Josh Ayres joined IST Networks in February 2020 as UK Country Manager. In August of the same year IstTek was formed and Josh became CEO. Prior to leading IstTek, Josh held the position of Head of Emerging Technologies at IPI, an Avaya reseller. He also previously worked in various senior leadership roles at Zycus and Datto holding various positions including Regional Sales Director and EMEA Sales & Marketing Director. Josh has a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from The University of Hertfordshire. He lives at home with his wife Louise and Tibetan terrier Coco. In his spare time, he enjoys yachting and has a keen interest in jazz & soul music and can often be found enjoying his favourite bands at concerts and festivals.