Meet the Author
Joe Zarb leads the RISE private edition, customer data center go-to-market and business development efforts. Joe was part of the original core-team that helped establish this new business model and solution offering. In his prior role as head of SAP’s Global Technology Partners, Joe managed a team of business development managers who established 360 degree relationships with 30 of SAP’s largest technology partners, customers, and suppliers.
Joe has extensive experience leading strategic, marketing, and operational functions for direct sales, alliance, and channel partner organizations. Joe has a proven track record of accelerating the time to value and market growth of customer and partner strategic initiatives.
Joe’s expertise includes enterprise application software, cloud computing, unified communications, analytics, machine learning, IoT, and databases. Additionally, Joe’s background with start-up companies (one, TopTier Software was acquired by SAP) led him to develop methods and tools to detail the technology process transformation and economic impact of projects with ROI, TCO, and risk assessments.
Joe has held key positions at IBM, Cisco, and Polycom as well as several start-up software companies.
Joe re-joined SAP in 2016, he’s a married father of two. Joe lives in CT, USA and in his spare time enjoys fishing, road-trips, the beach, and weekends coaching team-Zarb - his two children who are competitive hockey players.