Walter is a corporate developer and digital entrepreneur whose worked with companies ranging in complexity and size from publicly-traded Fortune 100's to seed-stage ventures competing globally across a spectrum of Media & Communications industries. His consistent twenty-year record of producing outstanding stakeholder wealth reflects his passion for building breakthrough businesses and the premium value he places on integrity, transparency, and results. He holds an MBA in Finance from Suffolk University and BA in Economics from Yale.
Gene is a media industry entrepreneur, co-founder of FS Capital, and an economist expert in international business and M&A. Recognized as one of the first businessmen to penetrate Mainland China through US equity partnerships, his 20-year career includes fund development and equity research with Furman Selz, Paine Weber, and ING Barings. Active in media and the arts, he produces and directs TV shows, Broadway releases, concerts, and festivals. A triathlete and Ironman, Gene holds a BS in Business Economics from the State University of New York, an MBA in International Business from Adelphi University, and a Masters of Engineering from MIT.
Matt is Executive Director and Head of CMC at Enanta Pharmaceuticals, a leader in the discovery of small molecule drugs for the treatment of viral infections and liver diseases. He has over 20 years of experience working in the Bio Tech sector in senior roles with Merck, Cubist, and Forrest Labs. His broad end-to-end experience includes development and commercialization of novel therapeutics, Bio Tech M&A, regulatory filings in the US, EU and Latin American countries, and patents. Matt holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the university of New Hampshire.
Charles is a strategic financial executive whose career spans 20 years in private equity and venture management. Charles is currently CFO of Grinder Wear, a Florida-based heavy machine manufacturer and the former CEO of Affineon Digital Lighting, a manufacturer of leading edge solutions in sustainable commercial energy and lighting. Charles began his career in Big 4 accounting and received his BABS in Accounting and Finance from Suffolk University.
Michael is a Partner at Haynes and Boone, LLP. He is a leading U.S. litigator specializing in Environmental Law representing Fortune 100 energy and industrial clients. He is licensed to practice in Louisiana, Texas, and Massachusetts, all Federal courts in Texas, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the United States Supreme Court, is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law, and is a member of the American Arbitration Association’s National Panel of Arbitrators. Michael received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina, attended graduate school at the University of Michigan, and earned his J.D. from Suffolk University Law School.