Joe Wytanis

Partner - Interim & Fractional CEO | COO | CPO

Joe Wytanis takes exciting product and service ideas and turns them into runaway successful launches and companies. As a CEO and senior operations, product and marketing executive for $10M to $275M companies, he has led the development and launch of more than 200+ consumer electronic products to the worldwide market and achieved number one worldwide market ship share position.

Experienced in all functional areas of an organization with focus on product/service development, sales & business and development, operations, and internationally-sourced manufacturing, he helps startup and middle-marketing companies to:

  • Offer products and/or services worldwide
  • Find new business opportunities
  • Develop new, high-quality products and services
  • Deliver strong revenues and profits, and
  • Position start-up and/or existing businesses for sustainable global growth

As an expert in international outsourced ODM/OEM/CM business approaches and operational best practices that significantly reduce product/service costs and operating expenses, while increasing quality, production, and overall market share, Joe works with high tech, consumer electronic, wireless, networking, telecommunication, computing, and IoT companies.

In his distinguished career, Joe served as:

Chief Executive Officer & President of Zoom Telephonics, Inc. where he provided visionary leadership for the $40M publicly traded high technology company bringing Motorola™ branded products to end consumers through e/retail and service provider channels worldwide.

Founder & Principal of High-Tech Associates, LLC, a consulting firm that provided services to Global Fortune 2000 companies. Clients included Flextronics (“Flex”), Infosys, and NCR.  Hired to drive IoT, Connected Living/Life, Smart Home, Direct-To-Operator, and Consumer Electronic Product Development business and strategy.

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer for SMC Networks, where he was responsible for all company operations and spearheaded the introduction of 15+ new products in less than one year.

Founder, Vice President, and General Manager for Scientific-Atlanta/Cisco Service Provider Video Technology Group (“SPVTG’s”). The Cable Home Networking Business Unit that achieved #1 worldwide market ship share position under his leadership.

Joe has also held various senior level marketing, new business development, and strategic planning positions with companies such as the Associated Press, Northern Telecom, NCR/AT&T, BellSouth and Panasonic.

Throughout his career, he has been recognized as a top performer and received numerous awards for his performance. Awards include:

  • Cisco’s Top Talent Program while also serving as a Mentor in Cisco’s Leadership Development Program for high potential management employees
  • University of Georgia, Terry College of Business – Top 50 MBA Movers and Shakers in Business

Joe holds a B.S. degree from Rowan University in Business Administration – Marketing and an MBA from the University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, Executive M.B.A program He was selected into both The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi and The International Honor Society of Beta Gamma Sigma for academic excellence.