Joe is a San Francisco native and Karsh Scholar at Duke University. He created his own major through Program II, studying decision science and entrepreneurship. He has been involved in many startups in the past, having participated in the 500 Startups Accelerator Program (Batch 13). He is passionate about improving human performance and is currently the Founder & CEO of Brainbuild, a nutrition consulting company that helps athletes build their most optimal eating habits. Brainbuild analyzes each athlete’s work, class, and training schedules to create a custom, calendar‐based regimen that meets their unique performance needs. He is a two‐time US National Bronze Medalist and has competed in seven Fencing World Cups.