Meet the Geeks is an all-volunteer organization focused on supporting the tech community in Western North Carolina by creating opportunities for networking, partnership, professional development and employment. We work with our members and in partnership with other organizations to pursue:

  • Economic Growth in the tech sector through the creation of new jobs, new companies and new opportunities for businesses and individuals in Western North Carolina.
  • Community Growth through increased assistance and collaboration among businesses, individuals, non-profits, and public entities around technology topics.
  • Personal Growth through the development of new skills, career opportunities, and connections for geek-minded individuals in Western North Carolina

Since 2005, our goal has been to build a network of professionals across all the IT sectors – from development to recruiting, programming to capital – that promotes relationships and the cross-pollination of ideas to foster growth in Western North Carolina.

For additional information about Meet the Geeks please contact us.

Our Team

Hans Hegge


    Chris Buehler

    Chris Buehler

    Board Member (at large)

      Alyx Perry Photo

      Alyx Perry

      Board Member

        Tracy Schmidt

        Director Emeritus

          Marc Czarnecki

          Board Member At Large

          • Email Marc Czarnecki
          • Tel: 828-367-7570
          Daniel Bridgeman

          Daniel Bridgeman

          Board Member

            Steve Newman

            Steve Newman

            Board Chair