Joseph Cureton is the Chief Coordinating Officer and co-founder of Obran Cooperative, the first worker-owned conglomerate corporation. His work focuses on corporate strategy, capital formation, and transactional support for the Cooperative’s mergers and acquisitions practice. He is a serial entrepreneur (founding two of the Cooperative’s portfolio companies, Core Staffing and Tribeworks). His work builds pathways to the solidarity economy, centering on the challenges faced by modern workers. Joseph is a new father, a software engineer (Drexel University), and a classically trained chef (Johnson and Wales) by trade.