As Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Software for Danger, Joe Britt is responsible for the intellectual property and software aspects of Danger's technology. Joe brings more than 12 years of experience building consumer products to Danger. His specialty is designing system software for consumer electronic devices.
Prior to co-founding Danger, Joe spent over four years at WebTV Networks, which was acquired by Microsoft in 1995. As the first non-founding employee, he was responsible for the architecture and creation of the system software used in the WebTV set-top boxes. Joe was involved in the design of every hardware product shipped by WebTV and has been awarded five patents as a result of his work.
Before WebTV, Joe worked at Catapult Entertainment, since acquired by Hearme. Joe was part of the team that created the Xband Video Game Network that enabled multi-player gaming over the Internet. Joe contributed to the system software as well as the technology required to enable video games for network play. Before Catapult, Joe worked at the 3DO Company, contributing to the design of a game console powered by a PowerPC CPU.
Joe started his Silicon Valley career at Apple Computer at age 19, working in the RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computer) Products Group. Joe was a core member of the ROM (Read Only Memory) development team for the first generation PowerPC-based Macintosh.
Joe holds a B.S. in Computer Engineering from North Carolina State University.
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Last Updated: Thu, Apr 20, 2006
|Video||How the Founders Met||Matt Hershenson · Joe Britt · Andy Rubin||Danger||02:51||02/2004|
|Video||The Founding of Danger||Andy Rubin · Joe Britt · Matt Hershenson||Danger||02:46||02/2004|
|Video||The Evolution of Danger's Product Concept||Andy Rubin · Joe Britt · Matt Hershenson||Danger||04:10||02/2004|
|Video||The Danger Product and Business Model||Andy Rubin · Joe Britt · Matt Hershenson||Danger||02:39||02/2004|
|Video||The Evolution of Danger's Product Concept - Part 2||Andy Rubin · Joe Britt · Matt Hershenson||Danger||02:39||02/2004|
|Video||Danger's Product Development Process||Matt Hershenson · Joe Britt · Andy Rubin||Danger||03:39||02/2004|
|Video||How Danger's First Customer Became a Business Partner||Andy Rubin · Joe Britt · Matt Hershenson||Danger||04:01||02/2004|
|Video||Danger's Business Model||Andy Rubin · Joe Britt · Matt Hershenson||Danger||04:15||02/2004|
|Video||How Danger Turned Down Some Opportunities||Andy Rubin · Joe Britt · Matt Hershenson||Danger||02:36||02/2004|
|Video||How the Wireless Markets Evolved in US, Europe, and Asia||Andy Rubin · Joe Britt · Matt Hershenson||Danger||04:28||02/2004|
|Video||Partnering With Customers Who are Competitors||Andy Rubin · Joe Britt · Matt Hershenson||Danger||01:32||02/2004|
|Video||What To Do When Partners Demand Exclusivity||Andy Rubin · Joe Britt · Matt Hershenson||Danger||00:53||02/2004|
|Video||Marketing and the Hiptop Brand||Andy Rubin · Joe Britt · Matt Hershenson||Danger||02:39||02/2004|
|Video||Designing Products Your Customers' Customers Will Love||Andy Rubin · Joe Britt · Matt Hershenson||Danger||04:37||02/2004|
|Video||The Value of a VC Who Shares Your Vision||Andy Rubin · Joe Britt · Matt Hershenson||Danger||01:07||02/2004|