Joel Hobson is a Product Manager at H5 specializing in managing the development of H5’s internal software products and platform. As a Product Manager, Mr. Hobson helps drive and guide H5’s product development roadmaps and strategies, manages the product development lifecycles from beginning to end, works directly with the software engineers and end users to ensure product quality, and provides technical leadership, coordination, and support across departments. Prior to stepping into the role of Product Manager, he was a member and Manager of H5’s Research, Modeling, and Analysis group, and a Manager of H5’s Data Group. Before joining H5, he worked for the International Computer Science Institute as a Transcriber. He holds a B.A. in Linguistics from the University of California, Berkeley.