director, data driven wv
Joshua Meadows is a service assistant professor in the Management Information Systems (MIS) Department at the John Chambers College of Business and Economics and serves as the director of Data Driven WV. This outreach center connects organizations with WVU students and faculty to provide data-driven, technical insights and solutions. As a West Virginia native, Meadows is dedicated to his home state's economic development and prosperity. In his role, Meadows utilizes his unique combination of experience in technology and community outreach to bridge the skills gap in West Virginia communities through service-oriented outreach, community projects, and subject matter expertise in data analytics. He has hosted presentations on relevant industry topics, such as AI in government and technology consulting; mentored student groups as they worked through experiential learning projects; and advised economic development groups on topics such as digital equity. When not focusing on the economic future of West Virginia, Meadows enjoys traveling to national parks and doing DIY home renovation projects.