As Senior Vice President and General Manager of OpenSesame, Josh manages general operations and oversees product development for the OpenSesame elearning marketplace. Josh works with everyone from the marketing team to the software engineers to instill a shared vision for effective products that meet consumers’ needs.
Josh has a rich background in technology, software development and user interface design, enabling him to create flexible solutions for communication and management challenges. Josh co-founded the internet services agency PopArt in 1997 and, under his leadership, the company quickly became the fifth fastest growing technology firm in the state. At PopArt, Josh created an employee-focused workplace that was named the third best place to work in the state by Oregon Business magazine in 2003. Josh also co-founded Portland-based technology company Eleven Wireless, which provides on-demand software to centrally manage broadband networks for hospitality providers.
A native Oregonian, Josh honed his innovation, management and football appreciation skills at the University of Southern California, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in communication.