Legal Technologist & Futurist
Joseph is an innovator and early adopter of all things computer related. His primary focus is around the future of technology, and speaks globally about legal technology, cybersecurity, blockchain, artificial intelligence, cryptocurrency, and robotics (drone technology). He also writes about the future of technology as it impacts the crossroads of our personal and professional lives, especially in the legal sector. Under the umbrella of Thomson Reuters, Joseph hosts The Hearing a Legal Podcast, a show with a technology focus. He also serves as a mentor with the Columbia | IBM Blockchain Accelerator, is a cybersecurity Committee Member at the University of South Florida, and is a presidential committee appointee to the American Bar Association, Center for Innovation Governing Council.
Joseph founded wapUcom, LLP, consulting with companies in web and wireless development. As a side project DC WiFi was created to help create a web of open wireless WiFi access points across cities and educate people about wireless security. Currently Joseph is with Thomson Reuters Legal managing a team of Technologists for both the Large Law, Corporate, and Government divisions in the US. Joseph serves the top law firms in the world consulting on legal trends and customizing Thomson Reuters legal technology solutions for enhanced workflows. He graduated from Providence College with a BA in Economics and Sociology and holds a Masters in eCommerce and MBA from the University of Maryland, Global Campus.