Our team

Jirka Ambroz

(pronounced Yirka) President and Founder of Abacus IT, Inc.

Jirka’s first developed his skills in the technical aspects of home and business computing in his native Czech Republic before he moved to the United States in 1998. Skilled in the technical aspects of home and business PC and Apple computers, he spent his first few years in California fine-tuning these skills and….

In 2002, he opened his own company, then called Computer Czech, LLC., in West Hollywood, focusing on both home and business computer systems, repair, and service to the local community. Jirka’s skillset and ability to keep abreast of the rapidly changing technology field has established him as an expert in the field of technology and he has accumulated a long list of satisfied clients throughout Los Angeles and the surrounding areas. His skilled staff has made it possible for him to expand his service and operations to include providing hardware, software, and supplies as well as service six days per week. In addition to his responsibilities at Abacus.
John Anderson

John Anderson

Technician

John has been providing consulting and managed services supporting businesses technology needs in the: media and entertainment, energy, finance, legal, design and non-profit sectors for over 20 years. He is constantly looking for the most efficient, effective and elegant solution to every problem he faces. In his spare moments, John pursues creative endeavors, record shopping and training lions.
Zhorzh Bederyan

Zhorzh Bederyan

Technician

Zhorzh is a relatively new member of the Abacus IT team. He has a degree in computer science and loves to help people solve their technical problems and get them back up and running quickly. Zhorzh enjoys spending time outdoors and with his family.
Connor Bredbeck

Connor Bredbeck

Coming soon...
Kasey Dickerson

Kasey Dickerson

Billing Coordinator

Kasey’s varied work background has developed in him a keen mind for detail and how so many things are inter-related. He was on the billing team at a global logistics company, a processor of estate planning documents at a national legal services provider, and has a background in customer service, creative copywriting and social media development Kasey is trained in the performing arts and takes great joy in collaborating with clients to help with the billing process and ensure clients are satisfied. Outside of the office he can be found at home with candles lit while enjoying a glass of wine and a classic film, or with dear friends sharing a night out.
Garrett Hovater

Garrett Hovater

Technician

Garrett started his technical career in the field running electrical and low voltage wires in residential and business environments. Over the next 3 years he honed is knowledge and skills and became lead programmer for home automation and network troubleshooting. While Abacus frequently calls on Garrett’s expertise in cabling, we mostly rely on his hardware and software troubleshooting for our clients remotely and through his friendly onsite visits. When his face is not in front of a computer screen, Garrett enjoys exploring, travelling and enjoying good meal, preferably while simultaneously engaging in a good baseball game.
Stephanie Martinez

Stephanie Martinez

Dispatcher

Coming soon...
Felipe Ocampo

Felipe Ocampo

Technician

Felipe’s experience in troubleshooting networks and installing hardware helps Abacus handle busy Tier I service requests as well as manage critical monitoring boards to ensure smooth-running systems for our clients. In his free time, he enjoys learning about new technology and spending time with his family.
Shyam Parikh

Shyam Parikh

Technical Director

Shyam has over 15 years of experience providing IT support in a wide array of industries. His demeanor, experience and attention to detail play a large role in his ability to find solutions for client’s needs. He is dedicated and committed to understanding client needs and integrating security and functionality to those needs. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his friends and family, playing basketball, camping and exploring new technology. He brings his spare time skills of court vision, facilitating and team collaboration to the team.
Zak Snoussi

Zak Snoussi

Field Technician

Zak has a wide range of IT knowledge acquired over his lifetime of working with computers. Ranging from the basic training to hardware/software troubleshooting, Zak has mastered some of the most complex skill sets in the field. Always eager to learn something new, Zak is constantly challenging himself to new projects in an effort to gain even more knowledge. Zak is Cisco CCNP, Microsoft MCITP certified as also holds a BSc. In his spare time, he enjoys making music in his studio and spin his old vinyl collection.
Alan Strasburg

Alan Strasburg

General Manager

Alan has been managing professional services firms for 25 years. With a background in private equity and law firms, he brings a focus on client and customer services to high-end clientele. Additionally, Alan has contributed to numerous non-profit boards in the Los Angeles region, most notably as board chair of The Trevor Project, and as a board member and chair of the audit committee of AIDS Project Los Angeles. In his spare time, Alan enjoys, movies, musicals, books, hiking and hosting dinner parties.
Brandon Teitelman

Brandon Teitelman

Technician

Coming soon...