Joe Rose

CHAIRMAN

Joe Rose is Co-Founder and President & CEO of Turnberry Solutions, Inc. a systems integration firm that specializes in business and IT strategy, industry-specific software solutions and IT staffing services. Turnberry provides clients with a competitive advantage in the digital economy. Mr. Rose, a consistent top achiever throughout his business career, possesses 25+ years of experience architecting, developing and selling large scalable hardware and software solutions. Mr. Rose has helped incubate start-up companies as well as provide strategic interim CXO leadership for major corporations.

 Mr. Rose worked through the mid-80's with NCR Corporation and AT&T. He then spent five years at Sun Microsystems, Inc., primarily selling and architecting Internet infrastructure solutions for major corporations. Subsequently, Mr. Rose successfully ran North America Sales for start-up company MINT Communication Systems, Inc., an EAI Middleware Company, which was purchased by SunGard Data Systems, Inc. (SDS).  Mr. Rose also held the position of CEO at start-up Planet Exchange, an open collaborative messaging platform company. Mr. Rose regularly advises small, medium and Fortune accounts who have new and exciting technology business initiatives they are trying to launch or grow.  

 Mr. Rose also spends significant time with Comcast Corporation as well as other firms.  At Comcast, Mr. Rose and his team have spent the past nineteen years working for Comcast architecting and deploying software solutions to support the nation’s largest video, high-speed internet, phone and security implementations.  Mr. Rose has held the interim position of CIO for the Comcast Commercial division helping that group to scale their infrastructure to meet increasing demand for their services. 

 Mr. Rose is a 1986 graduate of Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA, where his Entrepreneur skills were first realized. Mr. Rose created several start-up businesses while at Drexel, including a PC clone business rivaling Michael Dell in the early 80's. Mr. Rose is on the Board of Trustees at Gwynedd Mercy Academy H.S., and is very active with St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Philadelphia working with the Vocations office to attract more men to the priesthood. Mr. Rose recently joined the Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia’s Board of Trustees and is Chairman of the Board at Title Alliance. Mr. Rose is married to his wife Therese for 33 years and has four grown successful children and three wonderful grandsons.