Joseph Cutrono is a native Floridan, born and raised in Tampa, Florida. His interest in Computer Science started during high school when he took an AP class and soon grew into a life-long passion. He attended the University of Florida, where he received a Bachelors in Computer Science and a Master's of Computer Engineering. He was awarded an internship at Ultimate Software in their TechStar program right out of college and has spent the last 13 years working on a variety of teams ranging from product development to architecture. As Manager of Innovation he was tasked with exploring and innovating future product concepts based on AI, Virtual Reality, and other emerging technologies. Currently, he serves as the Director of Cloud Technologies, handling all of the company's build systems and deployments for the primary product suite. In his spare time, Joseph loves distance running, walking with his dogs, and trekking mountains such as Kilimanjaro and traveling the globe with his wife and partner in crime.