Irve is responsible for further developing and managing the company’s hosting division and related assets. His duties include the evaluation of client technical requirements, the provisioning of hardware and software for hosting environments, and directing New Target’s hosting team and processes.
A life long resident of the Washington, D.C. area, Irve has spent most of his career in the computer industry. Joining IBM in 1973, Irve was instrumental in the rollout of the area’s first ATMs and grocery checkout scanner systems. The latter half of his tenure with IBM was spent in support of large mainframe installations. Irve was a three-time winner of the coveted IBM Means Service award.
In 1994, Irve left IBM to co-found Hub Internet Services in Arlington, Virginia. A regional, full service ISP, Hub Internet grew quickly with the new Internet until 2000 when the company was purchased by CAIS Internet of McLean, Virginia. Irve went on to manage the web hosting unit of CAIS and subsequently performed the same functions for Beyond the Network (BTN) when they purchased CAIS in mid 2001. Irve left BTN in 2002 to form his own web hosting and consulting business, TIC LLC. He joined New Target through the merger of TIC with New Target in March 2004.
Throughout his three decades in the information technology arena, Irve has always kept one thing paramount: customer service and support.
Irve enjoys the world of the Internet, computers, music, and movies. In addition, he is an avid gardener. He enjoys spending time with his wife of 38 years, his two children and two grandchildren.
Fun Facts About Irve
- In the spring, summer, and fall, I spend most my free time with my wife working in our large perennial gardens and pond.
- I love the beach and ocean; and hope to be at or near a beach full time one day.