BlueTie President/CEO Purchases Company from B. Thomas Golisano, Other Rochester Investors

Posted on Aug. 31, 2017


  • Robert Doty, president and CEO, purchased BlueTie
  • Staffing remains unchanged
  • Company remains privately held
  • Clients can expect BlueTie to continue to provide best-in-class technology services

ROCHESTER, N.Y., August 3, 2017 — BlueTie is pleased to announce that its President and CEO Robert Doty has purchased the company from B. Thomas Golisano, founder of Paychex and chairman of BlueTie; Walter Turek, former senior vice president of Sales and Marketing, Paychex and BlueTie board member; Gary Polisseni, founder of RTI Telecom and BlueTie board member; and David Koretz, entrepreneur and founder of BlueTie.

Staffing will remain unchanged for the Rochester-based technology services company.

Doty has more than 25 years of industry experience in management, customer service, IT and engineering. He became president and CEO of BlueTie in 2012. Prior to joining BlueTie in 2008, he worked at Xerox for 13 years in engineering management.

Under Doty’s leadership, BlueTie has concentrated on business and technical process re-engineering, automation and optimization. As owner he plans to transform BlueTie to a B4B company with a strong focus on creating an IT strategy, evolving its products to meet client needs and providing a best-in-class suite of secure technology services.

“I see the value that our secure services and customer-focused BlueTie team brings to our clients,” Doty said. “Over the last few years I’ve been evolving BlueTie from a single product company to a technology solutions provider. As owner, I will continue to partner with our clients to achieve their security, collaboration and technology goals while offering the personalized customer service we are known for. The future of BlueTie is bright and I’m thrilled about leading our partners and staff for many years to come.”


About BlueTie

Founded in 1999 by serial entrepreneur David Koretz and Paychex founder and Chairman Tom Golisano, BlueTie became a leading provider of fast, reliable technology services for businesses. BlueTie revolutionized the Software as a Service industry by introducing the first hosted suite of business email and collaboration applications. Today, BlueTie continues to deliver scalable email and collaboration solutions for Internet Service Providers and businesses of all sizes, supporting users worldwide. Expanding on its core strength of offering affordable solutions, BlueTie has become a one-stop shop to help companies create, store, organize, share and protect documents with a variety of secure cloud-based applications. Learn more at Incredibly Simple Collaboration.

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