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Josh Pressnell
CTO, Penthera Technologies

Pressnell has lead Penthera’s evolution in the mobile video download sector since 2011, and served as the company director of engineering prior to his 2017 elevation to CTO.


Prior to joining Penthera, Pressnell became well known in the mobile development industry as an independent developer of top-ranked, and top-grossing, iOS mobile apps.  Pressnell transitioned to the mobile industry after a nine-year career as a civilian contractor providing engineering expertise and program support to U.S. military programs in the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD).


Pressnell has extensive experience in embedded systems, signals intelligence, sensor data fusion, and mobile platforms.


During his years in the software industry, Pressnell has served as a public speaker in both the public and private sectors, and holds letters of commendation from both generals that led the JPEO-CBD during his tenure there.


He holds a computer engineering degree from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.  Pressnell has published more than eight referenced papers and holds two U.S. patents for technology he co-invented at Penthera.