Joe Ghory

Global Head, Advanced Data & Analytics Practice and leader in the Artificial Intelligence, Digital Transformation, and Technology Practices, Russell Reynolds Associates
Joe Ghory
Joe Ghory is the global head of the firm’s Advanced Data & Analytics Practice and leader in the Artificial Intelligence, Digital Transformation, and Technology Practices. He is a trusted advisor to clients on the convergence of talent and technology across all facets of the enterprise. With a focus on advanced data, analytics, and Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and the impact of disruptive technologies on competitive advantage Joe advises clients on how to recruit and retain outstanding leaders across sectors and geography. He also works with private equity and venture capital firms to recruit senior leaders for their portfolio companies. More recently, Joe has been involved in a variety of efforts to increase analytics and technology representation on corporate boards.

Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Joe led product marketing for the VeriFone GlobalBay Mobile Innovation and Payments Group. His responsibilities included product strategy, new product development, international expansion, and go-to-market initiatives. Before VeriFone, he worked at Riverbed Technology, a leader in application performance infrastructure, where he specialized in public and private cloud infrastructure and services, virtualization, and disaster recovery solutions. Joe joined Riverbed from Updata Partners, where he led the firm’s sourcing and diligence efforts in the enterprise technology space. His earlier professional experience included roles where he directed programs for multiple global brands and startups, focusing on competitive analysis, strategy and market expansion.

Joe received his B.A. in international business and politics from the University of California, Berkeley and his M.A. in economics from the University of Cambridge (UK).