Joel Raper is senior vice president and general manager of Digital Workplace Solutions at Unisys, one of the four business units at the company. In tandem, Joel serves as the lead for UnifySquare, a Unisys company, that was acquired in June 2021. In his role overseeing Digital Workplace Solutions, Joel spearheads a team that creates modern and differentiated end-user experiences to create client breakthroughs.
Joel’s experience spans more than 20 years in technology solutions, and prior to joining Unisys, he was the chief operating officer and chief revenue officer for UnifySquare. While there, Joel progressed through several leadership roles during his five-year tenure and oversaw business development for the company’s consulting, managed service, and service integration initiatives. Throughout his career, he has honed skills in operational excellence, alliance creation, team building, partnership programs and delivery to create meaningful revenue streams culminating in acquisition opportunities.
With extensive experience in matrixed organizations and ownership of financial performance, Joel has established a reputation for elevating sales organizations, expanding market share and achieving customer-centric outcomes to meet business imperatives. Joel also has held senior leadership roles at Avanade and Azaleos during his career.
Joel received a Bachelor of Science degree in networking and telecommunications from the University of Phoenix.