Vice President of Business Development and General Counsel
Joe is the Vice President of Business Development and General Counsel of Altaeros in Somerville, MA. Altaeros’ mission is to deliver the next generation of telecommunications infrastructure, the SuperTower aerostat platform. The SuperTower combines proven aerostat technology with flight control innovations that enable cost effective autonomous, long term, deployment of telecom infrastructure on a tethered airborne platform. The SuperTower is a disruptive technology that helps carriers reduce opex and capex, by providing greater coverage at a lower cost. At Altaeros Joe is in charge of all customer relations, as well as handling the various legal matters related to a growing company.
Before Altaeros, Joe spent 17 years in the wireless tower business, most recently as Director of Acquisitions at Tower Ventures. Joe spent the majority of his career at American Tower, where he held various management positions within the organization, including Director of Mergers and Acquisitions and Director of Corporate Development and Senior Attorney. As Director of Mergers and Acquisitions he was responsible for American Tower’s mergers and acquisitions efforts in the United States. During his tenure at American Tower, he was involved in the acquisition of over $7 Billion in towers and other wireless assets.
Joe continues to be involved in the tower business as a partner with Tower Ventures in a tower development venture.