Two reasons to work with IMS:
Mark Clear, CEO
Since co-founding IMS in 1995, CEO Mark Clear has always believed that successful IT business solutions are achieved by building strong interactive relationships with clients. His vision for the company promotes exceptional client service and collaborative partnerships. Consulting extensively with clients in health care, financial services, media, technology, manufacturing, and retail sectors, Mark has a solid familiarity with current Internet issues and trends, and experience matching new technologies to real-world applications. His specialty is analyzing customer needs, helping them re-think the way they do business and recommending Internet solutions to create efficiencies in their business processes. Mark has 20 years of experience in technology and customer service. His background includes ten years experience in technical writing, database development, and system administration. Mark is highly involved in civic activities, including serving on the boards of Accelerate Madison and the Chamber of Commerce Small Business Advisory Council. He is also a member of the city of Madison Economic Development Commission and is currently running for the Madison City Council.
Sam Hokin, Senior Developer
Since joining in 1999, Senior Developer Sam Hokin has directed the technical side of IMS. Sam is in charge of production and development, and introduces new technical offerings on a regular basis. Sam began programming as a teen in the mid-70s, and applied database application development to his research in his first career as an experimental plasma physicist. In 1996, Sam added Internet Web and client-server application development to his capabilities. Sam's development work for clients in a variety of industries enables him to provide experienced leadership and troubleshooting from the crucial application specification process all the way through project implementation. Sam prepares database applications, such as Web-based content management systems, with Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL and Oracle relational databases. He is proficient in server-side script including ASP, JSP, Cold Fusion, and PHP, as well as languages such as Java, C and Perl. In addition to his development responsibilities, Sam is the Linux and Windows system administrator at IMS.