Prior to Phenomblue, Joe was a software consultant creating emerging media solutions and driving strategic technology planning for direct clients on behalf of technology companies, including Microsoft, Adobe and Apple. Joe studied Architecture, Computer Science and Business at Iowa State University, MCC and Bellevue University.
- Leigh High School
- Grace University
Jim is a technology manager at Gallup Inc. in Omaha NE, where he oversees some of the Oracle and Microsoft platforms as well as the staff that supports them. He serves on the Gallup Federal Credit Union Board and is the Chair for the Heartland OUG which was reestablished in 2009.
Jim is the voice behind The Average Guy Blog and Podcast Network. He hosts the weekly Home Tech, Fitness Tech and Financial Tech Podcast at TheAverageGuy.tv. He also is the host of the weekly Spartan Radio.
He has been a Windows Home Server enthusiast since 2007 and was named a Microsoft MVP in April 2011 for his work in the WHS community. He podcasts for the Home Server Show on most Wednesday nights at 8:00 PM Central time.
Jim also has a personal blog that he uses to track his running and other fun stuff. You can find that at http://theaverageguy.me/ or follow him on Twitter at http://twitter.com/jcollison. Jim is the site administrator and co-founder (with Carrie Adams) of Clockblocking.com, a site dedicated to athletes everywhere, who feel they were interfered with while trying to complete their goals.
He and his family (Sarah and 5 children) have lived in Nebraska since 1992.
- GallupIT Manager, present
- Commercial Federal Bank
- US Army