Joe received his BA degree in English/Communications from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. He has worked in the technology industry since 1999, beginning at Monster.com. He first began working at Harvard in 2005 and is a former a member of the OpenScholar web development team. His work focuses on project development processes, web strategy and implementation, client consultation, support, and training. Joe also teaches computer literacy classes at a non-profit organization in Boston which focuses on assisting students who are learning English as a second language. He enjoys tennis and plays in a "novice" ice hockey league. He is also a singer/songwriter, playing under the name Tunnel To Hawaii .