In 1982, Arnie Bellini and his brother David were inspired to change the information technology industry for the better. Raised alongside the growing IT industry, with his father working for IBM, Arnie saw incredible opportunities for business innovation with the rise of microcomputers. Alongside his brother, Arnie was already running an MSP business and, through the process of solving their own real-world issues, launched a revolutionary new business management solution built on a platform approach to technology solutions. As the CEO of ConnectWise Inc, Arnie serves as the chief visionary behind the growth and creation of a platform & a community that’s become a vital part of people’s lives, and has now focused on expanding the ecosystems of ConnectWise partners through our suite of solutions to meet every business need. In 2014, Arnie and his brother David won the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year:tm: award for Florida in the Technology category. The Bellini brothers were honored for growing ConnectWise into a highly innovative, best-in-class software company, and were recognized for inspiring others with their vision, leadership, and achievement. Arnie was also named to CRN’s 2016 Channel Chiefs list, whose recipients are chosen based on their professional achievements, standing in the industry, dedication to the channel partner community, and strategies for driving future growth and innovation.