Joseph A. Risico
Co-Chief Executive Officer
Joseph A. Risico has served as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Aterian since July 2023. Prior to that, Mr. Risico was Chief Legal Officer and Head of M&A at Aterian since February 2018. Prior to joining Aterian, Mr. Risico held a number of legal and business positions, most recently at AutoModality, Inc., a UAV flight control software company, where he served as Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel from February 2017 to February 2018, Ecovative Design LLC, a biomaterials company, where he served as General Counsel and Head of Business Development from August 2011 to February 2017, and 3M Company, where he served as the General Counsel of 3M’s corporate ventures business from May 2010 to July 2011. Mr. Risico started his legal career as a corporate associate at the law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP from August 2001 to June 2006. Mr. Risico holds a J.D. from Columbia Law School and a B.A. from New York University with concentrations in accounting and economics. Mr. Risico also holds a CPA (not active).