Chief Executive Officer / Founding Partner
January, 2018 – Present
President & COO / Founding Partner
Inception – December, 2017
Guy Fardone serves Chief Executive Officer and Founding Partner of Evolve IP and is responsible for the day-to-day leadership and general management of the company. In this role, Guy has helped establish Evolve IP as a global, award-winning Cloud Strategy and Solutions Provider. Under his management, Evolve IP has consistently achieved year-over-year revenue, profitability, client and associate growth.
Over the last decade, Guy has helped guide Evolve IP through IP acceleration with dozens of product launches, 12 acquisitions including expansion into Western Europe, the UK, Israel, Australia and South America, and global program development for direct sales and partner channels. Since 2012, Evolve IP has been listed 5 times in the Inc. 500/5000, noted in 6 different Gartner research papers including Magic Quadrants and Market Guides, and also been featured as a ‘Best Places to Work’ in Inc. Magazine and Forbes, along with ‘Coolest Companies’, ‘Best Entrepreneurial Companies’ and dozens of other recognitions and awards.
Guy was recognized in by the Philadelphia Business Journal as one of the top regional business leaders with its prestigious “40 Under 40” award. He also actively participates on various advisory boards for technology partners, tech start-ups, STEM schools, universities, non-profits, and county workforce development agencies.
Guy received his bachelor’s degree from Villanova University and currently participates in various executive leadership and entrepreneurship programs. He currently lives in Chester Springs, PA with his wife and three children. In his spare time he is an outdoor sports enthusiast, youth league football coach and frequently speaks publicly about workforce development and dynamics, technology career awareness, M&A, entrepreneurship and corporate performance management. He is actively engaged in and committed to helping drive the Philadelphia area business community.
Prior to joining Evolve IP, Guy served as a Partner and EVP/GM of ATX Communications, a $350M communications technology company where he held various executive and management positions for seventeen years and helped lead the team through 15 years of organic growth and over 35 acquisitions.