Joe is a professional Software Engineer with experience with Microsoft and Google, living and working in the Seattle area.
Joe has a wide variety of skills and experience. Most recently, Joe helped start the Kubernetes project ( to manage clusters of compute containers. Before that, Joe founded Google Compute Engine and was the lead engineer for the project. Previous, Joe worked on the Google ads system to build tools to help advertisers pick the right keywords and bids, connect Google services to the public telephone network (PSTN) and defining and launching Google Talk.

Joe's experience at Microsoft included playing a key role in designing the next generation graphics system for Windows (graphics and media APIs for WPF). Prior to that he worked on MSHTML/Trident, the rendering engine for Internet Explorer for IE 4, IE 5, IE 5.5 and IE 6. He worked with the core data structures, parsing and drove performance across the product.

Joe's education includes a BS in CS with High Distinction and Departmental Honors from Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California. During college Joe worked with a local start up and did internships at Fermilab National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, Illinois and at Microsoft in Redmond. The Microsoft internships included working with the Project team and the Windows NT OpenGL team.