Chief Technology Officer
Joe brings 35 years’ experience as a technology executive. He was most recently Executive Director of the Center for Machine Learning and Health at Carnegie Mellon University where he worked at the forefront of innovation in digital healthcare. Previously, he was Vice President and Research Fellow at Disney Research, leading research and development across labs in Pittsburgh, Zurich, Boston, San Francisco and Los Angeles, and Research Director at Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs.
Joe’s research interests include computer graphics, video processing, media distribution, robotics, human–computer interaction, mobile computing, computer vision, artificial intelligence, sensors, embedded systems and behavioural economics. He has been active in the SIGGRAPH community, serving as its Papers Chair in 2004 and Conference Chair in 2007. He also has a broad portfolio of peer-reviewed publications in applied computing. Joe has managed significant corporate and academic research and development, in addition to co-founding two e-commerce start-ups.
He holds an A.B. in Applied Mathematics and a Ph.D. in Computer Science, both from Harvard University.