joseph fortuno

Joseph is the Internship Program Director and Creative Direction Consultant for Gladeo. In high school, he co-founded Herban Movement, a student-operated start-up founded at his hometown of Hercules, California. As the former Chief Executive Officer of Herban Movement, his leadership earned the student start-up the Microsoft Social Innovation Award in 2015 and was named as 'One of the Coolest Youth Start-Ups in America' by the Huffington Post. In 2015, he met with President Barack Obama and his staff at the White House to celebrate National Entrepreneurship Month and discuss the role of youth entrepreneurship in society. 

Joseph documents his experiences through literature and photography on his own blog site, Joseph's World. Joseph is currently an undergrad at Cogswell College, majoring in Business Administration.