Joe Andrews previously served as the Senior VP of HR for Progress Software Corporation. In this role, he was responsible for developing and implementing human resources strategies, plans and programs for Progress Software worldwide. Prior to joining Progress, Andrews held the position of Vice President of human resources at NEC Technologies, Inc. in Boxborough, Mass. He was vice president of human resources for the Graphic Imaging and Medical Imaging Systems businesses at Polaroid Corporation from 1993 to 1996, and held human resources positions at Digital Equipment Corp. and General Electric Co. since 1980. Andrews earned a bachelor's degree in education from the University of Massachusetts.