Joe is co-founder and program director of The Commons, an entrepreneurial skills accelerator for the students across southeast Wisconsin. Joe oversees all student and mentor experience design, curriculum development, strategy and operations. Joe Poeschl graduated from Marquette University in 2008 with a degree in Advertising and Graphic Design. Shortly after graduation, he founded a web software design and development consultancy, leading the product design, project management and business strategy for over 35 web startups across the country. Joe also co-founded Startup Milwaukee, an organization devoted to showcasing and growing the Milwaukee region’s entrepreneurs, both aspiring and veteran. Most recently Joe co-founded The Commons, an entrepreneurial skills accelerator for the college students of southeast Wisconsin, and has since become the organization’s Program Director, where he oversees curriculum development, strategy and operations.