Joe is a leader in the Financial Services, Business Transformation team at Cisco Systems delivering the value of the Internet of Everything to global banking and wealth management firms. He and his group take a business outcomes based approach in delivering market leading solutions. In prior roles Joe served as VP, Consulting Sales and M&A in the Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Digital Software & Solutions Group, delivered Big Data solutions to Wall Street while at Informatica and worked at Microsoft for more than 17 years where he was Managing Director, Worldwide Banking & Capital Markets. Joe serves on the NJIT University Board of Advisors College of Computing Sciences and has 4 citations in patents for his work on mission-critical computing architecture. Joe has more than 25 years of experience in IT and business leadership roles serving the financial services, retail, cpg, communications, media & entertainment, life sciences, professional services, and shipping industries. Joe served as Managing Director of Banking and Capital Markets in the Worldwide Financial Services Industry Group at Microsoft. He was featured on the cover of Finance on Windows in 2012. Pagano oversaw the industry strategy, sales, marketing, solution development, partner development, thought leadership and executive relations, ensuring that the full extent of Microsoft’s vision and value proposition was realized by banking and capital markets institutions globally. In the mid 00's Joe was responsible for the global channel services and support strategy and programs for the award winning Microsoft Partner Program where he led market development planning in Madrid, Reading UK, Bangalore, Shanghai, & Hangzhou with services made available to partners in more than 60 countries and 18 languages.