Joe is Cloud 8 Sixteen, Inc.’s strategic visionary and is responsible for the overall direction and growth of the company. Prior to founding The Search Engine Guys in 2007 and Ngage in 2008, Joe managed several business units within the legal services industry and served as V.P. of Sales for one of the largest privately held legal directories on the web.

Over the course of Joe’s career, he has consulted with hundreds of law firms, small businesses and major corporations with respect to website architecture, search engine optimization, and marketing strategy. Joe regularly consults with business start-ups, and was deposed as an expert consultant in a web-based intellectual property infringement case for Waller, Lansden, Dortch & Davis, LLP.

Joe has had articles featured in The New York Times,, Venture Beat, and Mashable, and has been highlighted in the Austin Business Journal, Visibility Magazine, and Search Marketing Standard.

Joe spends most of his off hours with his wonderful wife Carrie and their four children. When not chasing the kids around the house, Joe loves playing basketball, working out, and reading.