Joe leads the European division of Corestrat Ventures Ltd, a spin-off of U.S. venture capital firm Banner Ventures LLC. Corestrat Ventures is an emerging growth venture capital advisory and investment firm with offices in the UK and Singapore. In addition to managing business development and technology transfer for a U.S. high-technology incubator, Joe is a 3x entrepreneur across 3 continents. He has held a wide range of positions as a corporate business developer in the financial services sector (Citibank, Associates First Capital, Citi Cards, Intesa San Paolo, Barclaycard, Barclays) and franchise management industries (Diageo and Unilever) over the last twenty years. Joe is a dual US-EU citizen with an M.B.A. from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. Joe is fluent in English, Italian and can be dangerous in German.