Professor Joseph has almost twenty years of management, marketing and sales experience and more than fifteen years of high-tech industry experience. As a management consultant, Mr. Joseph works with founding management teams, senior executives, board members and investors. Past clients and employers include more than 100 organizations, ranging from seed stage and venture-capital backed start-ups to Fortune 100 manufacturers such as: Compaq, Intel, United Technologies Corporation, Dassault-SolidWorks, and Waveset Technologies.
Mr. Joseph has also headed of Product Marketing groups at two New England-based software companies, including Deploy Solutions (acquired by Kronos in 2007) and Netegrity (acquired by CA in 2005). While at CA, he was appointed to the transition team and worked closely with senior executive and strategy teams during both the Netegrity-CA company integration and the eTrust (Security division) business planning processes. Mr. Joseph led a team of five product marketing professionals in the Identity and Access Management (IAM) product group which accounted for more than $300 million in annual revenue.
Prior to joining Netegrity, Mr. Joseph was Vice President of Simon Management Group (SMG), a management consulting firm founded by Bain and Co. alumnus, Peter Simon. While at SMG, Mr. Joseph opened and ran the firm’s Austin, TX office and frequently worked with international clients seeking business partnerships and investment from U.S.-based businesses. For the five years prior to attending graduate school, Mr. Joseph was self-employed as co-founder and general manager of a successful services training business.
In 2009, Mr. Joseph established Contexed, LLC to more formally develop his consulting and executive training services business. Contexed provides management consulting and go-to-market advisory services to clients in the United States and Israel and its experience spans many vertical industries, products and solutions, and many types of businesses, including: hardware, software, SaaS and services providers. As the Premier Global Partner of TechMark™, Contexed is uniquely positioned to deliver experiential (“consequences-based”) business training and team-building programs to global and growing organizations. Through partnerships and direct selling, Mr. Joseph has led TechMark-based executive development programs in the U.S., Saudi Arabia, and China.
Mr. Joseph lives in Natick, MA with his wife and two children and serves as an elected member of the Natick Board of Selectmen. He is also an elected member of Natick’s representative Town Meeting, Chair of its Economic Development Committee, and has served as an appointed member of the Revenue Enhancement Task Force. He has recently completed his 11th marathon, including 5 consecutive Boston Marathons while raising funds for local homeless and hunger relief organizations.