Josh Gonzales

Josh Gonzales grew up in Orange County, California, and has since moved to Downtown Los Angeles. He is currently finishing up his studies at Orange Coast College, with intentions of transferring to University of California, Irvine next year. In his spare time, Josh enjoys many creative hobbies, such as producing music, drawing, and writing. He aspires to travel the world and live freely above all else. So far, Josh’s favorite vacation spots include Kauai, the Canadian Rockies, Scotland, London, Paris, and the Mayan Riviera of Mexico.

Before Josh joined XL-Lead Consulting, he was focused primarily on his full-time schooling. Asides from English, he has studied multiple languages, including Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, and Japanese. Josh has also taken multiple math and computer science courses, and previously held a Quality Assurance Analyst position at Mad Genius Controllers. As a Quality Assurance Analyst, Josh tested developmental motion controllers and their compatibility with the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset and various video games. He also went to multiple virtual reality gaming conventions in the OC and LA areas, at which he helped present and display the motion controllers.

Josh was brought onto the XL-Lead team in October of 2016. As XL-Lead’s Junior Analyst, Josh fulfills a variety of roles, both for XL-Lead and for XL-Lead’s clients. In the past, Josh helped make large revisions to, worked with Google AdWords, managed the XL-Lead social media, and created multiple graphics for XL-Lead. Josh’s ongoing activities currently include administrative SharePoint work and creating monthly graphics/reports for clients from gathered data. Within SharePoint, Josh creates pages, edits permissions, and makes any other requested changes. He also sends out bi-monthly requests to keep the site updated, reviews projects before various bi-monthly meetings, and makes monthly calendar updates.