With over 25 year as an entrepreneur, owning a music publishing company (Bosch Music Publishing) in a joint venture with Universal Music Publishing to Mac Wizard Service (An IT Support Company) providing services for Apple products to founding an open source blockchain. Joel has merged the Music, IT Security and the FinTech worlds to conquer a multifaceted field with I/O Digital Foundation.
Since his early days of computer building to his rise of owning his own Apple IT Support company, Joel has been at the forefront of technology. Starting out as a bitcoin enthusiast, he then moved on to contributing to various blockchain projects. This in turn led Joel to founding the I/O Digital Foundation. As one of the lead developers Joel helped launch IOC (I/O Coin) in 2014 and made it his life. With such a diverse background and years of experience with blockchain technology, he embarked in a multi year research project along with co-founder Derek Hatton (a physicist and security expert). They worked to bring forward a white paper on a new cryptocurrency I/O Coin; with a focus on creating an user friendly, application based blockchain. In 2018 Joel announced their new invention the ADM Ecosystem (Automated Decentralized Machine) to be the end point for services which utilize both the I/O Coin blockchain and Chameleon Molecular Ledger. The ADM Ecosystem is currently in the patent phase.