Joe brings over three decades of experience as both an engineer and a leader at companies ranging from small startups to the Fortune 500. He has personally contributed to several game-changing initiatives including the first PC at Xerox, the rise of RDBMS in the early days of Oracle, and the desktop publishing revolution at Adobe.
Joe’s prior leadership roles at Symantec and Veritas Software, including VP of Strategy, VP of Global Research, and CTO of the $2B Data Center Management business, correspond to his interests in Security, Systems, and Storage which are all central to modern database systems. Based on his technical and industry expertise, Joe has testified before Congress on several occasions.
Joe’s technical interests include system software, knowledge representation, and rights management. He has over 10 issued patents with others pending. Joe earned simultaneous Bachelor of Science Degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics from California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo where he is a member of the Computer Science Advisory Board.