About 123Net

123Net is Michigan’s premier wireless, fiber, and technical solution provider. Since 1995, our organization has successfully delivered the highest quality voice, data and colocation infrastructure services to progressive clients across Michigan, including large and small enterprises, carriers, ISPs, and a variety of technology organizations. Our business is built on rapid delivery and reliable redundancy, ensuring your business never misses an opportunity.


123Net is privately owned and headquartered in Southfield, Michigan. Our entire organization is committed to helping drive Michigan growth – deploying smarter technology to develop agile workforces and promote business innovation. We are managed by a diverse team of accomplished executives with strong engineering and problem-solving backgrounds, working together to maximize the solutions and returns for our clients. Our team looks forward to working with you.


123Net’s ownership is comprised of a team of accomplished engineers committed to continually advancing the company’s products and services to remain at the cutting edge of its industry.

Daniel Irvin

President & CEO

Dan Irvin is Founder and primary owner of 123Net and actively serves as its President and Chief Executive Officer. He studied Physics at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI and holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Oakland University in Rochester, MI. Prior to starting what would become 123Net, Dan developed controls software for jet engines at General Electric Aircraft Engines.

Ryan Duda


Ryan joined 123Net at the age of 17 just after graduating high school and became part owner in 1999. Ryan is the 123net Core Engineer and Network Architect – Layers 1 to 7. Ryan is known for coding an online portal in 1998, which allowed anyone to become a Virtual Internet Service Provider as well as interconnecting one of the first Class 4 software switches to the SS7 Network.

James Kandler

James Kandler


James brings more than 10 years industry expertise to the 123Net team. A Magna Cum Laude graduate of Michigan Technological University with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and German International Minor, James serves as Chief Operations Officer of 123Net.