Josh Petersen is a 1992 Washington State Truman Scholar. He grew up in Seattle and attended Seattle University. He attended the University of Cambridge where he studied the History of Political Thought. Josh previously worked for former US Congressman, and two term Washington State Governor, Mike Lowry. In 1996, Josh joined Amazon.com as the 65th employee. He now serves as a Director at Amazon, working on consumer cloud storage. Josh has three children and lives in Seattle.