Joe is a Global Vice President of IT & Digital at Sealed Air Corporation, leading the IT Business Development & Relationship Management function for the company. Joe and his team are responsible for bringing new technology solutions to the business in addition to managing the relationships between IT and the rest of the enterprise. Joe has over 25 years of experience across various industries including Telecom, REIT, Insurance, Consumer Goods, Manufacturing, and A & D. Prior to Sealed Air, Joe was the Divisional CIO for Heineken USA based out of White Plains, NY. In a short amount of time, he was able to turn the perception of IT there from order takers to strategic partners. Pre-Heineken, Joe was the VP and Regional CIO for EMEA for American Tower Corporation. He built a high performing IT organization in South Africa from the bottom up to support the fast growing region. In addition to creating an IT strategy for the region, he and his team implemented relevant technology in accelerated timeframes to enable the business to run and succeed in that market.
Joe started his career as an Engineer at United Technologies and has been a continuous improvement leader and project manager on the business side for many years prior to his shift to IT. This strong business foundation allows him to better align the right technology to the business challenges he faces as an IT leader. Joe has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Connecticut, a M.S. in Manufacturing Engineering from Boston University, and a M.S. in Management from RPI. He is also a certified Six Sigma Green Belt and Lean Practitioner.