Joe Timko

Joe Timko

Joseph H. Timko’s career has been focused on B2B technology, software, and consulting. He most recently served as Chief Strategy Officer of ADP, a leading human capital software and services company. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President & Chief Technology & Strategy Officer for Pitney Bowes, a global player in shipping and communications. Joe brings an extensive background in consulting and technology. He was previously a Partner at McKinsey & Company in the Technology/Telecom and Industrial Sector Practice. He focused on industries such as communications equipment and services, IT software and services, industrial controls, and chemicals. In 13 years at the firm, he led engagements in the areas of business strategy, B2B marketing and sales, business development and M&A, turnarounds, and large scale operational transformation. Prior to McKinsey, Joe was a product manager and R&D leader for Bell Laboratories for over a decade where he delivered software/hardware products to telecommunications service provider customers. At both Bell and McKinsey, Joe was recognized as a people developer. Joe served on the US Advisory Board of Enactus, a campus-based, entrepreneurial non-profit. He has served as start-up advisor and occasional guest lecturer at MBA schools including Columbia, UVa Darden, Duke Fuqua, UNC Kenan Flagler, and UT Austin. He lectures on topics such as leading innovation, behavioral economics in executive decision making, and execution of strategy. Joe received an MBA from The Wharton School as a Palmer Scholar. He also received a Master of Science degree from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Science from Virginia Tech, both in computer and electrical engineering. Areas of interest: technology and software, operational transformation, people development, decision making and behavioral economics.