Senior Web Developer, Marketplace Team
Joel is a Software Development Engineer primarily focused on KSL.com products at Deseret Digital Media. His main responsibility is managing car dealer inventory feeds that are loaded into the KSL.com Classifieds
Prior to joining DDM, Joel spent 10 years at Hurdman Communications Inc. developing Web, telephone, database and printing services for the majority of the Better Business Bureau offices in the U.S. and Canada. He also worked as a Support and Training Engineer at Iomega Corporation during the zip drive boom of the late 1990s.
Joel is a self-educated computer programmer who began tinkering with the TRS-80 Color Computer in 1986, at just 10 years old. After upgrading to his first PC, an IBM compatible 8088, he ran the PoiSoN BBS system for several years from his childhood home.
Joel graduated from Roy High School in 1994 and immediately became an entrepreneur when he opened a retail store, Microtech Computers, in Riverdale, Utah. Shortly after, he developed a shareware application, ButtonWiz, which was recognized as one of the Top 10 shareware applications by Windows Magazine.