Joe Makoid: IT Industry Leader
With 35+ years in management, business development and sales, Joe Makoid has become a remarkably successful, seasoned, results-driven, technology sales and business development leader in the IT industry.
Extensive management of sales, business development, product portfolios, product marketing, and most importantly built numerous strategic business relationships with companies such as: Citrix, VMware, Microsoft, IBM, Dell, Lenovo, Acer, Redhat, Atlantis Computing, Siemens, GE and etc.
With extensive industry knowledge, extreme enthusiasm and true charisma, Joe is the best of the best when it comes to being a leader, mentor, and strategic business partner.
In 2015, Joe Makoid Founded Hive-IO; a fast-emerging cloud compute platform that offers a complete software-defined solution for VDI, servers, storage and infrastructure virtualization with a simplified architecture that is an enhancement to existing approaches.
Prior to HiveIO, Joe as President and CEO of Devon IT – fastest growing alternative desktop company, for over 13 years. The company ranked third largest in world by IDC in 2008, No. 1 OEM developer of VDI device operating systems and management software. Over 1.5 million installations and over 18,000 customers. Developed alternative desktop compute models for leading global OEMs including Acer, Dell, Lenovo and others.
President and CEO of Managed Services International, Inc., developers of OpsWorks management and monitoring software, formed joint venture with Sungard corporation for managed services in 2003.
Founder President and CEO of DataCenterDirect a leading managed services company, sold to SafeGuard Scientifics in 2001.
Co Founder of Bus Tech Inc in 1987, spinout of Siemens Nixdorf and sold to StorageTek subsidiary in 1994.