Joel Sutherland

Partner, Developer

Joel, an Omaha, NE native, has been the President of NMC since 2006. Under his leadership the company has gone from a small startup to an award-winning full service web design, development and marketing firm that has launched over 400 websites. Joel's leadership at NMC earned him recognition by Bloomberg Businessweek as one of America's top young entrepreneurs.  He served as lead developer on NMC's current content management system which powers millions of visits each year.

Joel's innovative techniques in JavaScript, jQuery, and CSS have been featured around the world in some of the most popular web design and development online publications. Joel is also one of the primary architects of the HiFi Web Publishing software. He helped lead the transition from NMC's original CMS to HiFi, the company's new powerful web publishing engine.

Outside of NMC, Joel sits on the board of UNC-Chapel Hill's Entrepreneurship minor and has lectured at UNC-Chapel Hill on Entrepreneurship and new media. Before NMC, he co-founded OpenPage Design, a successful company that built custom online tools for small organizations. Joel is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he has an honors degree in Computer Science and was a Morehead Scholar.