Joe currently serves as a member of the President’s Council at Olin College of Engineering and as a member of the Headmaster’s Council at Roxbury Latin School. He is a board member at Lease Pilot, Inc, and Boston Micromachines.
He is currently a member of Launchpad Venture Group and was previously a member of Walnut Ventures, Common Angels, eCoastAngels and a principal of Brookwood Partners, all investment groups for early stage companies.
Joe has served as advisor/mentor to numerous organizations in the entrepreneurial ecosystem including: Northeastern University’s School of Technological Entrepreneurship, Northeastern University’s IDEA program, Boston University’s entrepreneurship program, MITs Deshpande Center, MIT Enterprise Forum’s START program, TechStars accelerator program, and Mass Challenge.
Previously, Joe served as interim CEO for companies in need of strategic change – running businesses ranging from 5 to 1,000 employees. Early in his career, he worked at Teradyne and Autex, Inc., and was CEO at Cyborg Corporation, a venture-funded company that was a pioneer in the use of PC1s in laboratory and factory automation. He also has served as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association.
He has served on dozens of boards over the years and is recipient of the Leadership in Private Corporate Governance award from the National Association of Corporate Directors New England Chapter. He is a graduate of Northeastern University (BSEE with honors) and the Harvard Business School (MBA).
Former board memberships include: ACT Medical, Acumenta, Adhesive Technologies, American Fantasy Sports, Audiofile, Boston Restaurant Associates, Boston University’s Photonics Center (advisory director), Cambrian Innovation, Coffee Connection, Colonial Mills, Common Angels, Corion, Cyborg Corporation, General Analysis, Haymarket Bank, Iconics, i2Chem, Laser Science, Metrisa, MicroE, Nim bit, Qiave Technologies, QD Vision, Quant Funds (trustee); Tytronics, Wwwhoosh, Zentox, the Turnaround Management Association (founding director, New England Chapter), the National Association of Corporate Directors (New England Chapter), the Association for Corporate Growth
(New England Chapter) and WEST (Women Entrepreneurs in Science and Technology).