scott's background

Scott's Background


Scott Hackbarth, Owner 1080 IT 

Before launching 1080 IT in January 2008, Scott was a Business Systems Manager with Ameriprise Financial.  During his 14 years with Ameriprise, Scott was a technology partner for over 500 financial advisors and top executives, providing practice management consulting, technology implementation, staff training, and daily support.  Priding himself as the non-geek’s geek, Scott’s sense of humor and ability to put complex tech terms into everyday language has made him a valuable partner to financial advisors nationwide. 

Scott holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance and Computer Science from Augsburg College.  A passionate alpine skier, Scott has also coached the Eden Prairie High School Alpine Race team for the past four years.

1080 IT services small to mid-sized financial services companies with technology solutions that drive business performance.  Our expertise includes new technology set up and maintenance, legacy technology assessments, network solutions, contact management, disaster recovery and troubleshooting.  To learn more about 1080 IT, please contact Scott Hackbarth at



For more information contact: Scott          phone: 612.310.7355       email: