Meet the Team

We provide the right people to support your business, the Computer Business Consultants IT team combines the expertise of a highly experienced group of professionals. When it comes to your business we work tirelessly to ensure that your network system work as expected. We know that building strong relationships is the key to understanding your business and providing the best possible IT support.

Clinton Pownall

Clinton A. Pownall

President & CEO

Clinton A. Pownall has been an innovator in the IT field since 1990. First gaining exposure during his six-year service as a decorated Weapons Systems Technician in the U.S. Navy, he went on to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering. After founding Computer Business in 1996, he was one of the first to pioneer Voice-over-IP technology using satellite communications.
As member of the Florida Police Chiefs Association and the joint Florida Sheriff’s Association, he advises law enforcement, government agencies, and businesses on cybersecurity. He is also actively involved with the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). Clinton served in regional efforts of the Bill & Melinda Gates NextGen Foundation. He served as Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Orlando Shakes Theater and is actively involved in the South Lake Chamber of Commerce, West Orange Chamber of Commerce, and the Orlando Economic Partnership.
He is a strong supporter of entrepreneurs in business, is a member of various public policy committees in and around Central Florida, and is very active in politics and education
His previous IT positions include Vice President of Technology for an enterprise computer telephony company and the Director of Technology for a developer of timeshare resorts. [more...]

Akter Khan

Director of Technology & Services

Akter Khan leads our team with over 25 years of IT and other technical experience. He is an expert in designing, implementing, managing and supporting IT enterprise projects. His experience includes supporting a variety of software applications and business systems in a mixture of industries.
Akter received a Bachelor Degree in Business Information Technology from the University of Greenwich, UK. After graduating, Akter worked for HP as a lead HP Product Engineer, quickly followed by movement into upper management and has been in Managed IT Services for over 25 years. [more...]

Jeff Mathews

Director of Operations

Jeff Mathews is an accomplished solutions-oriented professional with more than 20-years’ experience in managing and supporting IT projects and initiatives. Jeff graduated from The University of South Florida. Using his experience and education Jeff has been an integral component of large projects in data migration, software implementation, Windows provisioning, and international office strategies. His experience in leadership, project management, organizational processes, and communications of retail, education, healthcare, and engineering provide a strong asset to our team [more...]
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Annie Ahmed

Director of Administration

As the Director of Administration, Annie Ahmed provides Computer Business with the administrative support necessary to fulfill its mission. Her role is responsible for human resources, finance, marketing, and creating an engaging office environment with positive interactions with clients, vendors and staff. Annie is a Florida State University graduate with more than a decade of management experience. Her prior experience includes leadership roles at various tech companies. [more...]