Joe Morrison is Principal at Biz21 Consulting, founded 2015. An independent management consultant, he partners with diverse industry subject matter experts to deliver projects.
Prior to starting his consulting firm, Mr. Morrison was sole employee of the Municipality of Anchorage’s 49th State Angel Fund. For nearly three years, he held this unique role in America—municipal venture capitalist—making him simultaneously a fund manager, negotiator, mentor, economic developer, investor and public servant. He negotiated five investments, making over $19 million of new capital available to Anchorage. He continues to consult on the effort. Joe is also Founding Past President of Launch : Alaska, the state's first and only startup accelerator.
Mr. Morrison received his International MBA from Madrid's renown IE Business School in 2011. Prior to that for eight years he worked in socially responsible finance at Credit Union 1 as part of an innovative leadership team that doubled assets. He believes firmly in the universal power and necessity of volunteerism.