These days, Joe leads the development team and technology strategy at UpCity, but he cut his teeth writing code for the Timex Sinclair 1000 ? in the early 80s. After university ?and stints as a ?and ??, he returned to his tech roots and still enjoys developing software for real life applications. With more than 20 years of experience in the software industry, Joe is a hands-on developer who has led teams both small and large, most recently at Groupon and IDEO Chicago. Joe enjoys paddleboarding ?♂️, ??, and other activities that may lead to broken bones ?. He lives on a small farm ?in Washington state with his wife ???, their ??????, and a bunch of ???.