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Justin is a serial entrepreneur, early-stage advisor, and angel investor. He is recognized as an authority on cloud computing, small and medium-sized business market strategy, and startups and is regularly featured on television and in print, including appearances on CNBC, in BusinessWeek, Forbes, The New York Times and numerous other news outlets. Justin is currently Founder and CEO of Axcient, a leading provider of backup, business continuity and disaster recovery services to the small and mid-sized business (SMB) market. Axcient is one of the fastest growing companies in the SMB data protection space and is currently protecting more than 2 billion files and applications for businesses across North America. In addition to Axcient, Justin serves on the advisory board and councils of numerous private and public companies.
Prior to Axcient, Justin founded MK Global, which provided an innovative approach to addressing the surplus of secondary market telecommunications equipment after the dot-com collapse. MK Global analyzed and planned redeployments of metro fiber rings and built the first after-market service group for Nortel long-haul and short-haul transport equipment. Justin secured exclusive rights to over $1 Billion in infrastructure from major Telecom providers and led the company to profitability. Key customers included Qwest and Level 3 Communications. Before MK Global, Justin started CollegeJobs.com and worked at Morgan Stanley.