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About Don Viar
MBA, CPA (Inactive), CISSP

“Don’s experience and strategic vision helped transform EpiOn from a small-town technology company into a globally recognized IT services firm. Over the course of his career, more than 500 companies have benefited from his experience in business, IT, and cybersecurity – today, he brings that experience to bear for EpiOn’s clients. Don is a strategic thinker who helps organizations and teams translate vision into results. The IT landscape continues to shift rapidly – for the better and the worse. We are simultaneously at the precipice of an era of unparalleled productivity and extreme peril. Don helps leaders navigate the risks associated with cybersecurity and IT-reliance while embracing the potential of emerging technologies like artificial intelligence.

Don and his wife, Ashley, have three adult daughters. He serves as an elder in his local congregation and is active in local civic leadership roles. In 2024, he accepted a seat on the Leadership Council for the National Small Business Association.

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About EpiOn

EpiOn is a leading provider of managed IT services for technology-reliant organizations. Through a process-driven approach to IT management, EpiOn helps clients increase employee productivity while simultaneously lowering the risk associated with technology ownership.

The firm’s mission statement says it all:  “We Empower people to achieve more through technology!”

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Don's Speaking Engagements and Events

Don's influence spans beyond the confines of the boardroom. He is a sought-after speaker at industry conferences, civic gatherings, and company meetings, where he addresses pressing topics in business IT, cybersecurity, and compliance. In an age defined by the rapid growth of artificial intelligence, robotics, and cybercrime, Don believes we are entering an era marked by both unprecedented opportunities and threats. With his keen insight and expertise, Don strives to illuminate the complexities of these issues and empower audiences to navigate them effectively.

What truly sets Don apart is his remarkable ability to bridge the gap between technical complexity and practical understanding. He effortlessly combines expertise with humor, ensuring that audiences not only grasp the intricacies of IT and cybersecurity but also have a good time in the process. With Don at the helm, you're not just attending a presentation – you're embarking on an educational adventure filled with insights and laughter.

So, get ready to learn, grow, and maybe even crack a smile or two along the way!

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Organizations frequently ask Don to give talks at conferences and to their staff. Don covers topics such as cybersecurity, compliance, IT best practices, and new technologies like artificial intelligence.
Don has a lively and humorous way of presenting technology topics that makes them accessible and fun for non-technical audiences. 


Do you have experience in my industry?

Probably. Since 1997 EpiOn has worked with hundreds of companies across many industries. We have depth in healthcare, manufacturing, construction, professional services, and nonprofits but have worked with entrepreneurs, generational businesses, partnerships, and boards of all stripes. 

What dates are you available to speak?
Don’s speaking calendar books out months in advance and changes quickly. The best way to check the schedule is to submit an inquiry using the form below.
How much does is cost?

Don’s speaker fees vary based on the audience and topic but typically run about $2,500 for a breakout session and $5,000 for a keynote presentation. In some cases, they can be waived altogether. Please use the form below to provide relevant information about your event so that we can follow up.

What can we expect?

Don delivers highly engaging, thought-provoking content that challenges an audience to rethink what they thought they knew and set action items for follow-up. Each presentation is based on the most recent technology updates and is tailored to fit the audience's needs.

Do you travel for events?

Absolutely. Don is happy to speak at both in-person and virtual events.

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