Joe Wang joined Impartner in 2015 when he, along with $700M growth equity firm Kennet Partners, acquired a majority ownership of the company, then known as TreeHouse Interactive. Mr. Wang’s record includes 25 years of growing high-tech businesses and generating tremendous returns for his investors.
As CEO at WatchGuard Technologies, he successfully turned around the declining business, creating a profitable and growing company with vastly improved technology and market position. Prior to WatchGuard, Wang made his mark in the Utah high-tech community as CEO of local software powerhouse LANDesk Software, an Intel spin-off, where he grew the company by 150% in four years. He successfully sold LANDesk Software for over $400M, generating 11x return for shareholders. Before LANDesk, Wang was vice president and general manager of Symantec’s Enterprise Administration Division, a business unit with $230M in annual sales. Wang joined Symantec by selling them 20/20 Software, a company he founded and at which he was the CEO. He built 20/20 Software from conception to a growing and profitable business and ultimately championed its successful acquisition, generating a 10x return for investors.
Wang holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Peking University, a master’s degree in managed information systems from Renmin University of China, and a master’s degree in communications management from the University of Southern California.