Joel Crandall

Vice President, Programs

Joel leads programming for the Minnesota Technology Association. His passion is harnessing meaningful relationships and technical solutions to solve intractable challenges. Prior to joining MnTech, Joel held many roles over nearly 12 years at Genesys Works in the Twin Cities—a talent pipeline for students in underserved communities pursuing careers in business technology. He helped provide 2,300 year-long high school and college internships and $31 million in student wages during this time. Joel and his wife, Lorie, live in north Minneapolis with their three kids. Family, coffee, soccer, coaching, beer, public speaking, and church are passions that make his life good.

Joel Crandall, Vice President, Programs