Joe Petrowski leads technical integrations at Web3 Foundation, where he ensures that teams like wallets and custodians have the tools and resources needed to support Polkadot, Kusama, and parachains. Recently, he led development of the first parachain to connect to Kusama, Statemine. He is also a host of the podcast Relay Chain. Earlier Joe worked in aerospace for Lockheed Martin and Boeing, where he developed techniques to simulate shock and vibration during satellite launches. Joe was a semi-professional cyclist from 2014-2017, competing with teams based in the U.S., U.K., and France.