Joe Kowan is known for his speeches on overcoming his fear of the stage. The Boston-based singer/songwriter is also a graphic designer during the day. He is a senior graphic designer for State Street Global Marketing's Brand Strategy team and has been writing songs since he was 27 years of age.
Despite Kowan having a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in sculpture and design, he is deeply passionate about his music. In 2009, he released his original track 'Crafty' with a gangsta' arts and crafts video, and in 2011, he was the finalist in the USA Songwriting Competition.