As Chief Technology Officer for Overstock.com, Joel Weight is responsible for leading technology functions across Overstock’s retail organization, while also executing and integrating day-to-day website operations with the customer, marketing, digital experience, and merchandising teams.
Joel was previously the Chief Technology Officer of Medici Ventures, Overstock’s wholly owned blockchain accelerator, where he built and maintained multiple world-class blockchain development teams that use agile methodologies to support Medici Ventures’ global keiretsu of companies. At the same time, Joel was responsible for evaluating the technical stack, vision, and personnel of potential additions to the blockchain accelerator’s keiretsu. Following his time as the company’s CTO, he served as its Chief Operating Officer, where he was responsible for executing day-to-day operations while continuing to drive efficient and sustainable growth for the global blockchain accelerator.
Joel brings more than twenty years of enterprise software architecture, development and growth experience to Overstock, having spent time in those roles for Overstock and other companies including Access Development, SunGard Higher Education and eXegeSys.
Joel received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Utah.