Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Joel is responsible for systems and program architecture, product design and data center operations. He focuses on defining the application architecture that will position UDP’s products to support next generation technology for the communications service providers of tomorrow.
With more than 37 years of telecommunications experience, Joel’s background is in general and operational management, billing, network engineering, finance, business development and information technology. Joel has worked for both regional and national service providers, having begun his telecom career as a Central Office Engineering Manager with Commonwealth Telephone Company.
Joel’s experience also includes serving as ICG’s Vice President of Customer Care and Billing Systems, where he managed 13 billing systems, message processing and operational support systems. Prior to joining UDP, he served as a Senior Consulting Manager for KPMG, managing large CSP transformation engagements.
Joel joined UDP in 2001.