About Li9

Established in 2006 and headquartered in Phoenix, AZ, Li9 has grown organically into a solutions provider supplying  business and IT services to large enterprise customers.    Li9 is a business value focused IT firm providing expertise in open source and cloud enterprise solutions.  Li9 helps clients build continuous improvement strategies using automation, orchestration, DevOps methodologies, security, and customized workflows.

Our experience in project delivery, project assurance and technical services means you can have a single solution partner across your whole project delivery life-cycle.  Li9’s services cover the whole project delivery life-cycle,  including platform optimization, operational intelligence and security solutions. We can work with you on single phases of a project or as a complete solution partner from start to finish.

It’s critical that today’s IT solutions provide cost effective strategies that leverage the latest technologies to create secure, flexible, and maintainable IT environments.  Li9’s experience with large enterprise infrastructures allow development teams to focus on development efforts, and not on infrastructure.  Efficiencies are achieved through microservices and container-based solutions, self-service enablement, and repeatable deployment methodologies.

Li9 Technology’s solutions help reduce risk and simplify tasks through standardized frameworks, workflow automation, and foundational IT practices.   Li9’s solutions leverage the latest public and private cloud technologies, along with Li9’s extensive consulting and service capabilities, to provide customers with solutions that take advantage of the latest technology advances, such as DevOps and continuous application delivery.

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Li9's Leadership Team

Art Othon

Art Othon

CEO

Art joined Li9 in 2015 to provide leadership in establishing Li9’s strategies and goals to provide customers with true business value solutions.  Art has held a number of executive positions in the public and private sector over the past 25 Years.

His 2018 Li9 initiatives are to focus on the business value of technology, closing the chasm between IT departments and C-level executives, while implementing technology solutions that establish customers’ solutions based on hybrid-cloud and open source solutions, and provide measurable business value.

Armando Arias

Armando Arias

President

Armando is the owner of Li9 and works closely with Art in establishing goals and strategies, along with managing the operation of Li9’s teams.   Armando has held a number of IT positions including positions at Bank of America, American Airlines, Hitachi and Hewlett Packard.   He graduated with a Masters in Business from Arizona State University.
Suzu Solkin

Suzu Solkin

Director of Marketing

Suzu Solkin is Director of Marketing and Sales at Li9 Technology Solutions, with responsibility for marketing, partner relationships, brand management and corporate development.  Prior to her current role at Li9, Suzu served as the Executive Director at a local Fountain Hills Center for the Arts, where she worked successfully on major donor development, fiscal recovery and strategic program development.
Simon McAuley

Simon McAuley

Director of Sales

Simon McAuley has deep sales experience in IT Infrastructure as well as PaaS and SaaS; particularly with Dev Ops and Application Development. Simon recently spent six years with H-P (enterprise software) and more recently with a venture capital start up.

Contact us at info@Li9.com or 480.686.6963.