Jeremy Liew is a Managing Director at Lightspeed Venture Partners, a leading global venture capital firm. He invests primarily in the Internet and mobile sectors, with a particular interest in social media, commerce, gaming and methods for increasing monetization. He joined Lightspeed in early 2006. Previously, Jeremy was with AOL, first as SVP of Corporate Development and Chief of Staff to the CEO and then as General Manager of Netscape. Jeremy joined AOL from InterActiveCorp (originally USA Networks), where he was VP of Strategic Planning. While there, he was responsible for acquisitions, divestitures and investments in TV Networks, consumer Internet companies and online travel companies. Jeremy started working in the consumer Internet industry as an early employee of CitySearch in 1996, where he held a variety of sales management, operational and business development roles. He was also a management consultant at McKinsey & Company. Jeremy holds an MBA from Stanford and a BA/BSc from the Australian National University in Linguistics and Pure Mathematics. Jeremy is a frequent contributor to the Lightspeed blog at http://lsvp.wordpress.com.
Stephen D. Hassett is a technology executive with economics as hobby. Steve is based in Atlanta, Georgia, and author of "The Risk Premium Factor: A New Model for Understanding the Volatile Forces that Drive Stock Prices" http://bit.ly/JKtTiE. His RPF Model is based on work he had done as a consultant and corporate development/M&A executive.
LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/stevehassett
Berg is a passionate surfer and chief pilot of Surfline, Inc., where he flies an Aero Commander throughout the Caribbean, Central America and Baja in support of the company's R&D and quality control programs. In his spare time, he Chairs Surfline and NTN Buzztime Inc.(AMEX:NTN) and is a private investor.
Surfline is the leading surf digital media property in the world.
In 1999, he co-founded Swell, a direct marketer of surf apparel and accessories, which was sold to Billabong in 2009. Between 1995 and 2000, Mr. Berg was Chairman of AccentHealth, a network that provide segmented, patient education-oriented TV programming to over 10,000 medical waiting rooms. Mr. Berg has over 20 years experience as a professional investor, having founded Matador Capital Management in 1993, and before that working for 9 years at Raymond James Financial as an institutional securities analyst. Matador ran long/short equity hedge funds and separate accounts from February 10, 1994 through the end of 2006, compiling an audited track record for its flagship fund, Everglades Partners, LP, of gross and net returns, respectively, that trounced the S&P 500 of 278%.
Professional Equities and Futures Trader. Trading equities for a proprietary trading firm based out of NYC. Equity Trading technique is based on technical analysis and tape reading skills.
Futures trading (primarily e-mini S&P 500) for individual account. The foundation of my /ES trading technique is based on identifying Classical Predictive Paths (Gate Flow) to identify repetitive trading behavior. These repetitive trading patterns appear multiple times a day, everyday, in every time frame.
To learn more about Gate Flow send email to: NTMtrader@gmail.com
17+ years of China/Asia VC, PE and entrepreneurial experience:
- as investor, have sourced, deployed and exited US$200m in China/Asia-related private equity deals.
- as founder and entrepreneur, have raised more than US$70m in venture capital and private equity for operating companies.
Currently head China PE for SMC, a leading China/Asian alternative asset firm with $1bn+ AUM in both USD and RMB-denominated funds.