CTO, JoyentJason Hoffman is the CTO and co-founder of Joyent. He was also a co-founder at TextDrive. Jason has BS and MS degrees from UCLA, a PhD from UCSD and has backgrounds in cancer biology, bioinformatics, grid computing, distributed systems and collaborative applications. Joyent has been in the business of hosting applications since 2004, and via its TextDrive hosting product was the first to ever support Ruby on Rails applications. Joyent also developed some of the first production Ruby on Rails applications, which every month handles more than 100 million emails, 150 million unique web hits and manage terabytes of data.