Husband | Father | CEO

Who is Eric Rawn?

Eric Rawn is known for his ability to leverage technology to build profitable companies through innovation, as a motivated and imaginative business leader.  He has founded many companies, performed dozens of acquisitions and sold numerous businesses throughout his career.  Most notably, Eric is the Founder of Xobee Networks (aka BCT Consulting), one of the fastest growing technology companies in America. Headquartered in Central California, Xobee has become one of California’s most advanced Managed Support Companies, servicing more than 5,500 clients with offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Jose, Fresno, Palm Springs, Chicago, Austin TX and Portland. Started at the age of 17, Eric’s Xobee platform provides full turn-key technology solutions and support for every type of organization and maintains 24/7 monitoring in our state-of-the-art Network Operation Centers.


Under Eric’s 30+ years of leadership, Xobee has achieved record revenue growth and has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing companies in North America by both Inc. Magazine and Lead 411. Additionally, Eric has been featured in many articles and has received numerous awards including Business Street’s “40 Under 40” for his exceptional leadership in the technology industry.


In 2012, an innovative idea lead to the launch of Bulldog Chairs (, an exclusive, custom-designed, executive chair company bearing the official Fresno State University logo. 

Eric was co-founder of, a web portal for recovering addicts.  Through this philanthropy work, Eric helped start one of the most state-of-the-art treatment portals helping those afflicted with addictions ranging from Food to Work to Drugs to Technology and everything in-between.


Eric was instrumental in the founding of Electronic Recyclers International, Inc. (, the largest electronic waste recycler in the United States with more than 12+ locations throughout America. Through his leadership and insight, Eric helped bring the most innovative technology solutions to the recycling industry through custom application design for tracking and secure waste disposal.


In 2015, Eric created a property management company, 44 Rentals, where he quickly built a portfolio of dozens of single family homes, apartment complexes, Airbnb’s and commercial properties throughout the Central Valley.  His company now provides full service management utilizing state-of-the-art technology to bring housing opportunities to the community

University Academics, Achievements, & Family

As Eric’s passion for the community experience expanded over the years, Eric created and started publishing the Bass Lake Newspaper in the shadow of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, near Yosemite National Park.  It was just a small idea that could be used to share all of the wonderful things happening near and around the area.  As he went deeper into the stories and articles, he realized that there was such a rich amount of history and amazing people located right there in the heart of California’s Central Valley.  Through these publications, he seeks to spotlight those people, groups, experiences, and events that make the southern gateway to Yosemite National Park a special and unique place to enjoy with friends and family alike. 

Eric has a degree in Business Administration – Information Technology from California State University, Fresno and as an Alumnus, has participated on the Sid Craig School of Business Internship Advisory Board, presented entrepreneur speeches in the Alice Peters Auditorium, has been asked to judge Elevator Pitch Competitions in the Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and sat on the Business Advisory Council at California State University, Fresno.

Since his graduation from Fresno State University, Eric has continued to support his alumni as an ambassador to their Technology Services Program. Through this prestigious honor, Eric has helped Fresno State University further its mission of educating and empowering its students; supercharging their success into the future.

Eric has participated in the Fresno Mayor’s Technology Affinity group, which focuses on bringing innovative, state-of-the-art technology businesses and jobs to the Central Valley.

In addition, Eric has also sat on the board of the International Green Industry Hall of Fame ( which recognizes individuals and organizations for excellence and outstanding achievements in the green industry. Previously, Eric was also a board member of the Healthy Marriage Coalition of Fresno County (

Throughout most of his life, Eric was actively involved in Scouting and obtained the Eagle Scout Award (the highest Scouting Award available) in 1994. Eric was elected as a Board of Director onto the Gerald Rawn Scholarship Foundation and currently provides leadership in the ongoing creation of scholarships for fellow Scouts in Troop 436 of Hollister, California.

Eric has five beautiful children: Katelyn, Chloe, Nathan, Noah, and Cade who all enjoy wearing company polo shirts and dreaming about owning their own business one day.

With his innate business sense and entrepreneurial spirit, Eric further expanded his company by creating Xobee Communications, a telecommunications provider of state-of-the-art IP-based phone systems. In 2021, Xobee Communications evolved into Xobee Networks — the umbrella company for the Xobee Networks Family of Brands.

Eric by the Numbers

The Xobee Networks Family of Brands has thousands of clients throughout the state of California, including law firms, school districts, nonprofits, construction, and other organizations.


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Eric in the News

Xobee Networks Acquires San Jose Tech Company

Today, Xobee Networks, California’s largest-growing Managed IT Support company, is announcing the acquisition of Myers Network Solutions; San Jose’s partner of choice for computer business technology.

Xobee Networks Acquires Palm Springs Tech Company

Xobee Networks, the premier Managed IT Support tech experts across California, is today announcing the acquisition of Interconnect Networks — a pioneer in technology solutions based in Palm Springs, California.

