Intelligent investing. Enlightened model. New York, NY and Herzliya, Israel.
Intelligent Investing. Enlightened Model.
New York, NY & Herzliya, Israel
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Brian is a Financial Associate in our New York office. Before joining Marker in 2013, Brian was a Senior Auditor within the alternative investments group at Marcum LLP. Brian earned a BBA (With Distinction) in Accounting and Finance from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Senior Associate New York, NY
Avi is a data science specialist in our New York office and a member of our investment team. Before joining Marker in 2014, Avi was a Managing Consultant at IBM where he advised financial services clients on gaining insight from vast amounts of complex data. Previously, Avi was an Analyst Developer at Goldman Sachs. Avi earned a Bachelor of Engineering from the P.E.S. Institute of Technology in Bangalore, India and a Master of Information Systems Management from Carnegie Mellon, where he ranked 2nd among a class of 120 students.
Senior Associate New York, NY
Jonathan is a Senior Associate in our New York office and a member of our investment team. Before joining Marker in 2013, Jonathan was a Senior Associate at Hudson Clean Energy Partners, a private equity firm focused on investments in the clean energy and renewable power sectors. Previously, he was an analyst in the Leveraged Finance Group at Deutsche Bank in New York. Jonathan earned both a BS (Magna Cum Laude) in Economics and an MBA (Honors) from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Office Manager Herzliya, ISR
Odile is the Office Manager of our Herzliya office. Prior to Marker, Odile had over 20 years of experience in the Israeli hi-tech industry and has worked closely with and reported to the chief executives of the Israeli subsidiaries of Compaq, Vocaltec, M-Systems (Sandisk) and several others and has overseen all aspects of administration for these multinational companies.
Partner Herzliya, ISR
Ohad is a Co-Founding Partner of Marker and is based in our Herzliya office. Before Marker, Ohad was a partner at Venrock where he oversaw international investing. Previously, Ohad served as Chairman and CEO of the Pan European Interoute Communications Group. He has also held management potions at companies including VocalTec Communications and Packard Bell Electronics. Ohad holds a BA in Political Science and International Relations from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Office Manager & Records New York, NY
Meg is a Records and Office Manager in our New York office. Before joining Marker in 2012, Meg was a consultant providing financial and support services to high net worth individuals and family offices. Prior to her consulting business, Meg worked for two securities firms in restricted stock sales, private placements, and swaps execution and marketing. Meg holds a BA from SUNY Albany and an MBA in Finance from St. John’s University.
Analyst New York, NY
Brian is an Analyst in our New York office, where he focuses on investment pipeline management and outreach. Before joining Marker in 2014, Brian helped launch BuysideFX, a venture-backed startup in the institutional foreign exchange trading sector. Previously, he founded a travel services company and worked at a seed VC firm. Brian earned a BA (Magna Cum Laude) in English and American Literatures from Middlebury College.
Executive Advisor New York, NY
Mel is an Executive Advisor in our New York office, where he focuses on business development and strategic advisory. Before joining Marker in 2013, Mel served as the Chairman of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP for 18 years and was a partner in the law firm’s Corporate Department. He serves as Vice Chair of the Legal Aid Society and on the Columbia Law School Dean's Council and the Columbia Law School Board of Visitors. Mel also serves as senior advisor to the Wendel Group and on the Council on Foreign Relations. He is a member of the United States European Command Advisory Panel and a former member of the United States Southern Command Advisory Panel. Mel is Vice Chairman of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum and served on the Defense Business Board of the United States Department of Defense. He is a recipient of The Jewish Theological Seminary Simon H. Rifkind Award, the Legal Aid Society's Servant of Justice Award and the Fund for Modern Courts John J. McCloy Memorial Award. Mel received his BA from the University of Pennsylvania and his JD and MBA from Columbia University.
Office Manager New York, NY
Paige is the Office Manager of our New York office. Before joining Marker in 2013, Paige was an Executive Assistant and Marketing Assistant at LSV Advisors. Previously, she managed Food and Beverage as the Events Coordinator for Club Quarters Hotel on Wall Street. Paige earned a Bachelor of Science in Tourism Development Management from Arizona State University.
