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About us

Founded in 1998, Velocity began with a mission to help small and medium-sized businesses like yours get a real return on their technology investments. Since then, we have remained dedicated to providing state-of-the-art IT support, service and products that allow our clients to get ahead of the competition and achieve greater success.

Here’s why so many businesses depend on Velocity for IT service and support:

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Our Gold Microsoft Partner Status

reserved for companies that demonstrate excellence in implementing Microsoft technologies

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An entire team of experts at your service

dependable consultants and engineers that work as your partners in IT and success

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Round-the-clock technical support

IT help when you need it most​

Technology services from Velocity are designed, created and implemented with your unique business needs in mind, so you know you’ll see a return on your IT investments today and in the future.

Discover why so many businesses are turning to Velocity for the best and brightest in IT support.

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Our team

Our experienced consultants and designers come from around the world, bringing together advanced skills and innovative ideas in Information Technology. With backgrounds in European, North American, and Asian business environments, our team offers a wide range of expertise in information systems and network development.

Management Team

David S. G. Armitage

David S. G. Armitage

CEO

David has over 30 years of management experience, initially with the Royal Dutch Shell Group in North America. Since 1996, he has founded and managed several successful IT service companies in Asia. He holds an undergraduate in literature and economics followed by an MBA in International Marketing.

David is also a Governor and Past Chairman of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and a Board Member of the Pacific Basin Economic Council.


Stuart Sanders

Stuart Sanders

CTO

Stuart has been in Hong Kong since 1993 and has over 20 years of experience in managing and delivering IT services and solutions in the SAR. For over 10 years Stuart ran his own company successfully delivering IT solutions to SMEs in Hong Kong and joined Velocity with his team in 2011. Stuart is responsible for the Managed Services division of Velocity and has a Bachelor of Engineering from Curtin University in Western Australia.


Norris A. Hickerson

Norris A. Hickerson

Director - Sales and Professional Services

Norris has over 35 years of experience in the Hong Kong IT industry. He has previously held senior positions with COL/Wharf T&T and Systems Maintenance Services. Functioning in a variety of roles such as Project Director for Major Customers, Technology Director, and Director and General Manager, Norris brings a wealth of experience to Velocity Technology.


Michael Early

Michael Early

Sales Director APAC

Michael has worked in Hong Kong since 2010 and has over 30 years of experience in the sales of IT networking and security solutions. Michael is responsible for the sales of networking and security solutions throughout Asia Pacific, with primary focus on Hong Kong and the Philippines.

Michael has an MBA from the University of New England in Australia.


Steve Schechter

Steve Schechter

Cloud Services Director

Steve has worked in the IT industry for 33 years, with 22 years based in Asia Pacific. Steve has held IT leadership positions with Barclays Bank, Sybase, Merrill Lynch, and Warner Bros., as well as several local Hong Kong companies.

In the past 6 years, he has focused on cloud operations, managing global cloud operations teams providing 24/7 support – governance, financial management, security, ISO 27001 and ISO 9001 compliance. In his most recent engagement, he cut AWS hosting costs by more than 30% via instituting and managing industry best practices for cloud governance. Steve has also managed global help desks in his past three positions.


Wendy Ha

Wendy Ha

Regional Admin Manager

Wendy obtained her Bachelor degree from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and has been with Velocity for more than 17 years. She is responsible for HR, Admin, Sales Admin within the Velocity enterprise covering different regions.


Eds Lacida

Eds Lacida

Risk and Audit Director

Eds joined Velocity in 2012 and has over 15 years’ experience in the IT industry. She holds certifications in PMP (Project Management Professional) and CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor). Eds has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Adamson University in Manila, Philippines, and a Master of Business Administration from Macquarie Graduate School of Management in Sydney, Australia.


Ian Dacasin

Ian Dacasin

Technical Services Director

Ian has more than 16 years’ experience managing IT infrastructure. He has led site deployments for multinational organizations, managing cross-functional teams and aggressive schedules. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from Colegio de San Juan de Letran.


KC Consimino

KC Consimino

Senior Client Services Engineer

Team Lead of Velocity Technology Manila Helpdesk team. KC has over 7 years’ experience in the IT industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from Bulacan Agricultural State College.


Lawrence Lee

Lawrence Lee

Senior Systems Engineer

Lawrence has worked in the banking and IT services industry for over 20 years. He manages the delivery of support services to many of our clients. He holds a BSc in Business Information Technology from University of Greenwich.

David S. G. Armitage

President and CEO

David has over 25 years of management experience, initially with the Royal Dutch Shell Group in North America. Since 1996, he has been managing and delivering IT services in Asia. He holds an undergraduate degree in literature and an MBA in International Marketing.

Norris A. Hickerson

General Manager

Norris has over 35 years of experience in the Hong Kong IT industry. He has previously held senior positions with COL/Wharf T&T and Systems Maintenance Services. Functioning in a variety of roles such as Project Director for Major Customers, Technology Director, and Director and General Manager, Norris brings a wealth of experience to Velocity Technology.

Stuart Sanders

Founder and Executive Director

Stuart has been in Hong Kong since 1993 and has over 19 years of experience in managing and delivering IT and Security services in Hong Kong. For over 10 years Stuart ran his own company successfully delivering IT solutions to SMEs and Finance industry clients in Hong Kong and merged his team with Velocity in 2011 to create Velocity Technology. Stuart has a Bachelor of Engineering from Curtin University in Western Australia.

Michael Early

Sales Director, Asia Pacific

Michael has worked in Hong Kong since 2010 and has over 27 years of experience in the sales of IT networking and security solutions. Michael is responsible for the sales of networking and security solutions throughout Asia Pacific, with a primary focus on Hong Kong and the Philippines. Michael has an MBA from the University of New England in Australia.