President & Chief Legal Counsel, Board Member
Joseph Mazzarella serves as Mutualink’s President and Chief Legal Counsel. Mr. Mazzarella, in addition to being responsible for the management of Mutualink’s legal and governmental affairs, serves in key operations management and business development roles. Mr. Mazzarella has over 20 years of corporate, finance, M&A, licensing and IP law experience. Mr. Mazzarella also has in-depth knowledge and experience in the high tech sector, ranging from consumer and enterprise based software development, advanced wireless network and location technologies, and communications. He also serves as a member of Mutualink’s Board of Directors.
Prior to Mutualink, Mr. Mazzarella served as the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Connecticut Telephone and, thereafter, as its President. Mr. Mazzarella also served as a board member of KSI, Inc., a mobile location technology company which was subsequently acquired by TruePosition, Inc., a Liberty Media company and served as shareholder class representative. Mr. Mazzarella started his career as a corporate attorney with the regional law firm of Cummings & Lockwood (k/n/a McCarter & English) and his experience includes private equity and syndication, financing, intellectual property and licensing, M&A, and telecommunications law. His notable accomplishments include assisting with formation and financing of the NFL expansion franchise, Jacksonville Jaguars and Alltel Stadium financing, structuring the sale of Connecticut’s only zoo, forging new case law on the foreclosure of developer rights, and pioneering the first competitive local exchange carrier license in Connecticut.