Absolute Performance, Inc

Since its founding in 1997, API has emerged as a leader in Infrastructure Management and Data & Application Modernization Services

Board Of Directors

Jerry Champlin

Jerry Champlin, President and Chief Strategy Officer

Mr. Champlin founded Absolute Performance, Inc., (API) in 1997 with initial focus on solving core business application performance and availability challenges. He is responsible for strategic technology leadership of the company including guiding the continuous evolution of System Shepherd® APM as a Service Platform and defining strategic business services for the company. Mr. Champlin serves as a trusted advisor to major customers on topics ranging from Application Lifecycle and Service Management best practices, SaaS application architecture and Comprehensive Security Program development.

Mr. Champlin earned his Bachelor of Arts in Physics from Carleton College and Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Minnesota.

Scott Shafer

Scott Shafer, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Mr. Shafer has a proven track record of success in the technology and business process outsourcing for global companies including Electronic Data Systems (EDS), Fiserv and Firstsource. Since 2012, he has served as the CEO of Absolute Performance Inc., (API).

His operating philosophy is to help / bring value to customers by providing proven and enhanced offerings and solutions that not only improve technology performance but assist in the growth and profitability of each organization.

Mr. Shafer has a passion for mentoring young entrepreneurs and early stage companies ranging from technology to environmentally friendly plant-based food manufacturing. He was also one of the founding parents for a K-12 school in Colorado that has been recognized as one of the Top 100 US High Schools for the past 12 years.

A proud parent of two successful young adults, Mr. Shafer enjoys spending time in the Denver / Boulder community where he resides and enjoying all that Colorado has to offer.

Jon Gordon

Jon Gordon, Serial Entrepreneur and Managing Partner, Sheer Velocity, LLC

Jon is the Managing Partner and founder of Sheer Velocity, a retained executive search firm based in Denver, Colorado. Before launching Sheer Velocity, he served for five years as Executive Vice President for one of the nation’s largest retained executive search firms. As a serial entrepreneur, Jon has spearheaded several start-up ventures that have yielded successful exits for investors and employees alike including; Three Value Logic (3VL), Worldprints and SkyConnect. John has also been a senior level executive at such later stage companies as PureVision Technology.

Jon graduated with a degree in Environmental Conservation from the University of Colorado. Jon serves on the Board of Directors of the Emergency Family Assistance Association (EFAA) in Boulder, Colorado and has been a board member of Absolute Performance since 2012.