Joe Madden


Joe Madden is a pioneering entrepreneur focused on the convergence of markets, data and impact on a global scale. In 2015, he hypothesized, co-authored and published a concept paper outlining how existing commodity production data could be mined, transformed and delivered to global markets, enabling the “de-commoditization of commodities”. He has since co-founded Xpansiv Data Systems, assembled a team of global experts in data science, distributed ledger technology (DLT), commodity exchanges, quantitative “smart standards”, policy innovation and positioned the company to drive the digital transformation of global commodity markets.

Prior to Xpansiv, Joe co-founded EOS Climate, a market leader in the California greenhouse gas (GHG) markets and was instrumental in the launch of ATDynamics, an aerodynamic application for tractor-trailers. Both EOS Climate and ATDynamics were separately awarded the Governor’s Economic and Environmental Leadership Award (GEELA), California’s highest environmental honor. Joe’s early career with Transgroup Worldwide Logistics was focused on the creation of 3rd Party Logistic (3PL) systems through the application of the (early) internet across the global supply chain.

Joe has been featured in numerous publications and regularly speaks on the potential for science-based, data-driven approaches to addressing the world’s biggest challenges through markets.

Joe holds an MBA in Sustainable Management from Presidio Graduate School in San Francisco and a BA in Economics from the University of Colorado, Boulder.