Hector Ibarraran

Apple Solutions Specialist

Hector Ibarraran, Apple Solutions Specialist, SHI International Hector Ibarraran is an Apple Solutions Specialist and architect on SHI’s Mobility team. He provides technical support to SHI’s sales teams, and facilitates large technology deployments by helping enterprise and SMB customers find the perfect solution to meet their business needs.

Hector has worked for Apple and Luth Research. He holds a Master of Science in management information systems, computer science, and media systems, and has earned several technical certifications including:

  • Apple Certified Associate – Mac Management 10.10
  • Apple Certified Associate – Mac Integration 10.10
  • Apple Certified Technical Coordinator (ACTC) 10.10

Connect with Hector on LinkedIn.

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