Josh is a serial entrepreneur who started two internet startups prior to joining a more mature internet startup in Acumen Brands, which is an internet retailer. At Acumen Brands, Josh focuses on social influence and how behaviors and interests, both online and offline, relate to commerce, as well as product innovation.
Prior to Acumen Brands, Josh co-founded and now serves as President of the Northwest Arkansas Entrepreneurship Alliance. NWAEA serves to stimulate innovation and economic growth in Northwest Arkansas. Through mentorship, education, resources, and community, NWAEA is a catalyst for building new and successful ventures within the region. Currently, Josh has organized and is leading the development of a unique and exciting coworking facility for entrepreneurs and independent professionals, The Iceberg. The Iceberg, will provide for a high-energy hub of entrepreneurial camaraderie and knowledge sharing and is set to open in February 2012.
Josh also serves as a National Mentor at the Seed Hatchery in Memphis, TN.