Joseph MacDonald

Joseph MacDonald
Manager, IT Services & Risk

Joseph (Joe) MacDonald is the manager of IT services and risk at Innovacorp, providing a broad range of IT products, services and support for incubation clients and managing the day-to-day IT operations at all Innovacorp’s locations.

Joe has more than 25 years of professional IT experience in a wide range of industries, positions and company sizes. His background and knowledge cover everything from Apple to Windows, servers to desktops, routers to firewalls, tablets to smartphones, traditional PBX systems to VoIP, HTML to C++, and helpdesk services to project management.

Joe spent 10 years in the casino and hotel industry, including seven in Las Vegas, Nevada. While there, he worked at Caesars Palace and the Desert Inn, and spent five years as part of the opening team for Wynn Las Vegas before heading back to Nova Scotia in 2006. After a brief stint as a senior consultant, he joined the Innovacorp team in 2007.

Joe has designations and training in computer science, computer systems (management and support), project management, risk management, Microsoft systems engineering, ITIL Foundations, and Apple OS X Lion client and server. He is also a board member of the Risk and Insurance Management Society’s Maritime Chapter.