Julio Franco is the Executive Editor and founder of TechSpot. He started TechSpot in 1998 out of his interest in computer hardware and 3d graphics. Julio taught himself the basics of computers and software development at an early age. That curiosity led him to write online, this was before the explosion of blogs and social media. That personal project evolved into TechSpot, which is now a daily stop for hundreds of thousands of tech enthusiasts. Julio holds a Master's degree in Information Systems. Outside of tech, Julio enjoys playing a variety of sports including tennis, football and crossfit. He's also an avid follower of global politics and architectural design.