After almost a decade of service as lieutenant for Greenville County Department of Public Safety, Joseph joined Continental Powertrain with goal to bring investigatory analysis, edge development, and data-driven approach to the Fountain Inn facility. While at the county, Joseph and IS developer were able to rapidly design and co develop several automation programs, including applications to identify offenders for DNA collection and models to assess offender risk. Collaborating with multiple non-profit organizations, team used historical data to secure multiple grants establishing programs to assist military veterans and juveniles.
Currently leading a small team in Fountain Inn focused on customized app development using IoT devices. Understanding that as more and more IIoT devices become connected and as computing moves closer to the “edge,” there will follow a convergence of IT, Engineering, and the shop floor. The Fountain Inn team has begun to digitalize the plant and integrate edge applications to reduce energy consumption and emission levels.