Senior Associate Herzliya, ISR
Eyal is a Senior Associate in our Herzliya office and a member of our investment team. Before joining Marker in 2015, Eyal was a co-founder of Neema, a bitcoin-powered financial services platform. Previously, Eyal was a Vice President at Morgan Stanley in both the New York City and Tel Aviv offices. Before Morgan Stanley, Eyal was an associate at Mitchell Madison Group, a management consultant firm. Eyal served three years in the Israeli Defense Forces and earned both a BS in Computer Science and a BA in Economics from Columbia University (Magna Cum Laude) and an MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York University.
Principal New York, NY
Lluis is a Principal in our New York office and is the senior member of our investment team. Before joining Marker in 2012, Lluis was a Vice President at Fredericks Michael & Co., a boutique investment bank. Previously, he was a consultant at Roland Berger in their Barcelona and Madrid offices. Lluis holds a BS from Esade Business School in Spain, an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and an MA in International Studies from the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania.
Senior Associate New York, NY
Anthony is a Senior Associate in our New York office and a member of our investment team. Before joining Marker in 2014, Anthony was an Associate in the Healthcare Investment Banking Group at Deutsche Bank. Previously, he was an Associate at Huron Consulting, a management consulting firm specializing in financial advisory. Anthony began his career as an auditor at KPMG and is a Certified Public Accountant. Anthony earned a BS in Accounting from Villanova University and an MBA (With Distinction) from the Stern School of Business at New York University.
Partner New York, NY
Thomas is a Co-Founding Partner of Marker and is based in our New York office. Before Marker, he was a Partner at Crescent Point Group, an investment firm focused on Asia. Previously, Thomas worked in investment banking at Lazard and Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein in New York. He holds a post-graduate degree from the EdHEC business school in France and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Pompidou Center.
General Counsel New York, NY
Clayton is our General Counsel and is based in our New York office. Before joining Marker in 2012, Clayton practiced law in New York for 30 years and was a partner at several established law firms including Humes & Wagner, Windels, Marx and Ross & Hardies. Clayton has represented numerous financial, securities, trading, banking and other institutions as well as acted as outside general counsel. Clayton holds a BA (Cum Laude, College Scholar) from Harvard College, where he concentrated in History, and a JD from the University of Virginia Law School.
CFO & COO New York, NY
Dan is our CFO and COO and is based in our New York office. Before joining Marker in 2012, Dan was a Principal at Siguler Guff & Company, LP where he was actively involved in our operational and financial processes and led our Operational Due Diligence program. Previously, Dan was a Vice President at Fortress Investment Group and Goldman Sachs. Dan earned a BS in Accounting and a BA in Journalism from the University of Maryland.
Partner New York, NY
Rick is the Founding Partner of Marker and is based in our New York office. Before Marker, he was a Founding and Managing Partner of Crescent Point Group, a venture growth firm based in Singapore, where he lived for over 15 years. Rick’s first investment was leading the Series A Round of AirAsia, a truly disruptive company that went on to achieve extraordinary success by making airline travel available to everyone in Asia. Rick began his career working in the investment banking departments at Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse. He holds a BA (Cum Laude and Honors Thesis) from Middlebury College, where he studied Art and Physics. He also serves on the Middlebury College Board of Trustees.
Partner Herzliya, ISR
Yuval is a Co-Founding Partner of Marker and is based in the firm’s Herzliya office. Before Marker, Yuval was an active angel investor in Israel. Previously, he served as a General Manager at Cisco, where he ran a business unit in Cisco's Service Provider group. Yuval also co-founded P-Cube and Pentacom, and led the creation of InfoGear Technology Corporation, all three of which were acquired by Cisco. Earlier in his career, Yuval headed engineering at VocalTec Communications, where he helped develop the first VoIP applications and solutions. Prior to VocalTec, Yuval worked at Motorola and National Semiconductor in a variety of technology, software development, and management roles. Yuval earned a BSC in Mathematics and Computer Science from Tel Aviv University and holds a variety of technology patents.
Administrative Assistant New York, NY
Jenna is an Administrative Assistant in our New York office. Before joining Marker in 2015, Jenna was the Office Manager at DEX New York, an independent beauty label. Jenna graduated from Fordham University where she earned a B.S. in Psychology with a Pre-Med concentration and co-authored several research studies.
Principal New York, NY
Sam is a Principal in our New York office, where he focuses on business development and relationship management. Before joining Marker in 2013, Sam spent nine years in credit derivatives and corporate bond brokerage at GFI, Tullett Prebon and Creditex. Previously, Sam was a partner at Madison Trading, a boutique proprietary trading firm. Sam earned a BA from the University of Vermont where he majored in Economics and minored in History.