Joe is currently Cisco's State, Local Government and Education Services Sales Consultant for its Central Operation. He worked 17 years at IBM and 4 years at Cisco Systems prior to his current role. During his corporate tenures at IBM and Cisco he held various roles, including: Project Manager, Deployment Executive, Service Delivery Manager, Account Manager and, Services and Sales leadership. Prior to leaving IBM, Joe served in the North America Software Group team as their Midwest Sales Leader for API Management and Internet of Things. Joe has experience in several industry verticals including Public Sector, Insurance, Oil and Gas, Aerospace, Education, and Health Care.
Joe was a small business owner – he founded and eventually sold a small multimedia company. He also has experience supporting DOD and Air Force programs as a government contractor (TS/SCI) and is PMP certified. Joe was also a High School Math and Computer Science teacher and Coach in Queens, NY. After earning his BS in Computer Science from St. John’s University, he went on to earn his MA in Educational Technology from Long Island University and is currently pursuing an MBA at Baylor University, TX. Joe also has a long history of volunteering with Make-a-wish, Meals on Wheels, United Way, Catholic Charities, Gemers4Vets, etc.