Joe Estes has worked with startups, enterprises, and government agencies for over 14 years, to help them develop successful and lasting software products.
Since the mobile industry exploded in 2007 he has been at the forefront of mobile app development. He led mobile development for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. With his team at JPL he developed the first apps in the agency as well as the enterprise app store which serves as the archetype for app commerce across all of NASA.
Joe was later recruited from JPL to develop a first of its kind indoor micro-granular location service which is used by some of the largest retailers in the world.
Joe co-founded the Goalability social goal management app, which is used all over the world to assist users in achieving their goals through the motivation of their social networks.
In 2013, Joe joined Insurance Thought Leadership as Chief Technology Officer. He has led architecture, design and development of the Insurance Thought Leadership website and technologies.
In his spare time, he speaks about lean mobile development to interest groups, colleges, and local startups. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Redlands school of business where he lectures about Information Systems. He is also active in the startup companies he has developed and continues to bring long lasting value to them.