At CEO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top New York based CEO’ operating in the Angel Investment space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Co-Chief Executive Officer of Apax Partners
Mitch Truwit is a Partner and Co-Head of the Financial & Business Services team. He is also a member of the Executive Committee. Prior to joining Apax Partners in 2006, Mitch was the President and CEO of Orbitz Worldwide, a subsidiary of Travelport, between 2005 and 2006 and was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of priceline.com between 2001 and 2005. Mitch is a graduate of Vassar College where he received a BA in Political Science. He also has an MBA from Harvard Business School. He serves as a Board member of Garda World Security Corporation, Bankrate, HUB International, Advantage Sales & Marketing, Trader Corp and Dealer.com. Mitch is the Chairman of Street Squash, a Harlem-based urban youth enrichment program and is an honorary member of the Special Olympics of CT, an organisation providing year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Mitch was previously a member of PEC, an organisation established to provide information about the private equity industry.
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About Apax Partners: Apax Partners is an independent global partnership focused solely on long-term investment in growth companies.
Co-CEO & Co-Founder of Titan
Prior to co-founding Titan, Clayton was an analyst at a NY-based fundamental long/short equity hedge fund, where he led consumer technology investing. Previously he was an investor at Farallon Capital Management and Cerberus Capital Management investing in public and private companies. Clayton graduated summa cum laude from The Jerome Fisher Program in Management & Technology at the University of Pennsylvania in 2012. Clayton earned a BAS in Computer Science and a BS in Economics with concentrations in Finance and Statistics and a minor in Mathematics. Originally from Chicago, he is most passionate about investing and software.
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About Titan: Titan is an operating system for active investment management, powering investment products, and experiences for retail investors.
Co-Founder and CEO of CB Insights
Anand Sanwal is the co-founder and CEO of CB Insights. Anand’s previous job was managing a 50 million dollar Innovation Fund for American Express. He also worked at one of the most well-known bubble startups, Kozmo.com, which received the largest amount of funding in NYC history for a tech startup. He worked with a small team to open up the European market for Kozmo.com. Along with his corporate and startup experience, Anand also has an education from Wharton (University of Pennsylvania) along with a Chemical Engineering Bachelor’s of Science. Anand’s latest venture is ChubbyBrain, part of CB Information Services (the parent company of which he is CEO).
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About CB Insights: CB Insights builds software that predicts what the next technology trend will be.
CEO of Corniche Capital
David Ebrahimzadeh is the founder of Corniche Capital, David a Manhattan based real estate and private equity investment firm.
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About Corniche Capital: Corniche Capital is involved in real estate and private equity.
CEO and Co-founder of iownit
Rashad is a CEO and Co-founder of iownit.us He is an experienced and successful executive with more than 20 years of professional experience in the capital market. Rashad held progressively more senior roles at the largest financial services firms, including Merrill Lynch, UBS, JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Barclays Capital, BNP, RBS and CIBC. At iownit he is bringing his in-depth knowledge of capital markets and blockchain technology to create a next generation platform to improve capital formation for emerging growth companies.
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About iownit: Powering Digital Private Markets
Founder and CEO of StreetOne
Seshadri Krishnan is a Founder and CEO at StreetOne.
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About StreetOne: A new disruptive and a fourth generation digital advisory platform.
Founder, CEO of Hippflow
Founder, CEO at Hippflow
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About Chill, Hippflow: Hippflow is a platform that enables startups to input and track resources, plan work, and measure progress of them.