In 2003, while working as a field network engineer Joel Bomgar developed the first version of the Bomgar remote support solution as a way to provide remote technical support to disparate users without leaving his desk. Since the company’s founding in 2003, Joel has led the company to acquire over 7,500 customers and increase revenues by over 500 percent. The company’s rapid growth has been recognized by numerous awards, including Deloitte’s Fast 500, and Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 500|5000 for 5 consecutive years.

Prior to starting Bomgar Corporation, Joel worked as a senior network engineer for Business Communications, Inc. (BCI), a systems integrator, where he was responsible for providing technical support and assistance to all of BCI’s customers. Joel has nearly a decade of experience in network engineering, and served in the Mississippi Air National Guard where he honed his networking and computer skills, earning numerous network certifications. Joel graduated from Belhaven College with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and serves on numerous technology and public policy boards. Read more.