Vicepresidente ejecutivo y Director de Finanzas in Moblyng
Derek Reisfield has spent his career in the Media, Telecommunications and New Media industries. In addition to spending over a 15 years advising some of the largest media companies on their strategy and operations, Derek has helped many entrepreneurial companies during his career, including helping to conceive, build and take public three New Media companies.
Derek serves as executive vice president and CFO of Moblyng. Previous to Moblyng, Reisfield served as an Advisor to I-Hatch Ventures, LLC, an early-stage, New York – based venture capital firm which he helped to co-found in 1999. He served as Managing Principal of I-Hatch Ventures from its founding in 1999 until 2001. He has also served as the Senior Advisor to the management of EMI Music Corporation and the Pictet & Cie. Global Leisure Fund, as well as advising several media and New Media firms on their strategy and operations during the last two years.
Prior to founding i-hatch Ventures, Derek served as Vice Chairman and Executive Vice President of Luminant Worldwide Corporation, a $100 million plus integrated information technology consulting firm. Derek held primary responsibility for identifying and merging the eight foundation companies that combined to form Luminant and was one of Luminant’s initial investors. He helped the company grow to over 750 employees and was responsible for the company’s initial public offering.
Before starting Luminant, Derek was President of the CBS New Media Group. As the youngest division president in the history of CBS, he was the architect of the company’s New Media strategy and helped build and operate over 200 Internet sites.
At CBS Derek conceived and built Marketwatch.com, serving as that firm’s Chairman and chief strategist from its inception until its successful IPO. He also created the CBS/Sportsline joint venture. This was the first joint venture between a traditional broadcasting company and a venture-backed New Media company.
Before becoming the President of CBS New Media Group, Derek Served as Vice President of Business Development for CBS and its predecessor firm, The Westinghouse Electric Corporation. He was intimately involved in the turn around and transformation of Westinghouse from an industrial conglomerate into a pure-play media company as the firm conducted more than $20 billion in acquisitions and divestitures.
Prior to joining CBS, Derek was the co-founder of the Media and Telecommunications Practice at Mitchell Madison Group, an international management consulting firm. He spent eight years at McKinsey & Company, where he was a leader of the Firm’s Global Media and Entertainment Practice. While at McKinsey, Derek worked at numerous media startups and turnarounds in the U.S. and overseas.
Derek has a BA in History from Wesleyan University and a Masters in Communications from the Annenberg School at the University of Southern California. He resides in New York City.
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