Director - Dev Team Lead
Joseph Purcell has been part of the PHP community since 2003. He has a diverse technical background with extensive experience in front and back-end development, system administration, and database administration. He has been responsible for finding and resolving performance bottlenecks in complex highly-available systems, using and promoting PHP and web standards and best practices, upgrading and extending legacy PHP platforms, and integration and release management.
A self-proclaimed technologist, Joseph is inspired by emerging digital systems and the discoveries being made from cross-disciplinary research. In his spare time he tweets interesting reads from publications like Technology Review and Hacker Newsletter and travels for speaking engagements as well as visiting friends and family.