Joe Peichel
21025 Larkin Road * Corcoran, Minnesota 55340 * Phone and Email Available on Request

"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction."

- Albert Einstein


Strategic thinker with excellent collaboration and team-building skills seeks to assist small-to-medium enterprises in transformation from good to excellent.


  • International Leadership - Proven technical leadership of diverse global teams over 14 years at a Fortune 250 enterprise
  • Knowledge of Web and Internet Technology - Broad and deep understanding of Internet and web technologies
  • Motivator and Mentor - Mentored highly-skilled technical resources in areas including XML, Collaboration, and Electronic Security, resulting in numerous successful application and infrastructure deployments


International Leadership

  • Chaired Seagate IT Application Architecture Core Team; grew team to over 150 members worldwide
  • Brokered software development and technology standards across 3 major manufacturing sites - Singapore, Minnesota/US, Springtown/Northern Ireland
  • Led proof-of-concept (POC) for secure Internet-based disk-to-disk backup service spanning 4 of Seagate's US campuses

Knowledge of Web Technology

  • Led team to implement Seagate's first executive blog, with software costs <$1000, and integrated to company's intranet portal and single-signon infrastructure (2007)
  • Initiated migration of business-to-business electronic transactions from EDI (Electronic Document Interchange) to XML (eXtensible Markup Language) in 1997, resulting in order-to-cash time reduction
  • Launched Seagate's first business application-focused intranet and extranet web sites in 1995 (Sales Rep 2000 and Customer Web 2000)
  • Led Seagate's first 3 generations of secure web-based collaboration systems for sales, marketing, and engineering


  • Inspired implementation of Seagate's first consolidated international remote access infrastructure, 1995-1997, rolled out to 14 countries globally
  • Led implementation of Seagate Sales and Marketing's first secure, single sign-on suite of global Internet-based applications written in Java (1995-1997)

Work History

Seagate Technology LLC, Bloomington, MN
IT Architect, 8 years experience
Architect, Sales & Marketing Applications, 4 years experience
Application Developer, Sales & Marketing Applications, 3 years experience
SKAMP Computer Services
Technical Support Specialist, US West Enterprise Sales Group, 1 year experience
Application Developer, 1 year experience
Mirror Technologies
Product Manager, 1 year experience
Technical Support Manager, 1 year experience
Production Technician, 1 year experience
Northgate Computer System
Quality Data Systems Engineer, 1 year experience
Field Service Manager (Liaison to Sorbus Computer Services), 1 year experience
Team Lead, Customer Technical Support, 1 year experience

NEI College of Technology at Dunwoody (formerly Northwestern Electronics Institute), Associate in Electronics Technology (2-year technical degree)
University of Phoenix, Various undergraduate work
University of Minnesota, Various undergraduate work
Mankato State University, Various undergraduate work

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