Joshua McWilliam is the primary evangelist for Media Factual’s product strategy, both in the United States and overseas. Prior to joining the Bright Hub team, Josh designed and implemented systems in various industries, including banking, insurance, and customer service. As CTO and co-founder of an online retailer of performance auto parts, he managed the development of an e-commerce system which controlled an inventory of tens of thousands of parts and automatically processed orders from their many manufacturers and distributors.
He also managed an online marketing campaign that increased the company’s sales by 400%. As a Senior Software Engineer at AOL, Joshua was responsible for architecting the localization, co-branding, member management and search systems for the AOL Classifieds system. The search system enabled detailed searching and logging of data by an unlimited number of custom attributes per category, and powered all of AOL’s Careers and Work channel via its proprietary API.
Josh has worn many hats at Media Factual/Bright Hub, beginning as a co-founder of the company. He has a significant amount of experience with both the technical aspects and business use of the software. Josh is tasked to work with the Development and Big Data team in Troy and Belarus to manage the website to its full potential.
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