About Us

Meet the ShiftWizard Team

Hospital scheduling software created by nurses for healthcare professionals.

Joe Velk

Chief Executive officer

Joe has more than 25 years of investment and company building experience with information technology companies. Prior to ShiftWizard, he spent the past 16 years managing Contender Capital, and co-managed The North Carolina Enterprise Fund for 13 years. He also spent five years with Intersouth Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm also located in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park area.

Joe has been involved with more than 50 companies, including: Efficient Channel Coding (acquired by ViaSat); Inlet Technologies (acquired by Cisco Systems); Modality (acquired by Epocrates); Orologic (acquired by Vitesse Semiconductor); PowerPrecise Solutions (acquired by Texas Instruments); and RF Micro Devices (NASDAQ: RFMD).

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin and a Master of Business Administration from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

Joe enjoys spending time with wife and two children, in addition to golfing, hiking, fishing, and other outdoor activities.

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