Joseph Derbas

Delivering Exponential Growth Through Sales and Operational Excellence

Senior Solutions Architect


Joe is a 25+ year IT sales and consulting veteran. Joe brings a multitude of experience in strategic technology and consulting practice development, including opening up the Chicago and US offices for several enterprise and start-up firms located in the US and internationally. Joe’s expertise is in sales and operational excellence, solution validation, market analysis, revenue creation, and the supporting partner and alliance requirements to grow a business exponentially. Joe’s experience includes management and leadership positions with enterprise firms such as CA Technologies & BMC Software. Additionally, Joe has opened and managed the US or Midwestern sales and operations for startup companies such as Spigit (acquired by Mindjet), Marimba (acquired by BMC), ChainLink/Kintana (acquired by HP), and VelociData. As a consultant, Joe has been instrumental in assisting numerous entrepreneurial firms in validating their business technology and value proposition. Joe is heavily involved in the Chicago IT and innovation community and works with such organizations as icStars, the Chicago Innovation Awards, the Technology Leadership Association (TLA), the Illinois Technology Association (ITA), the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP), and is a member of the Metropolitan Club of Chicago. 

Another day, another opportunity is his personal motto.   

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