Come enjoy lunch and a casual fireside chat with Visting Executive, Itzhak Fisher, Founder and Chairman at Pereg Ventures
THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO ALL
12:30-1:15pm Fireside chat, lunch and audience Q&A
1:30- 3:00pm One-on-One with Itzhak & Ruth (Mentor of New York Angels Group) Fisher.
The sessions are for individuals or teams (open to students and faculty only)
If you are interested in a private session with Itzhak & Ruth Fisher, please apply.
Please also include a note about why you would like to meet with the Fishers: RSVP for One-on-One
Date: Thursday, October 6, 2016
574 Boston Ave. First Floor
Medford, MA 02155
About Itzhak Fisher
Itzhak Fisher is the Founder and General Partner of Pereg Ventures, a Nielsen backed private equity fund focused on investing in companies with ambitious ideas that can transform world markets, and operate around marketing intelligence, advertising solutions, online solutions, and mobile enabling. Fisher served as Executive Vice President, Global Business Development for Nielsen. His responsibilities included strategic business development initiatives as well as all Mergers & Acquisitions and overseeing the Sports Practice. Previously, Fisher led the global product division, guiding the development and delivery of all Nielsen product solutions to the marketplace. In addition to his having full responsibility over the P&L, he oversaw global strategy, and business development. As co-founder and Chairman of Trendum, Fisher took the technologies of this small internet data mining company joined them with VNU, Intelliseek and BuzzMetrics, and sold the new entity to the Nielsen company. Throughout his tenure at Trendum and Nielsen, Fisher continued to lead a private venture capital group, through a slew of high-tech investments such as Matomy, Counect and the purchase of several European Telcos and Internet companies. In the nineties, Fisher founded and headed RSL Communications (NASDAQ: RSLC) a Telco company operating in over 20 countries across four continents with over $1.5 billion in revenues. Under his tenure as President and CEO, RSL raised over $1.7 billion in equity and high yield bonds, bought all the shares of a start-up IP telephony company, Delta Three, for $10 million, which after only three years, had a successful IPO, with a valuation of $1 billion. While at RSL, Fisher bought a 25% stake in Telegate, a German international directory assistance company, for $35 million, which RSL sold 2 years later to Tiscali for $450 million. Specialties: Itzhak maintains a long track record in creating new companies and developing them into operationally excellent businesses. He has been a prominent and serial entrepreneur in high technology businesses for three decades.
Fireside led by Alex Rappaport, E17
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