Joe Wykes is senior vice president of global partnerships and commerce. That’s right: two groups. He leads Acquia’s partner business – a vibrant ecosystem of organizations that provides services to help customers realize the full potential of Acquia’s software. He also leads the commerce team – a group provides software that helps customers excel where there are opportunities for content and commerce to converge to deliver best-in-class customer journeys.
Joe joined Acquia in March 2012 as vice president of global channels. He previously served as president of Percussion Software, an early pioneer in content management and data integration. During his tenure, he led the company’s successful expansion into the enterprise market. Before that, Joe ran worldwide sales and alliances for Percussion, based out of San Francisco, and was the managing director of Percussion's EMEA operation in London.
Joe is a passionate team builder and dealmaker. He has a proven track record of assembling teams that consistently perform at extraordinary heights. Joe is a leader who believes that when you combine hard work, talent and integrity you can achieve all that you set out to do.
Joe grew up in England and read medieval and modern history as an undergraduate. He went on to qualify as a barrister-at-law. If he were not working in software, he would follow his dream of being an actor. Check out his voiceover for Acquia here.
He and his wife have a son and daughter, and live in Marblehead, Massachusetts.