Joel Pitney joined the editorial staff of EnlightenNext magazine (formerly WIE) in late 2007. Previously, he spent six years working in the field of sustainable agriculture, managing organic farms in Oregon, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. Most recently, he helped found an online marketing and communications start-up, ThoughtLead. Pitney received a BS in Environmental Science from Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA. He has been a student of Evolutionary Enlightenment since 2005 and currently lives at EnlightenNext’s international headquarters in the Berkshire Mountains of western Massachussets.