Leadership team

Luy

As the lead applications and systems vCIO, Luy drives the hybrid and multi-cloud architecture and server infrastructure strategy of IT Support Guys that play a critical role in the digital transformation clients’ experience. With a deep knowledge of existing technologies and capabilities, Luy leads client messaging and collaboration strategies that support today’s digital workforce. He aligns IT infrastructure with customers’ business goals and objectives, investments, operating structure, workforce needs, services, and strategies.

Founded in 2006, under Luy’s leadership IT Support Guys has grown from a small IT consulting firm located in the heart of Los Angeles to a full-service Managed Service Provider with multiple locations and nationwide support capabilities. As the CEO, Luy is primarily responsible for corporate direction, business development and growth strategies. He leads a seasoned team dedicated to helping SMBs leverage technology to transform their businesses in today’s digital economy. After studying Computer Science at the University of California in Santa Barbara, Luy joined forces with an enterprise-class Australian software company to spearhead their US market penetration. He facilitated data integrations of POS and inventory systems to automate pricing changes for Fortune 500 retailers like CompUSA and Verizon.

Enthralled by the convergence of enterprise and rapidly advancing small business technology, Luy started IT Support Guys to enable organizations to harness technology to compete against the giants of their market. Luy is an alumnus of Tampa Connections, a member of the Tech Hire Committee, and volunteers at local tech workshops that empower adults by educating them to use technology to improve their economic mobility. Outside the office, Luy enjoys exploring nature with his three dogs. When he’s not leading the pack across Florida and California, Luy can be found golfing, sparring at his Jiu-Jitsu gym, or avidly listening to the latest technology podcasts.

Suleyman Gokyigit

Suleyman Gokyigit is the Chief Operating Officer at IT Support Guys. In this role, Suleyman applies his 24 plus years of experience to create innovative business strategies, client-focused solutions, strong systems and processes to deliver the operational maturity that distinguishes IT Support Guys. As the lead network infrastructure design and security expert, he leads the network, infrastructure, and monitoring. Suleyman is also responsible for ensuring IT Support Guys’ industry-leading uptime for clients.

Before joining IT Support Guys in 2014, Suleyman worked for BT Group, a multinational telecommunications company with operations in 180 countries and the largest provider of fixed-line, broadband and mobile services in the UK. He managed global access finance, commercial, and products. After receiving his bachelor’s in computer science and engineering, Suleyman obtained a master’s in computer science from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). He went on to obtain an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management in Business administration and management. Suleyman’s passion for technology flourished from a young age. He started working with computers in the third grade, and by fifth grade, Suleyman was programming in BASIC and C.

At the age of 18, Suleyman was recognized as a “computer whiz” in an article published by The Wall Street Journal for his technical prowess. At the time, Suleyman was ranked among the top computer technicians and programmers at InteliData Technologies, a $70 million software company with several offices across the United States. Suleyman has been interviewed by TIME magazine, ABC, CBS, MSNBC, and local news stations. Suleyman is a passionate, purpose-driven leader who believes in building strong teams, and that everyone “should have dreams bigger than your circumstances.” Suleyman always seeks to empower clients, employees, and his network, leveraging each opportunity to create successful outcomes.