Joey Auer graduated from Southeastern Louisiana
University in 1987 with a BS Degree in Computer Science. In 1993, he started Diamond Data Systems out of his home with 1 employee. In 2008, his firm with nearly 100 professional IT engineers was acquired by Geocent, Inc.
Some of his accolades include:
- Awarded PC Magazine's "Top 20 Innovative Tech Companies in America" under his company name Diamond Data Systems, Inc.
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- Named to New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute (NORLI) appointment which is under economic development engine of GNO Inc.
- TechSouth Conference breakfast speaker/panelist concerning "Building a Gulf Coast Technology Corridor"
- Contributing member of Louisiana Technology Council since 1997 and board seat.
- Guest speaker at the University of Louisiana Lafayette Cyber Security Conference.
- Television guest for Senator Jon Johnson's talk show "The Business Report".
- Assisted in developing the TechVision plan for City of New Orleans and State of Louisiana.
- Featured speaker at Software Engineering Master's program at University of New Orleans (UNO)
- Charter member of the FBI's Infragard program
- Awarded Top Secret Security Clearance by the US Dept of Defense
- Featured radio guest with Will Hatcher (former FBI Cyber Security agent).