Joel thrives on building organizations that can be trusted to deliver working tested software. He leverages the natural flow of the organization to support teams to organize along value streams and deliver backlogs of value aligned to customers and markets.
As the CTO of an acquired startup at age 24 to working with some of the largest organizations in the world, Joel is a hands on leader that focuses on the entire value stream. He still codes and coaches software developers via mobbing and pairing when the opportunity arises. His technical passion is continuous integration and continuous delivery and has architected many large scale commercial products. As a developer and leader, he has successful delivered life critical products in including pharma, FDA medical device , weapons, and finance. As a product practitioner, he’s built several small businesses outside of digital product.