Joshua Broder, CEO of Tilson

Joshua Broder serves as CEO of Tilson, an information technology professional services and network construction company based in Portland. Under his leadership, Tilson has grown from less than ten employees to 280, earning a top spot on the Inc. 5000 “List of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies” for the past seven years. Broder has led several successful technology infrastructure projects in New England including providing fiber optic broadband to over 100 Maine towns. He previously worked as an army signal officer on missions in Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia, and he was awarded the Bronze Star for service in Afghanistan running the tactical communications network for US forces. He received a BA at Middlebury College and is a member of Leadership Maine’s Omicron Class. He is also graduated from AT&T’s Operation Hand Salute at the John F. Kennedy Institute of Entrepreneurial Leadership with a certificate in entrepreneurial studies. He currently serves on the boards of Skowhegan Savings, Kleinschmidt Associates, the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, and software startup NBT Solutions.