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Joseph J Caruso

Joe Caruso has been an advisor to CEO’s and an advocate for entrepreneurship and professional corporate governance for over twenty years.

Joe is an investor, advisor and active board member for a number companies.  He is currently a member of Launchpad Venture Group was previously a principal in Brookwood Ventures and a member of Walnut Ventures, Common Angels, and eCoast angels…all investment groups for early stage companies.

He has served on the board of numerous companies, private, public, and non-profit. Joe is a graduate of Northeastern University (BSEE with honors) and the Harvard Business School.  More recently, Joe was recipient of the “Leadership in Private Corporation Governance”  Award from the National Association of Corporate Directors (New England Chapter).

Earlier in his career, Joe worked at Teradyne and Autex, and was CEO at Cyborg Corporation, a venture-funded company that was a pioneer in the use of PC’s in laboratory and factory automation.  Subsequently, he served as CEO or work-out manager for a number of companies ranging from start-up to $150 million in sales.