– Chief Executive OfficerMeet Joel
A seasoned entrepreneur and startup executive, Joel Daly has a proven track record of establishing operational strategies that position emerging companies for long-term growth. As CEO at HOSTING, Joel oversees all operational activities while ensuring that each department has the tools and resources they need to create the best possible customer experience. Joel also leads the HOSTING direct and indirect channel sales teams and programs from inception to sales success.
Prior to HOSTING, Joel served as COO of QTC Management, a leading provider of medical examination and occupational health services. Previously, he co-founded and served as COO of INFLOW, an application hosting services provider. While at INFLOW, Joel oversaw the construction, operations and availability of 14 data centers throughout the United States. Joel also co-founded and served as Vice President of Operations for LINK-VTC, a global provider of videoconferencing services. LINK-VTC was acquired by Global Crossing in 1995.
Joel holds a master’s degree in business administration from Loyola Marymount University and a bachelor’s degree in management from the U.S. Air Force Academy.
An in-demand speaker, Joel advises corporations across the country on best practices for establishing service-oriented cultures.
– PresidentMeet Bill
As President of HOSTING, Bill provides the direction and management of all sales and marketing operations to accelerate HOSTING growth initiatives.
Prior to HOSTING, Bill launched the services division for SHI, a $3.2 billion software and hardware retailer. During his tenure, Bill established SHI’s overall service vision and strategy, including lifecycle services, software enablement, datacenter consulting, cloud computing services, and long-term contract services. Previously, Bill served as Director of Strategy and Innovation for IBM Global Services where he spearheaded business and technical development activities with Xcel Energy.
Bill holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in computer science and engineering from MIT.
– Chief Operating OfficerMeet Don
Don serves as principal architect and executioner of plans required to realize the HOSTING 2020 Vision. Functions reporting to Don include operations, engineering, product, compliance and security and our HostMySite division.
A 20-plus year veteran of the technology service provider field, Don brings a proven track record for improving operational and financial performance through the application and integration of people, process and technology.
Prior to his role as COO, Don served two years as our EVP of Operations. His cloud roots date back to 2005 when he ran operations at OpSource (now Dimension Data). Don has also held executive-level positions at Qwest (now CenturyLink) and Advanced Technology Group.
A passionate student and teacher of leadership, Don’s “why” is all about bringing out the very best in others. He teaches our Leadership@HOSTING series and enjoys coaching others to higher levels of performance.
Don graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He spent five years as an Infantry officer and is a decorated combat veteran from the First Gulf War.
Don lives in Denver with his wife and two kids where they enjoy the Colorado lifestyle and supporting Colorado Young Leader’s ongoing efforts to produce tomorrow’s leaders today.
– Chief Financial OfficerMeet Chris
Chris has held financial leadership positions in the information technology services industry since 2000. Prior to joining HOSTING, Chris was the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis with QTC Management, a leading provider of medical examination and occupational health services. Previously, Chris was with INFLOW, an application hosting services provider, where he served as Director of Business Operations and Finance as well as General Manager of the company’s Atlanta data center.
Chris served in the U.S. Air Force as a Business Analyst for a communications satellite acquisition program. He was also an instructor pilot and mission commander in the C-130 Hercules.
Chris holds a master’s degree in business administration from Loyola Marymount University and a bachelor’s degree in management from the U.S. Air Force Academy.
– Chief Information Security OfficerMeet Johan
Johan is a recognized thought leader in information security and compliance practices including HIPAA, PCI and Sarbanes Oxley. As Chief Information Security Officer at HOSTING, Johan guides and advises our clients in regulatory compliance measures as they pertain to cloud hosting environments. .
Prior to joining HOSTING, Johan served in a dual role as CTO and CISO for Schryver Medical, Inc., one of the largest medical service providers in the western United States. There, he architected a HIPAA compliant enterprise IT infrastructure in less than a year. Previously, Johan served as a consulting CISO and CIO for Savannah Technologies where he worked with a variety of companies including Warner Brothers, National Park Service and Walt Disney. Prior to Savannah Technologies, Johan was Director of Information Security for First Data, Inc., a global leader in payment technology and service solutions.
Johan has been a featured information security speaker at many national events, including DEF CON (defcon.org). In addition to earning a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. Johan also holds numerous information security certifications from leading organizations including the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc., the Information Systems Audit and Control Association and the National Security Agency (NSA). In his spare time, Johan teaches information security classes at Arapahoe Community College and coaches competitive CANVAS security assessment teams.
– Vice President of Customer InsightsMeet Rick
Rick has over 20 years of experience in the Information Technology Services industry in a variety of capacities, including consulting, investing and operational roles.
As Vice President of Customer Insights, Rick is responsible for leveraging customer information to drive revenue growth through marketing and channel activities. Before moving to his current position, Rick served as the Vice President of Finance and Business Operations for HOSTING, where he was responsible for the budgeting, forecasting and financial analysis activities of the firm, as well as systems and processes involved in revenue assurance.
Prior to HOSTING, Rick was an associate at Meritage Private Equity Funds, a communications focused venture capital firm. While at Meritage, Rick served on the investment committee and as interim COO for a portfolio company.
Rick also served as Manager of Business Operations at Inflow, Inc. until the company was acquired by Sungard Availability Services. Prior to Inflow, Rick was a consultant in Accenture’s Telecommunications Practice where he specialized in the Dynamic Middle Markets group within the Communications industry.
Rick has a B.S. degree in Information Systems from Colorado State University and an M.B.A. from the MIT Sloan School of Management.