Jerry Neumann

Jerry Neumann is an investor in and advisor to early stage companies. He is an active angel investor, supporting Metamarkets, The Trade Desk, BankSimple, Flurry, Magnetic, 33Across, XA.net, PerformLine, Livekick, Handipoints and Platial. He is an advisor to Milabra and PubGears, among others. He has also founded or co-founded several marketing technology companies, most recently Root Markets, the first exchange-style marketplace for leads.

Previously, Jerry ran the venture capital division of Omnicom Group, the world’s leading marketing services company, where he was involved with the seed financing of many of the first wave of internet marketing firms, including Razorfish, AGENCY.COM and Organic. Prior to that he was at Prodigy Services and Deloitte & Touche Consulting Group. He started his career at IBM as an engineer.

He graduated from Columbia University with a BS and MS in electrical engineering and from NYU with a MBA. He blogs at http://reactionwheel.blogspot.com.