Cable Television/ Internet/Telecom
Founded and served as President of the largest “Private Cable” company in the United States. Sold to Canadian MSO with a 62% IRR on $32 million investment.
Cable Television/ Internet
Led the funding and development of the 5th largest cable company in Latin America and the 3rd largest in Argentina. Sold to Cablevision. 117% IRR on $120 million investment. Consolidated more than 50 companies.
IOA – International Outdoor Advertising
Led a “buy and build” strategy to create the largest outdoor advertising company in Latin America, with operations in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay and Mexico. Sold to CBS Outdoor.
Cablevision Argentina/ Telefonica de Argentina
Cable TV/High Speed Data/Telecom
Helped lead the investment and served on the Board of Directors of the largest cable television/ telecom/multimedia companies in Argentina. Became (at the time) the largest “triple play” cable company in Latin America and launched first high speed internet service in Argentina (Fibertel). Restructured company during 2002/2004 financial crisis and sold to financial/industry buyers.
Helped lead the funding and served on the board of directors of what became the second largest river barging operation in Latin America (serving the Parana River “hidrovia”). Sold to government buyer.
Participated in the purchase and currently serve on board of directors of rapidly growing pan regional DTH operator.
Fox Sports Latin America
Participated on the board of directors and restructuring of the #1 pan- regional sports network in Latin America. Sold to Fox Entertainment Group.
Led the creation and funding of the largest stem cell banking company in Latin America. The company is executing a Pan regional strategy and is one of the 6 largest stem cell banks worldwide. Company is the market leader in every country it serves.
DIRECTV South America—VRIO CORP
Initiated and led the purchase of the largest PayTV operation in South America by WST from AT&T. Vrio owns the DIRECTV and SKY brands in South America and serves more than 10 million customers in 7 countries. Developed new strategy to speed the deployment of OTT services (through ISP’s), launch satellite internet service and restructure the company to match current market trends
Participated in the creation and funding of one of the leading luxury ecotourism lodges in the world as part of a larger regional strategy (see Angama.com). Currently developing strategy to develop luxury ecotourism lodges in South America, as part of a larger impact investment strategy.
Clixie/Aristos Ventures/ Austin Electronic Vehicles
Currently serving on the board of directors and as a strategic advisor to various high technology, interactive media and renewable energy ventures.