Joe Farned has nearly 30 years of experience in the design, development and production of packaging for consumer electronics and technology companies. Joe has built and led sales teams for Crown Zellerbach, Mead and International Paper and is currently Manager Strategic Accounts for Veritiv Corporation.
Joe holds a BA from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and an MBA from Santa Clara University. Joe started volunteering in college where he provided mentoring services for local disadvantaged high school students. Upon relocating to Silicon Valley, he joined the Big Brother/Big Sister organization and served as a volunteer for several years. After starting a family, Joe became active in youth sports – coaching basketball, baseball and AYSO soccer teams. Joe also served as an Assistant Scoutmaster for his son’s Boy Scout troop in Menlo Park.
Joe has a son and a daughter, loves to travel and is an avid tennis player.