Jose recently joined Twilio as Chief Architect for Twilio Flex. Previously, Jose was the co-founder and CTO of Tropo followed by three years at Cisco where he led the team responsible for Webex for Developers and Webex AppHub Marketplace.
We recently sat down with Jose to hear about his career and why he joined Twilio.
It seems that you’ve spent your career building communications platforms. Can you share what took you down this path?
I've been obsessed with software platforms since the mid-90s. As a lover of technology and design, I can of course appreciate the polish of a BMW M850i or Bang & Olufsen A9, but I've never been able to shake the idea that great platforms have a multiplicative effect far beyond that of any finished product. Also, building software for other developers is just plain fun.
At the same time, I was smitten with a fascination for …