The Cecil Previdi Award is being presented this afternoon to a Danbury entrepreneur. The Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce is recognizing Jim Kennedy, the President of The Network Support Company.
Jim Kennedy has more than 30 years of technology experience and client-centered service experience. Prior to launching The Network Support Company, Kennedy co-found Personal Computer Technology Group in 1983, the first computer rental company in Connecticut. He served as president there until 1992. From 1993 until 1996, Jim was Vice President of Network Technology for Maplecrest Software Development, where he initiated, developed, and led their IT infrastructure practice.
Kennedy founded the Hospitality Technology Consortium, a profitable venture that operated from 1999–2002, and the launch of Homeology in 2005, which specializes in providing integrated system automation solutions to homes and businesses.
Kennedy is Chairman of the Board at Western Connecticut Health Network, a member of the Western Connecticut State University Ancell School of Business Advisory Council, serves on the IT Advisory Board for Ability Beyond Disability, and is the founding chairman of the Samaritan Health Center, a low-cost pediatric clinic in Danbury.