- Joe Clarke
- Panelist, On Small Business
Joe Clarke is the Chair of the Washington, DC Chapter of SCORE. SCORE is a volunteer organization that provides mentoring for small businesses. The Washington, DC Chapter has over fifty counselors and provides mentoring to over 3,000 clients each year. In addition, they provide business-related workshops to thousands of attendees annually.
Joe has over 40 years of experience providing consulting services to clients in both the federal government and commercial sectors. This experience includes over 25 years of specializing in IT consulting. Mr. Clarke holds certification as an ITIL Expert, the highest certification available for the IT Service Management field.
Joe retired from Gartner Consulting where he was a subject matter expert in process engineering and service management. His experience includes over 15 years of helping a small consulting firm grow from 12 employees to over 150. He served as an officer in the US Coast Guard with tours of duty in Vietnam and in the Office of Boating Safety.