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Raffi Jamgotchian, President and CTO
Raffi Jamgotchian arrived in the US from England at the age of 3 (sorry he can’t run for President!). Growing up in New Jersey he promptly lost his British accent, which irritates his boys to this day. He became interested in computers at a young age since his Dad was a computer programmer and enjoyed tinkering with electronics. Due to this, Raffi was exposed to more than your typical kid growing up in the late 70s and 80s. Raffi and some of his friends from high school ran a Bulletin Board Service for a while (yes he’s that nerdy) out of his bedroom.
He studied Computer and Systems Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and went to work for Crestron Electronics before making the shift to IT in 1995. During the early days of the world wide web, Raffi helped build the first firewalls at a firm and connected it up to the Internet. As he worked at an investment firm they quickly pushed him into information security (before it was called cybersecurity). He then went back to graduate school and earned an MBA. In 2006, he left that firm and worked on a startup investment fund for a couple of years. In 2008, Raffi and his wife, Aline started Triada Networks to service other small funds during the financial crisis. They assisted the funds by getting their security and compliance in order.
Triada Networks works with industry-leading companies such as Fortinet, Datto, Microsoft, and others to help smaller independent investment firms with their cybersecurity and IT needs.
Raffi is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and a member of both InfraGard and the US Secret Service’s Joint Electronic Crimes Task Force.
Raffi is a member of the NV Rotary Club because he believes in the 4-way test: is it the truth, is it fair to all concerned, will it build goodwill, and is it beneficial to all concerned. The 4-way test is the core value of Triada. Raffi is also a member of the Northern Valley Regional HS Board of Education.
Raffi lives in Northern New Jersey with his wife and four boys.
Amy Wilkes, Administrative Assistant
Amy is a Georgia native who has lived all over the country with her husband being in the military. She has lived in several states and with that has come several careers where she has gained a diverse skill set. She moved back to Georgia from the beautiful state of Alaska in 2018 and came on board with Triada in October of 2018. She works part-time with Triada and when she’s not on the clock, she enjoys being a stay at home mom!
Amy graduated high school and went to college for a few years in Georgia before moving to Texas where she finished her bachelor’s in science. Later on, she decided that she wanted to go back to school and she obtained her MBA in 2013. Before coming on board with Triada, she worked with a major healthcare insurance provider as a Technical Support Specialist where she had various administrative and training duties. She has experience in various fields which include customer service, education, administrative, and marketing. She enjoys various projects here at Triada which includes email/calendar management, writing procedures, marketing, invoicing, and other tasks.
Amy is a member of her local church where she serves in the nursery and Children’s choir. She loves singing and she is usually walking around singing something. She also enjoys spending time with her family and stays quite busy with her two daughters that are under the age of 7. She lives in Georgia with her family and works virtually for Triada.
Poulos Collins-Roberts, Technician
Poulos is a Jersey native of a Trinidadian Father and American Mother. Poulos had a traditional West Indian upbringing which is responsible for the person is he today. Growing up as a child Poulos was surrounded with technology his father always had old desktops and laptops laying around which piqued Poulos’s interest from a young age. He was also exposed to lots and lots of different types of music from a young age as his father was also a musician and sound engineer. Poulos quickly figured out how to take these machines apart and put them back together which made him knowledgeable at a young age.
Poulos graduated High School in June of 2013, shortly after he pursued an apprenticeship with UA Local 24 Plumbers union which was his plan b after electrical for a 6 month period fun fact: the first job Poulos worked on as an apprenticeship was Woody Johnson’s (of Johnson and Johnson company) new house down in Bedminster, NJ! After this was done Poulos decided that wasn’t his calling and he decided to pursue IT shortly after he made this decision, he enrolled in PC Age’s accelerated IT program to begin his journey. After he graduated, he found employment with a small company out of York PA in which he worked as a Field Service Technician going around to all 5 boroughs of New York. Shortly after he began employment with BMW of North America in which he worked as a Desktop Support Technician for 2 years. He then later left that job and worked at 2 other smaller companies before finding Triada Networks in which he currently resides now as a Remote/Field Technician II. He holds an A+ Certification, years of hands-on knowledge, and currently pursuing an Associate’s degree at Thomas Edison State University.
In Poulos’s spare time he enjoys DJing, traveling, car enthusiast activities, riding his motorcycle on summer days, and spending time with family and friends.