MEET OUR TEAM.

Siyamak Khorrami — Chairman & Founder
Rudy Michelon — Chief Executive Officer
Brian Kennedy — Chief Information Officer (CIO)
Siyamak Khorrami
Siyamak KhorramiChairman & Founder

As Chairman, Siyamak manages and provides leadership to the Board of Directors. Since founding Skyriver IT in 2011, Siyamak has pursued his vision of delivering Frustration-Free IT Services. He developed his vision as a Finance Executive and consumer of IT Services. Being truthful, compassionate and maintaining professional patience are the main pillars of Siyamak’s vision. He is constantly working to make Skyriver IT the best it can be, and Siyamak knows that to attract and retain top talent, a great work environment and culture are a must. He is a graduate of the University of San Diego and currently sits on the board of directors for the Center for Peace & Commerce. He is also on the board of directors for the San Diego Venture Group and involved with many other local San Diego non-profit organizations.

  • Siyamak has lived in 4 countries.
  • Siyamak spends 2 hours each day meditating.
  • He devotes most of his time to volunteering and human rights work.
  • Siyamak loves watersports but only during summer time.
  • In addition to English, Siyamak speaks Spanish, Persian, and Mandarin.
Rudy Michelon
Rudy MichelonChief Executive Officer

As CEO, Rudy serves as the chief relationship manager for Skyriver IT clients. With three decades of experience in finance, operations and management, Rudy understands the importance of maintaining strong customer relationships. His background in accounting and financial management allows Rudy to help clients understand the financial implications of technology and managing risk. His career spans Fortune 500 companies, Private Equity Portfolio Companies, Big 4 Accounting Firms and entrepreneurial ventures. Rudy has held several senior level positions including Director, Treasurer and Controller for Sempra Energy Mexico. Rudy is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of Southern California and attended La Sorbonne University in France. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant. A Southern California native, he resides in Carlsbad.

  • Rudy is of Tyrolian descent. Go find that on a map…
  • Rudy’s favorite food is Indian.
  • Peru, Argentina, France, Florida and Michigan are all places Rudy has called home in addition to sunny California.
  • Rudy has a beagle named Pepper. They enjoy long walks on the beach together…
  • When working in the video game industry, Rudy built several gaming rigs, he helped put Dolby Digital in the Xbox and helped set up the Griptonite game studio in India.
Brian Kennedy
Brian KennedyChief Information Officer (CIO)

As the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Skyriver IT, Brian Kennedy leverages his 20 years of experience in corporate technology and complex networks for Skyriver IT and its clients. Brian is an asset for clients considering a digital transformation such as moving from in-house to cloud-based software, or for companies looking to advance within the technology industry. He is an accomplished Senior Executive and Board Member with demonstrated success across the IT and sales industries. Throughout his career, Brian has held various leadership positions with organizations including The Technology Depot, Sandicor, Inc, and The Corky McMillin Companies. He has been responsible for total project management on a variety of complex initiatives which has required him to manage budgets, schedules, analytics, and deliver optimal results. Brian is highly skilled in various areas of technology management including LAN and Wan Architecture, Exchange, SQL, VOIP/FOIP, Network Storage, Citrix, Cloud Migration, Hyperconverge Infrastructure and several more.

  • Brian grew up with a Navy parent, living in many states across the U.S., Guam, and Italy.
  • He has been happily married for 23 years, and has two teenage children.
  • He enjoys gaming with his son, and cheering for his daughter at her volleyball tournaments.
  • His family are avid dog lovers. They recently adopted a Miniature Australian Shepherd named Oreo.

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