Edward Horowitz, Vice-Chair
Mr. Horowitz is Chairman of EdsLink LLC, a New York City based venture capital firm and Senior Executive Advisor to Tennenbaum Capital Partners, a Santa Monica based Private Investment firm. Most recently he served as President and CEO of SES AMERICOM, a market-leading satellite operator serving media, the DOD and other government agencies, as well as business customers. In addition he was a member of the Executive Committee of its Luxembourg based parent company, SES. Prior to forming EdsLink, Mr. Horowitz founded and was Chairman of e-Citi, the unit of Citigroup created to pioneer electronic commerce and financial services and was a member of Citigroup’s operating and executive committees. Before joining Citibank he was Senior Vice President, Viacom Inc., Chairman and CEO of the Viacom Broadcast and Interactive Media groups and a member of the Viacom Executive Committee. From 1974 to 1989, Mr. Horowitz held various senior management positions at Home Box Office (HBO), a subsidiary of Time Warner. Mr. Horowitz currently serves on advisory boards or as a Director of a number of companies, including Global Entertainment & Media Holdings (GEMH), EaglePicher, The Tennis Channel and the American Management Association (AMA). He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the New York Hall of Science, the March of Dimes, The Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University, and is a Cable Pioneer. Mr. Horowitz holds a B.S. in Physics from CCNY and a Masters of Business from Columbia University.