Joel is the Chairman of the Board at HASH. He is also the Chairman and founder of Stack Overflow, as well as co-founder of project management tool Trello and developer community Glitch.
In 2000, Joel founded his first company, Fog Creek Software, which created project management tools for software developers, including Trello, which was acquired by Atlassian in 2017. Previously, he worked at Microsoft, where he designed VBA as a member of the Excel team, and at Juno Online Services, where he developed an internet client used by millions.
He is the author of Joel on Software, in addition to four books on software development, which have been translated into over 30 languages. Joel also worked as a contributing editor for Inc. magazine, and holds a computer science degree from Yale University.