JOSEPH ROSS: SOLUTION DEVELOPER FOR FORD IT TEAM
Joseph Ross, solution developer, Information Technology team
Joseph Ross is a solution developer with Ford's Information Technology team. He joined the company four years ago, and is responsible for a variety of application and framework development for the Ford SYNC® platform.
"I've always loved technology and since I – and so many others – spend so much time driving, I wanted to help find ways to use technology on the road," says Ross. "My job gives me the opportunity to explore new technologies and how to bring them to the vehicle. It's been exciting to interact with companies outside the industry such as Pandora and Stitcher."
Ross has a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Mich.
Personal Insights and Fun Facts
- Joseph entered college with a career in mechanical engineering in mind, but soon found he excelled in computer science
- At the tender age of 15, Joseph earned the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout
- A lover of the outdoors, Joseph rock climbs, mountain bikes and camps, but admits to some hobby "coding" in his free time
About Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. With about 176,000 employees and about 80 plants worldwide, the company's automotive brands include Ford, Lincoln, Mercury and, until its sale, Volvo. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. For more information regarding Ford's products, please visit www.ford.com .
May 12, 2010