As President, Chief Executive Officer and a board member of Corporate Visions, Joe Terry spearheads the company’s vision and strategy execution.
With more than 25 years of experience in sales, sales management, marketing, operations and executive management at companies such as Pacific Medical, PeopleSoft, Workstream and Kronos, Joe is focused on continuing to grow Corporate Visions into a world-class organization that serves its employees, customers, and communities.
Since his arrival in 2008, Joe has led the company to record growth in bookings, revenue and profits and has achieved an impressive 40% compounded annual EBITDA growth rate in the last seven years under his leadership. Additionally, Corporate Visions’ revenue has grown to over 7 times its original size since he first arrived.
Joe has played an instrumental role in leading the company through five successful acquisitions, including Launch International (June 2014), Executive Conversation (November 2013), BayGroup International (April 2013), WhiteboardSelling (September 2012) and Customer Message Management (August 2008). He also led the last two management buyout transactions with private equity partners Hammond, Kennedy & Whitney (July 2010) and Sentinel Capital Partners (May 2015).
A highly successful athlete, Joe played middle linebacker for the Seattle Seahawks and is an accomplished triathlete competitor. In addition to finishing many Ironman races, he won the 2012 Ironman Florida Executive Challenge for his age group and has twice qualified for and finished the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii (2013 and 2015). Joe founded the CVI Power Foundation, which supports employee and company donations to various charitable organizations all over the world.
Joe studied marketing at California State University, Hayward, and earned a B.A. in management from the University of Phoenix. He also has completed multiple executive education courses from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, Stanford School of Business and Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and twin daughters.