Josh is a serial tech entrepreneur with two successful exits and a ceaseless fascination about how we can use emerging technology and data to make decisions for a better future. He’s currently a co-founder of ReSeed, General Partner at JumpScale, an Adjunct Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, an Advisor for Columbia Technology Ventures/NYSERDA and a Board member at WQED, which of course is the PBS station founded by Mr. Rogers.
Over the course of his career he has seen a wide range of experiences from the African Savanna to help indigenous tribes implement business strategies to protect their land and culture, to the boardrooms of Fortune 100 companies, universities, nonprofits and in between.
He was asked by President Barack Obama to join the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology to work on creating and implementing open data initiatives. Josh has served on a wide range of local, national and international non-profit boards, including the Social Venture Network and WQED Multimedia, he is a mentor to many startups and entrepreneurs and a frequent speaker at events like SXSW, AdWeek, the International Television Festival and many universities.