Joseph Naegele


Joe Naegele is a Senior Software Engineer at Grier Forensics, where he has led development of an analytics platform for large scale (80 TB) web data developed for the US Air Force, and of Great DANE, a cross-platform suite of tools for email security, and led enhancements to Grier Forensics’ advanced forensics acceleration system.

Joe is experienced in C++, Java, Scala, Go, Python, the Apache Spark cluster-computing framework, and other platforms and languages; has developed software for Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X; and is proficient in multiple DBMS.

Prior to joining Grier, Joe served as Software Engineer at the Functional MRI Facility at the National Institutes of Health, where he helped develop a medical image reconstruction framework using Python and C++, which stored, converted, and extracted MRI data, provided on-screen visualizations, and performed statistical analysis. He also helped create the ISMRM format for MRI datasets, including APIs for C/C++, Python, and MATLAB. His work resulted in peer-reviewed publication in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, as well as a popular open source implementation.

In his spare time, Joe enjoys studying programming language design and runtime implementations, learning new programming languages and APIs, listening to music and playing guitar. He recently became a father to a beautiful baby girl.