Joe Masters Emison
Serial enterpreneur and frequent speaker on cloud computing and big data
Joe began his career by winning the 1996 Weird Software Contest with the Mutant Chicken Races and creating the first Windows-based iPod application (EphPod). Over the past ten years, Joe transitioned from development to systems design and data analysis, creating the first BuildFax engines in 2003, the original architecture in 2007, and designing the Pragmatic Extract-Transform-and-Load (PETL) architecture that has made the current national footprint possible. Joe graduated with degrees in English and Mathematics from Williams College, and has a law degree from Yale Law School.
Joe has been nationally recognized as a pioneer and innovator in the areas of cloud computing, labor-as-a-service, big data, data munging, and entrepreneurship.