Your IT business partner
Our Team of Industry-Leading, Award-Winning Experts All Share the Same Objective – Helping Our Partners Create Meaningful Products with Sustained Digital Support at the Highest Level.
Embodying Diversity – Strength Through Differences
At Computer Business, we strongly believe in the importance of bringing together a group of diverse individuals to foster creativity and explore new ideas. Our diverse team is the source of our strength thanks to their multidimensional contributions towards problem-solving.
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 a 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.
Director of Technology & Services
Akter Khan spearheads the company’s technical team with over 25 years of experience as an IT professional. As an expert in designing, managing, and supporting IT enterprise projects, he has supported the development of leading software and business applications.
His academic acumen includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Information Technology from the University of Greenwich, UK. Akter has also worked with Fortune 500 companies, including HP as a Lead Product Engineer and Senior IT Manager.
Director of Administration
As the Director of Administration, Annie Ahmed provides Computer Business with the administrative support necessary to fulfill our mission. Her role is quintessential for the human resource, finance, and marketing verticals of the company. Annie is a Florida State University graduate with over ten years of management experience at leading organizations. As a focal leader, her presence has been central in creating an engaging office environment for clients, staff, and vendors.