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Consultant Summary :Joe Wolke is a seasoned Technology Strategy Consultant who has focused his career on optimizing business value through the use of technology. He has done significant work with organizations consolidating or right-sizing in the aftermath of mergers or acquisitions. Additionally, he has facilitated in the transformation of IT leaders into brokers of services from cloud providers as well as internal departments.

In recent years, much of his time has been spent assisting in the evolution of IT teams to meet the challenges and opportunities presented by changes in the business and technology landscapes. Joe draws on more than 35 years of business management experience, 20 of them spent in executive IT positions, to effectively coach and train IT leaders in defining, communicating, and implementing IT strategies. Most recently, Joe held the position of Managing Principal and IT Strategy Practice Director for the Forsythe Solutions Group. Forsythe is a $1b firm, recently named as one of Forbes Magazine’s best Management Consulting Firms for IT Strategy.

Prior to his 10+ years at Forsythe, Joe spent seven years at the Aon Corporation, a Fortune 500 company that provides insurance brokerage and risk management services world-wide. He served initially as a divisional CIO and later as Vice President of Global IT Strategy and Communications. In his career, Joe was also the Director of Corporate Information Services for the Brunswick Corporation and held management positions in manufacturing, retail and services organizations.

Areas of Expertise
  • Business Strategy & Planning
  • Technology & IT Services

Industry Experience
  • Banking, Financial Services and Insurance
  • Manufacturing & Mining
  • Technology and Web-Based Services
  • Consulting, Research and Business Services
  • Retail and Wholesale Trade

Education

Webster University MBA, Information Resource Management

Brandeis University BA, Major: Urban Studies, Minor: Economics

Oracle Corporation Master of Application Development

SIM Regional Leadership Forum


Joe Wolke

Communication Methods

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  • Phone
  • Video