield County Business Journal.
Mr. Moniês believes strongly in community involvement and has actively participated in several non-profit organizations including Stoneage Incorporated, where he held a position of Chairman of the Board of Directors, the United Way where he served on the business campaign committee, the Outreach Program for the blind, CTE, JFS, Haven House and the Special Olympics.
Mr. Moniês resides in Stamford, Connecticut where he lives with his wife Indira and sons, Eric, Brandon and Julien.