Our Team

David S. G. Armitage

David S. G. Armitage

President and 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.

Mr. Armitage 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

Managing Director

Stuart has been in Hong Kong since 1993 and has over 15 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

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.


Michael Early

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 primary focus on Hong Kong and the Philippines.

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


Steve Schechter

Steve Schechter

Director – Cloud Services

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.