RIIFF 2011 Team
Emerging Technologies Director
Joel Evans founded Cronk Software, Inc. in 2008 to assist companies in bringing their games, applications and new ideas to a variety of mobile platforms. Cronk Software uses its own proprietary rapid development framework to bring concepts to reality in a timely and cost efficient manner.
Joel previously founded Geek.com in 1996 and still serves as the "Chief Geek." Joel has also been responsible for implementation and deployment of mobile strategies for GTECH, Microsoft, and others for more than a decade.
Joel also serves as a technology expert for a number of well-known publications and authors and regularly advises corporations, analysts, journalists and bloggers on what the future of technology will bring.
Joel holds a Bachelors Degree in Communications from Hofstra University. He teaches Game Development courses in Film Media at the University of Rhode Island.