Prior Joe was President of Penn Foster one of the largest online schools in the country. He served as president of e-Dialog, a leading SaaS multi-channel digital marketing organization owned by eBay that served clients focused on driving consumer engagement. Joe was CEO of Exit41 an innovative restaurant solutions company. For five years he was the Global Leader of IBM’s Retail Industry business. He joined IBM when the company acquired strategy consulting firm Mainspring, where Joe served as COO. Before Mainspring, Joe was a consulting partner at Ernst & Young where he spent ten years implementing new and emerging technologies.
Joe also provides his expertise in growth strategies to emerging companies as an advisory board member. A speaker at numerous industry conferences, Joe has also been featured in broadcast media outlets including The History Channel’s Modern Marvels, CNBC’s On the Money, and FOX News Live. Joe has been widely quoted in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, NY Times, and Inc. Magazine
A firm believer in the parallel challenges of leading a company and pushing physical fitness limitations, Joe is also an accomplished endurance athlete. He has completed six Ironman triathlons and over 90 marathon distance races. He recently published his book "Living the High Performance Life". In 2017 he ran a marathon on Six Continents in Six Days.