Meet Tim

Tim Mueller, CEO & Founder

It's said that leadership isn't about titles, positions, or flow charts. It's about one person guiding another. At IT ExchangeNet, we guide sellers through a process backed by proven results. Lead by an entrepreneur who has founded, acquired, and sold three technology businesses during the last 25 years, IT ExchangeNet's leadership team has the subject matter expertise to connect qualified buyers with middle-market clients seeking the sale of their IT-enabled businesses.​​

Tim Mueller leads all strategic growth initiatives and operations for IT ExchangeNet. Before IT ExchangeNet, Tim was a principal with martinwolf, one of world's leading IT advisory firms


CEO of Phylogy

From 2005 - 2011, Tim was CEO of Phylogy, a Silicon Valley tech startup offering groundbreaking broadband technology to telephone carriers around the world. By 2010, Phylogy was ranked 243rd on the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing companies in the United States. The company was acquired by Actelis Networks in March 2011.

CEO of Vantage One

In the early 90s, Tim was the founder and CEO of Vantage One Communications, where he and his team accomplished numerous "firsts" by uniting non-linear communications with the untapped muscle of the worldwide web. He was named Entrepreneur of the Year by USA TODAY / NASDAQ / Ernst & Young and received the Pillar Award for community service from the Small Business Network. After expanding his firm nationally, martinwolf sold Vantage One in November 1999.

Public Service

In between Vantage One and Phylogy, Tim turned to public service as Cleveland, Ohio's Deputy Mayor / Chief Development Officer, leading initiatives in city planning, building and housing, and economic development that resulted in over $1 billion of development throughout the region.

Rock & Roll

A life-long musician, Tim serves on the Boards of the Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame & Museum (where he Chairs its Technology Committee), DigitalC (a civic tech collaboration in Northeast Ohio), and Union Home Mortgage. He holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Dayton.