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Part-time oenophile, full-time Internet entrepreneur.

Biography

Joel is co-founder and CEO of Krillion, Inc. (www.krillion.com), a startup focused on real-time, location-based product search.

Prior to founding Krillion, Joel spent 5 years at Yahoo!, most recently as the Director of Business Development for the Yahoo! Search business unit. He was responsible for establishing and managing strategic partnerships to identifying, developing and executing new revenue-producing channels and business initiatives with both startups and established companies.

Prior to his work for Yahoo! Search, Joel worked in business development for Yahoo! Consumer Services, where he was responsible for development and implementation of Yahoo!-branded Internet access services including services offered through alliances with SBC and other broadband and narrowband providers.

Before joining Yahoo!, Joel ran business development for Rentals.com until it was acquired by Primedia in 2001. Prior to that, Joel was an attorney with Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati, where he represented and advised public and private companies, successfully navigating companies through a series of high-profile IPOs and acquisitions.

Interests

running, chess, the sporting life: cycling, hiking the professional sporting life: professional cycling, ny mets & jets, sf 49ers the non-sporting life: opera, french the wine life: bourgogne (blanc and rouge), sicilian reds, syrah.