EVP of Business Development
Joe Hammer is an innovative leader with over 20 years of sales and business development experience in the cloud, telecommunications, and electronics industries. He has managed key customers and partners including Microsoft, Intel, IBM, HPE, Verizon, US Cellular, Vodafone, and AT&T. Prior to joining Alef, Joe directed global alliances at Nokia, successfully launching joint solutions in several areas including Cognitive Analytics, 5G, AR/VR, Sports & Entertainment, Advertising, Edge Computing and IoT. Joe is a decorated combat veteran and Brigadier General who served over 23 years in the USAF and Connecticut Air National Guard. He has extensive leadership and operations experience commanding hundreds of airmen in deployments all over the world including Afghanistan, Iraq, Ecuador and Italy. He earned an MBA from Yale University and has an Engineering degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.