BCT Joins Fresno State for Annual Day of Giving Fundraiser Celebration

On November 2nd, Fresno State is celebrating its 6th annual Day of Giving Fundraiser event with the greater Bulldog community. All friends, family, and alumni are welcome to join and lend whatever aid they feel to support the next generation of leaders.

Eric Rawn to Speak at 60 Ideas in 60 Minutes

The Business Journal hosts their second annual headliner event “60 Ideas in 60 Minutes”, which will be held on Wednesday, September 11th at 7am.

BCT Consulting Voted Best Technology Company in the Central Valley

BCT Consulting Inc. has received numerous awards throughout the years but is recently celebrating their number one in “Best Technology Company” awarded by The Business Journal’s “2018 Best of Central Valley Business”.

Valley Businesses Among the 5,000 Fastest Growing in the US

Inc. magazine released its annual list of the 5000 fastest growing private companies across the nation, and once again, businesses around the Valley made the cut.

BCT Consulting Acquires Two Bay Area Tech Firms

That’s the word of CEO Eric Rawn, who made the announcement at a morning press conference with local officials including council member Steve Brandau and Fresno’s Mayor-elect Lee Brand.

BCT Consulting Acquires Silicon Valley Tech Firm

To accommodate its steady growth, Fresno-based BCT Consulting, Inc. (Business Computer Technology) has acquired Sigma Communications, located in the Silicon Valley for an undisclosed amount.

BCT Consulting Wins Web Design Award With De Young Properties Website

FRESNO, CA — BCT Consulting, Inc., an award-winning design firm headquartered in Fresno, CA., today announced that it has been awarded Best in Class by the Interactive Media Awards™ for its work on the De Young Properties Website.

Eric Rawn Nominated For 2013 Small Business Influencer Awards

Cleveland, OH, August 13, 2013 – Rawn, Eric has been nominated for a 2013 Small Business Influencer Award in the category of Leaders.

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What People Are Saying

“From the very first meeting to the very last meeting, they were attentive to our needs, respectful of our questions and desirous of delivering a site that accomplished our objectives in a timely and cost-effective manner.”

Steve Hertel

President, Gary McDonald Homes

“The BCT team is always there to keep our computers and network running smoothly, productively and efficiently. We have faith and trust in them to always offer cutting edge and cost-effective solutions to our most pressing technological questions.”

Sonja Fabbian

Master Advisor, The Garabedian Group


In 1996 Eric Rawn started Xobee Networks as a single-person consulting firm known as BCT Consulting. For over 25 years, Eric has received numerous accolades in recognition of his civic and professional achievements. As an established leader and pacesetter in the IT support space, Eric has grown and expanded Xobee Networks throughout California and beyond; serving thousands of clients, including hundreds of law firms, school districts, nonprofits, and other organizations.

November 9th, 2022

Xobee Networks expands their services and products throughout California by acquiring Palm Springs tech firm, Interconnect Networks.

August 31st, 2022

Xobee Networks acquires Los Angeles-based nonprofit technology solutions firm, ZAPtech Solutions, emboldening its services and suite of products to nonprofit organizations.

December 14th, 2021

Xobee Networks acquires San Jose IT solutions firm Myers Network Solutions, extending their services and products throughout the region.

January 1st, 2021

BCT Consulting received the award for “Best Web Designers in Fresno” from

August 20th, 2019

Eric Rawn sells Green Planet.

July 19th, 2019

Eric Rawn speaks at The Business Journal’s second annual headliner event “60 Ideas in 60 Minutes” — an event hosting local leaders in Fresno California, discussing how businesses can be more successful and efficient.

December 4th, 2018

BCT Consulting voted “Best Technology Company” in the Central Valley by The Business Journal’s “2018 Best of Central Valley Business”.

July 16th, 2016

Eric Rawn starts Green Planet.

November 4th, 2013

BCT Consulting awarded “Best in Class” by the Interactive Media Awards™ for its work on the De Young Properties Website.

August 13, 2013

Eric Rawn is recognized by Small Business Trends by being nominated for the 2013 Small Business Influencer Award in the catagory of “Leaders”. 

January 1, 2008

Eric Rawn is nominated for Business Steet’s “40 Under 40” award, celebrating hard-working individuals in central California who have achieved great success before the age of 40. 

June 9th, 1992

Eric Rawn starts Hollister Surf Club.

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.”

Steve Jobs
Co-founder, Chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc. 

“Almost everything worthwhile carries with it some sort of risk, whether it’s starting a new business, whether it’s leaving home, whether it’s getting married, or whether it’s flying into space.”

Chris Hadfield
Former Commander of the International Space Station

“You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.”

Woodrow Wilson
28th President of the United States

Family Values

The Rawn Family

Eric has built his life on strong principles that can be felt in both the household and the office, with affection and attention to care that is only befitting of a loving husband and father of four. That support is extended to his employees and clients in a way that is both felt and valued. Eric parents five beautiful children alongside his lovely wife, Thalia and together they enjoy relaxing getaways to Bass Lake, CA.

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