BlueTie was founded in 1999 with the vision of providing growing businesses of all sizes with the business tools that help streamline user workflow. Today BlueTie is living that vision as a leading provider of Software as a Service (SaaS), delivering applications that are fast, inexpensive, and reliable. The company is democratizing technology by making its flagship collaboration suite - which includes email, calendaring, and sharing - available to businesses at $5.99 per user per month, and to larger organizations at a fraction of the cost of its peers. BlueTie distributes its services via the web, direct sales, and through leading service providers worldwide.
BlueTie's Board of Directors is comprised of senior executives from large and small firms alike. Each Director contributes their extensive knowledge and experience in successfully marketing and delivering services to the SMB market. BlueTie puts that knowledge to work each and every day.
Tom Golisano founded Paychex in Rochester, NY in 1971 with the goal of serving the small business market as a provider of payroll and human resource solutions. After leading the industry as an Inc. 500 company several years in a row, in 1983 he took Paychex public on the NASDAQ exchange and has led the amazing growth of the company ever since. Today, the company has over 9,300 employees and serves approximately 500,000 clients, with fiscal 2003 sales of nearly $1.1 billion. In January 2004, Paychex was named one of the 26 best-managed companies in America by Forbes magazine. In February of the same year, Fortune magazine named Paychex one of the most admired companies in America, as well as being named to Fortune's annual list of "100 Best Companies To Work For" in America for the third straight year.
David Koretz founded BlueTie in March 1999. Mr. Koretz has led BlueTie from a fledgling Internet start-up to a recognized technology leader. Prior to founding BlueTie, he served as CEO of several companies, including Network Marketing International, which during his tenure became the world's first Internet-based sales lead company. Mr. Koretz is also the author of several patents in the area of email messaging and collaborative technology. A native of Rochester, NY, Mr. Koretz has been featured in Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, CIO Magazine, eWeek, Computer Reseller News, ASP Industry News, VAR Business, Wall Street Reporter, VentureWire, People Magazine, Business Strategies, the NY Times, The Boston Globe and the NY Sun.
Walter Turek is Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Paychex. He is responsible for over 800 sales people and 100 managers nationally as well as the National Sales Support organization employing 90 people and the National Accounts Marketing group which is a specialized group focused on national franchisees and association groups.
Gary Polisseni joined BlueTie's board in 2001 and brought with him his vast knowledge of the telecommunications industry. Mr. Polisseni founded RTI Telecom and led the organization to enormous growth before selling the successful company to Choice One Communications. Mr. Polisseni currently owns and operates GP Associates and the Polisseni Agency, specializing in business management and insurance respectively.
As President, Robert Doty is responsible for the execution of BlueTie's corporate strategic initiatives. Mr. Doty joined BlueTie 5 years ago after rapidly ascending through increasingly senior roles in a global engineering organization at Xerox Corp. Holding increasingly more senior roles at BlueTie, Robert most recently served on BlueTie's executive team as the Director of Services Delivery responsible for the development and execution of the IT strategy and overseeing the daily management, administration and maintenance of BlueTie's production, development and testing environments and the delivery of the services these environments provide to their respective end users.