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Joe Nizhnikov


Joe received his degree in Business Information Technology from Virginia Tech in 2007, with a focus in Decision Support Systems.  He started his career with Accenture, and spent 10 years there working within their technology practice.  During his time at Accenture, Joe helped large commercial and federal customers navigate a range of challenges from large scale ERP implementations, analytics, big data, in-memory computing, digital transformation, and cloud computing.  In 2016, Joe joined Salesforce - the global leader in cloud computing as a strategic account executive to help his federal customers navigate IT modernization.  Joe lives in DC with his wife (a Wahoo unfortunately) and his two daughters. (4 year term; ending spring 2022)