June 2006 - June 2011

The Vision

Joseph had been progressing early in his career in IT Project Management during his time working for The Walt Disney Company in California and discovered a keen interest in enterprise implementation and software development projects.

July 2011

The Acquisition

Joseph acquired Whirlwind Web Enterprises, a small design and web development agency, in 2011 working on small development projects for local small businesses, non-profits and agencies mostly in PHP-based websites and applications.

June 2012

The Birth

In 2012, Joseph birthed Ambient Studios as a transition from a boutique design and development agency to a software development focused company with a plan to grow in to a technology professional services firm.

Fall 2012

The Alliance

Ambient Studios continued building upon its business relationship with Think Marketing forming an alliance and combined competencies in marketing, employee communications and software development that has become a focal point of Ambient Studios' services today.

Spring 2013

The Transformation

In 2013, Ambient Studios leveraged previous experience of the team building and implementing custom SharePoint Intranet sites to begin their first SharePoint Intranet development engagements and have been instrumental in transitioning clients' employee engagement experience through significant Company changes.

June 2015

The Leap

In 2015, Joseph decided to leave the corporate world and focus entirely on consulting and growing Ambient Studios as a business delivering numerous site redesigns, enhancements and M365 migrations to SharePoint Online. SharePoint project work has become the Company's bread and butter and area of expertise.

March 2018

The Growth

In 2018, Ambient Studios welcomed Parlae Solutions, an Ohio & Florida-based SharePoint development agency, in to the fold to strengthen its software engineering department particularly in custom SharePoint development.

April 2018

The Specialization

Ambient Studios signs on as a Microsoft Partner in order to better align with Microsoft strategies and leverage solutions that would best allow for Ambient Studios to deliver on digital transformation and managed services for its clients.

January 2019

The Headquarters

In 2019, Ambient Studios established its corporate headquarters in Brea, CA with plans for a satellite office in Tampa, FL, Washington D.C area and Austin, TX.

September 2019

The Key Partnership

Ambient Studios becomes a Liferay Silver Partner extending its practice in to the Digital Experience space.

October 2019

The Foundations

With an eye to the future, Ambient Studios begins establishing partnerships and network alliances to best position itself to broaden its service offerings for its clients.  Ambient becomes a member of the Brea Chamber of Commerce and the International Association of Microsoft Certified Professionals (IAMCP).

November 2019

The Certified MBE

Ambient is recognized by the National Minority Supplier Development Council as a Minority Business Enterprise.

December 2019

The Microsoft Silver Partner

Ambient Studios attains Microsoft Silver Partner Competency in Application Development.

January 2020

The Certified DBE

Ambient Studios is certified by the Department of Transportation (Caltrans) as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise.

February 2021

The Commitment to Microsoft

Ambient Studios attains additional Microsoft Silver Partner Competency in Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions.

January 2023

Launch of Ambient365

As we continue to focus our practice around Microsoft Cloud Solutions, our Business Development Team launched Ambient365 - our Microsoft Cloud Solutions practice!  We can take our enterprise experience around Microsoft Cloud Technologies and Employee Engagement to to deliver transformative solutions for all businesses!


The Journey Ahead

Ambient boasts a powerful team of software engineers and engagement professionals and is ready to make in impact! With a concerted focus on Modern Work, Microsoft Cloud Solutions, and assessment led focus with Ambient365, Ambient aims to be an advocate to influence and drive digital transformation specializing in solution & delivery and operations.