Joe D’Cruz is founder and Managing Director of Catalyze Dallas, where he builds scalable businesses chartered with commercializing promising innovations licensed or purchased from some of the world’s most respected defense companies. D’Cruz serves on the board of Metro Aerospace, a leader in reduction of fuel consumption and carbon emissions on a variety of military and commercial aircraft. D’Cruz is also board member and executive chairman of Alpine Advanced Materials, a pioneer in lightweight thermoplastic nanocomposites.
D’Cruz graduated from Saint Louis University with a BS in Business Administration and studied at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. He has served on multiple nonprofit boards, including the Boys & Girls Club of America.