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San Francisco California - Los Angeles California - New York (NY), U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Businesses Solutions • FinTech (& Financials services) • Retail (& E-Commerce) • Entertainment (& Sports) • A.I. (& Big Data) • Advertising • Analytics • Developer tools • Local commerce • Online Social • Consumer
Accomplished media executive and seasoned investment banker
Mark Patricof is a senior advisor at Crestview. Considered a digital media pioneer, technology investor and seasoned investment banker, he has advised and invested in a wide range of leading traditional and digital media and entertainment companies and transactions. Mark is the founder of Patricof Co, a highly specialized merchant bank designed to meet the needs of a select group of athletes and sports professionals and backed by J.P. Morgan Private Equity Group (PEG). Mark previously served as managing director and co-head of Houlihan Lokey's technology, media and telecommunications group, following Houlihan Lokey's acquisition of MESA Global. Before joining Houlihan Lokey, Mark was a co-founder and managing partner at MESA Global, a boutique investment bank focused on providing M&A advisory, private placement and structured finance services to high-growth companies across the media and entertainment landscape. He also managed MESA Ventures, an early stage venture fund that partnered with top-tier VCs to invest in e-commerce, advertising technology and digital content companies around the globe. Prior to MESA, Mark was founder and CEO of , an incubator/digital studio that financed, designed and built businesses for media and entertainment industry clients such as the BBC, CBS, Disney, Hearst and Viacom. Mark served as president and CEO of the company until it was sold to Omnicom. Mark began his career at Creative Artists Agency in Los Angeles. Mark holds a B.A. from Emory University, is a former Clio Award winner and a finalist for Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year. He currently serves as a member of the board of directors of NEP Group, Hornblower Cruises, Piano Media and New York City Economic Development Corporation. Mark is also the longstanding board chair for New York based nonprofit New Heights.
Beverly Hills California - New York (NY) - Los Angeles (CA), U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • PropTech • IT (& TMT) • Hospitality (& Events) • FinTech (& Financials services) • Retail (& E-Commerce) • Entertainment (& Sports) • HealthTech (& Fitness) • Future Of Work • Real Estate (& Construction) • Healthcare (& Wellness) • Consumer
Founder, COO at Composite Financial
LA based Seed investor. GP Structure Fund. Early Clutter, Parachute Home, VidMob, Harri, Jukin Media, Pocket Watch.
Brad Zions serves as Partner at Structure Fund. He is also an Angel Investor. He has deep domain expertise in digital media, restaurant, apparel and entertainment industries. Zions has been an active angel investor for the past 16 years, both individually and as a member of HBS Angels. Recent investments include Jukin Media, Moviepass, bBooth, Parachute, TrustEgg and Venga. Previous exits include QXL (now Tradus, which was acquired by Naspers in 2008) and Google via Ron Conway's Angel funds I and II. Zions partnered with chef Alan Jackson in March 2009 to co-found Lemonade Restaurant Group. Serving as CFO until January 2011, Zions raised capital for the rapidly expanding fast casual concept and helped grow Lemonade to nine locations. Brad is the founder of Breakout Pictures, a production company focusing on emerging talent. Brad produced the indie hit Kissing Jessica Stein, released by Fox Searchlight Pictures in 2002, Ira & Abby, which was released by Magnolia Pictures in September, 2007, and The Guitar, directed by Amy Redford, which premiered in the dramatic competition of the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. Brad is also the co-founder of Young, Fabulous & Broke, a women's contemporary clothing line. YFB sportswear is sold at upscale boutiques throughout the United States and Canada, as well as Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdales, Saks, Nordstrom and ShopBop.com. Brad spent five years at America Online, where as a director of AOL International, he was integral in the founding and development of AOL Europe, a 50/50 joint venture between Bertelsmann AG and America Online, Inc.
Expert on Corporate Governance, ESG and Stewardship | Executive with Global Management and Operations Experience | Business and Product Development | Thought Leader | Board Director | Startup Investor | People Person
Angel @angelpad @abra @tradesy @brilliant @crave @vouch-financial ; Chair @surprise-attack ; VP @glass-lewis-co ; CV investments, governance, mngt, video games