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Dr. Joe Hage is a results-oriented digital transformation executive with extensive experience in organizational leadership, information technology, business operations, and management consulting. He has a global acumen having worked with private and publicly traded companies, educational institutions, governments, and NGOs across the globe. He possesses a proven record in successfully starting up and scaling organizations, attracting talented individuals, and building success-driven teams. As a dynamic leader, Dr. Hage has an ability to identify opportunities to automate and improve processes, enable systems to meet business needs, and improve bottom line results. He has achieved positive results in implementing digital transformation and enterprise solutions to contain costs while increasing stakeholder satisfaction, simplifying processes, improving efficiency, and ensuring economies of scale.

Dr. Hage is a digital transformation consultant with the UNESCO and UNICEF leading digital transformation projects in Iraq’s education sector. As a UNDP expert at the Ministry of State for Administrative Reform, he led the development of the Digital Transformation Strategy and Implementation Plan for the Government of Lebanon. With the World Bank Group, he has been contributing to various digital transformation initiatives in Africa and Asia. He headed the strategy development for digital transformation in higher education in Tunisia. He provided technical assistance to governments and universities on digital transformation in Kenya, Nigeria, Gambia, Zambia, Ethiopia, Vietnam, and the Philippines.

Previously, Dr. Hage was Chief Executive Officer at MoneyCam Corporation, Associate Chief Information Officer at the American University of Beirut, Chief Executive Officer of eSharing Corporation, and Venture Partner at PacRim Venture Partners, in Silicon Valley. He spent nine years at Agile Software (acquired by Oracle) where he headed the Small and Medium Enterprise Solutions Division as Senior Vice President and General Manager. Before this role, he was Senior Vice President of Products and Technology and Vice President of Corporate Marketing. Agile focused on product lifecycle management and supply chain management solutions. Prior to Agile, he worked at Starfish Software (acquired by Motorola) where he led the development of Java-based enterprise applications for collaboration, scheduling, and directory services (acquired by Yahoo!). Previously, he held positions at Novell, Borland, Prime Computer, Data General, and Honeywell in the Middle East and North America.

Dr. Hage is credited with several patents, scholarly articles, and books. He holds a doctorate in Business Administration Summa Cum Laude (University of Phoenix), M.B.A. Summa Cum Laude (Santa Clara University), and B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering (Northeastern University).

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Dr. Joe Hage is a digital transformation consultant with UNESCO and UNICEF leading digital transformation projects in Iraq’s education sector. As a UNDP expert at the Ministry of State for Administrative Reform, he led the development of the Digital Transformation Strategy and Implementation Plan for the Government of Lebanon. With the World Bank, he has been contributing to various digital transformation initiatives in Africa and Asia. He headed the strategy development for digital transformation in higher education in Tunisia. He provided technical assistance to governments and universities on digital transformation in Kenya, Nigeria, Gambia, Zambia, Ethiopia, Vietnam, and the Philippines.

Previously, Dr. Hage was Chief Executive Officer at MoneyCam, Associate Chief Information Officer at American University of Beirut, Chief Executive Officer of eSharing, and Venture Partner at PacRim Ventures in Silicon Valley. He spent nine years at Agile Software (acquired by Oracle) where he headed the Small and Medium Enterprise Solutions Division as Senior Vice President and General Manager. Before this role, he was Senior Vice President of Products and Technology and Vice President of Corporate Marketing. Agile focused on product lifecycle management and supply chain management solutions. Prior to Agile, he held positions at Starfish Software, Novell, Borland, Prime Computer, Data General, and Honeywell in the Middle East and North America.

Dr. Hage has several patents, scholarly articles, and books. He holds a doctorate in Business Administration Summa Cum Laude (University of Phoenix), M.B.A. Summa Cum Laude (Santa Clara University), and B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering (Northeastern University).

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Dr. Joe Hage is a digital transformation consultant leading projects in several countries with expertise in public administration and education. Previously, he was CEO at MoneyCam and Associate CIO at the American University of Beirut. Dr. Hage spent nine years at Agile Software (acquired by Oracle), where he led the Small & Midsize Enterprise Solutions Division as Senior VP and General Manager. Prior, he was Senior VP of Products and Technology and VP of Corporate Marketing. Before Agile, Dr. Hage held positions at Starfish, Novell, Borland, Prime Computer, Data General, and Honeywell in the Middle East and North America.

At the World Bank, Dr. Hage provides technical assistance for digital transformation projects in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. He authored several patents, scholarly articles, and books. He holds a Doctorate in Business Administration Summa Cum Laude, an MBA Summa Cum Laude, and a Bachelor in Electrical and Computer Engineering.