About Jim Kandrac

MEMBER, Board of Trustees

Jim Kandrac is the President and Founder of UCG Technologies in Independence, Ohio. Jim graduated from Cleveland State University with a BBA in marketing. After graduate school, Jim interned at IBM and spent several years in a corporate role at another firm. However, Jim trusted his entrepreneurial instincts and started UCG in 1987 at 26 years old.

UCG Technologies specializes in the IBM iSeries. Products and services include IBM i Cloud Backup and Disaster Recovery; Enterprise Security Training; and IBM POWER8 Systems. UCG's IBM i Cloud Backup & Disaster Recovery solution is featured in IBM’s Global Solutions Directory.  

Jim and his wife Pamela live in Brecksville, Ohio and have two adult daughters, Kristin and Lauren.