Joe Ghory is a member of the Technology Sector where he focuses much of his work within the Digital Transformation and Information Officers Practices. With a concentration on Cloud, Big Data and Analytics, Social and Mobile, Joe advises, recruits and helps retain outstanding leaders for Software, Communications and Business and Professional Services companies. He also works with Private Equity and Venture Capital firms to recruit senior leaders for their portfolio companies.
Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Joe was the Director of Product Marketing for the VeriFone GlobalBay mobile innovation and payments group. His responsibilities included product strategy, new product development, international expansion and go-to-market. Before VeriFone, he was the Senior Product Marketing Manager at Riverbed Technology, a leading WAN Optimization company, where he specialized in public and private cloud infrastructure and services, virtualization and disaster recovery. Joe joined Riverbed from Updata Partners, where he led the firm’s sourcing and diligence efforts in the enterprise technology space. His previous professional experience includes roles where he directed marketing campaigns for multiple global brands and start-ups, focusing on competitive analysis, strategy and market expansion.
Joe received his B.A. in international business and politics from the University of California, Berkeley and his M.A. in economics from the University of Cambridge, U.K.