Breakfast with a Corporate Investor: David Feldsott, Timex Corporation
February 9, 8.15 am – 10 am
Our thanks to Cowork.rs for hosting. Continental Breakfast included.
Hosted by Bonnie Halper, Editor, StartupOneStop Newsletter and Cofounder, Silicon Alley Cats
About our Guest Investor: David Feldsott is a business executive currently working at Timex, the iconic watch brand, where he is building new ventures, analyzing investment opportunities, formulating the company's long-term strategic plan, and conducting business development, such as creating a software ecosystem around their smartwatch platform. David is also launching a contract manufacturing business for Timex, to leverage their factories to assemble watches on behalf of other watch companies.
Previously, David was the Founder / CEO of PanTrek, an online travel agency for purchasing inter-city bus tickets in Latin America, where he was recognized as one of the "35 Leaders Under 35" within the travel industry. Before entering the technology startup world, David worked as an internal consultant at iHeartRadio, the largest radio station operator in the United States. Earlier in his career, he was a consultant at two management consulting firms, L.E.K. Consulting and Axia Ltd (now part of Accenture's Strategy division). David started his career on Wall Street, as an investment banker, focused on the technology sector at Wachovia Securities (now part of Wells Fargo).
David has a Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in Finance from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. He also studied at the Cass Business School in London and has worked extensively in South America.
David's specialties include: new ventures / startups, business development, strategic planning, financial models & analysis, market research, customer segmentation marketing, change management / transformations, project management, recruitment, and distribution channels.
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