Our Partners

Operating Partners

Industry Experts

Bob Hurst
Finance & Governance
Former Vice Chairman, Goldman Sachs; Vice Chairman, Clearview
James Murdoch
Media & Commerce
Former Chairman & CEO, 21st Century Fox/News Corp and Sky plc; Board Member, Tesla
Jenny Fleiss
Co-founder, Rent the Runway; Co-Founder/CEO, Jetblack
Bob Pittman
Media & Entertainment
Chairman & CEO, iHeartMedia
Wes “Diplo” Pentz
Culture & Entertainment
World-renowned, Grammy-winning DJ, producer, and songwriter; Founder, Mad Decent—recording company
Ali Pincus
Ecommerce & Branding
Co-Founder, One Kings Lane
Jeff Harris
Board Member, NY Presbyterian; Former Managing Director, Warburg Pincus
Brynn Putnam
Health & Wellness
Founder of Mirror (acquired by Lululemon)
Elie Seidman
Consumer Social
Former CEO, Tinder and OKCupid; currently angel investor and advisor
Clayton Christopher
Co-Founder, CAVU Venture Partners; Founder, Deep Eddy Vodka, Sweet Leaf Tea (acquired by Nestle), and Rhythm Superfoods
Mark Ramadan
CPG & Branding
CEO, Hu Chocolates; Co-Founder & Former CEO, Sir Kensington’s Condiments
Andrew Marcus
Media & Entertainment
Founder & CEO, Apiary Entertainment; Former President and COO, Relativity Media
Lowell Putnam
Founder, Quovo (acquired by Plaid)

Tactical Experts

Mark Genender
Financial Strategy
Managing Partner, Bristol Growth Capital; Former Senior MD, Guggenheim Partners; Co-Founder, Star Avenue Capital
Neil Parikh
Consumer Retail
Co-Founder & COO, Casper
Jennifer Meyer
PR & Communications
Founder & CEO, Jennifer Bett Communications - top digitally native consumer PR firm
Jesse Derris
Branding & Communications
Founder & Partner at Derris & Co - leading branding and PR Firm (Warby Parker, Everlane, Oscar)
Howard Draft
Marketing, Advertising & Media Buying
Founder & Former CEO, DraftFCB - global marketing & media buying agency (Verizon, HBO, Yum! Brands); Board Member, Peloton
David Kidder
Digital Growth
CEO, Bionic (acq. Accenture, 2021) - platform growth strategy accelerator for major brands (AB InBev, P&G, Nike, Spotify)
Noah Kerner
Branding & Customer Acquisition
Chairman & CEO, Acorns; Founder, Noise - top branding agency (acq. Engine USA, 2010)
Aniq Rahman
Marketing Analytics
Founding Partner, Vast Ventures; Former president of Moat (digital measurement cloud company acq. by Oracle for $850M, 2017)
Jay Livingston
CMO, Shake Shack; Former CMO BarkBox; Former SVP Global Marketing Bank of America