Zaid F. Alsikafi

Board Member

Zaid F. Alsikafi

Zaid Alsikafi is a Managing Director and Co-Head of the MDP Telecom, Media & Technology Services team. Before joining MDP, he was with Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the financial institutions group, and with MDP as an Associate for two years. Zaid currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Centennial Towers, InMoment, Intermedia.net, Inc., Liquid Web, RDX, and Univision Communications Inc. Former board memberships include NextG Networks, Q9 Networks, QuickPlay Media and Fieldglass.

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William E. Ritchie

Board Member

William E. Ritchie

Will is a Director with the Health Care team. Prior to MDP, he was an Investment Banking Analyst in the Consumer, Retail and Healthcare Group at J.P. Morgan. Will serves on the Boards of Directors of InMoment, Kaufman Hall and Liquid Web, and he is actively involved in MDP’s investments in Centennial Towers and The Ardonagh Group.

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Tony Weisman

Board Member

Tony Weisman

Mr. Weisman served as the Chief Marketing Officer of Dunkin’ from September 2017 to December 2019. From 2007 until September 2017, Mr. Weisman served in senior executive positions at Digitas and as the Chief Executive Officer of Digitas North America from 2013 until September 2017. From 2002 to 2006, Mr. Weisman was Chief Marketing Officer at DraftFCB/Chicago, an advertising agency. Prior to 2002, he held various management positions at advertising agency Leo Burnett. Mr. Weisman holds a B.A. in Political Science from Brown University.

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Scott G. Pasquini

Board Member

Scott G. Pasquini

Scott Pasquini is a Managing Director on the MDP Telecom, Media & Technology Services team. Prior to joining MDP, he was with GTCR Golder Rauner as an Associate and with Merrill Lynch in the Mergers & Acquisitions group. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Centennial Towers, InMoment, Liquid Web, RDX, and The Topps Company. He was previously involved with MDP’s investment in Q9 Networks, Inc.

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Mark Leiter

Board Member

Mark Leiter

Mark Leiter is Chairman of Leiter & Company. His specialty is strengthening business-to-business (B2B) organizations that deliver sophisticated services and solutions. Mark has helped over 150 organizations create corporate and business-unit strategies that improve performance. He has approached strategy development as an operating executive, strategy consultant, board member and investor.

From 2006 to 2016, Mark worked with Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN), an S&P 500 company, where he ultimately served as Nielsen’s global Chief Strategy Officer. He was part of a leadership team that tripled Nielsen’s enterprise value from $9 billion to $27 billion as the company transitioned from private ownership back to the public markets. Before taking on the role of Chief Strategy Officer, he served in multiple division President roles for the corporation.

Earlier in his career, Mark held multiple Marketing practice leadership roles at McKinsey & Company, including serving as a founder and co-leader of the firm’s B2B marketing and branding practices. He was subsequently a senior partner and worldwide marketing leader at Cap Gemini Ernst & Young. He began his career as a charter member of Bain & Company’s loyalty practice.

He currently serves as a board member for The VH1 Save The Music Foundation, as a Trustee of the Committee for Economic Development (CED) and as a member of The Conference Board’s Global Advisory Council and Global Counsellors. Mark is a Partner at Pereg Ventures, a venture capital firm. He is an Advising Member to Strategy 50, a global community of Chief Strategy Officers.

He is the author of the book “Crafting Strategy in an Accelerating World: practical advice from Chief Strategy Officers operating in global, public corporations“ (World 50; 2018).

Mark was a research fellow at Harvard Business School, holds an M.A. from Harvard University, and a B.A., summa cum laude, from the State University of New York at Albany.

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Marc Fuller

Board Member

Marc Fuller

Marc is a Partner at Peterson Partners. Prior to Peterson Partners, Marc was a Managing Director with Leucadia National Corporation, a New York-based investment company with approximately $50 billion in assets. Before working with Leucadia, Marc was an Associate at a merchant bank, Coleman Furlong, in San Francisco and an Analyst at CS First Boston in New York. Marc received an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.A. from Brigham Young University.

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Greg Goff

Board Member

Greg Goff

Greg Goff is the Chief Technology Officer of Uptake, overseeing all aspects of technology at Uptake including engineering and data science to build the leading AI platform for industrial companies. Greg previously served as Chief Technology Officer for Morningstar where he defined and implemented the financial services giant’s global technology strategy. Prior to that, Greg served as Senior Vice President of Global Platform Technology at The Nielsen Company and developed a single technology strategy and platform that integrated all of Nielsen’s consumer assets. He has also held past positions at Accenture and BlueMeteor.

In his position as Chief Technology Officer for Morningstar, Greg defined and implemented the global technology strategy for internal corporate systems and external products, while setting technology standards and practices across all businesses and countries. He also provided visionary technology leadership, promoting company-wide innovation while remaining relevant on current best practices, industry trends, emerging technologies. He shared technology strategies to clients and employees, maintaining technology staff across the company of the highest caliber.

As Senior Vice President of Global Platform Technology at The Nielsen Company, Greg drove influential change by developing a single technology strategy and platform, integrating all Nielsen Consumer assets into a single analytic platform. Further, he led the integration of disparate platforms driven by a single, integrated technology vision, as well as building new systems to rationalize legacy platforms and infrastructure to drive simplicity and speed to client deliverables while reducing costs. Greg managed a global team of 550 people, developing internal talent and bringing new talent into the organization to meet the rapidly changing demand.

Greg holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois-Champaign.

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Brandon Levitan

Board Member

Brandon Levitan

Brandon is a Vice President with MDP’s Business & Government Software and Services team. Prior to MDP, he was an Investment Banking Analyst in the M&A Group at Citi. Brandon currently serves on the Boards of Directors of InMoment and LinQuest, and he is actively involved in MDP’s investment in Performance Health.

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Andrew Joiner

CEO, Board Member

Andrew Joiner

Andrew Joiner brings extensive expertise in building global, market-leading, high-growth SaaS organizations. Prior to joining InMoment, Joiner served as worldwide head of the HP Software’s customer experience business, an ~$250 million independent software business of Hewlett Packard. Before that, he led the high-growth business unit within HP Autonomy, an ~$1.1 billion market leader in providing unstructured data applications and solutions, focused on customer experience and marketing technology. Joiner was acquired into Autonomy via ZANTAZ in 2006 having served as founder and CEO of Singlecast Technologies, a pioneer in unstructured data classification.

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John Lewis

Executive Chairman of the Board

John Lewis

Mr. Lewis most recently served as Global President of Nielsen Holdings PLC, where he oversaw the Global “Buy” business and the ex-U.S. “Watch” business, which comprised approximately 2/3rds of Nielsen’s $6 billion of revenue. Mr. Lewis previously ran the North American “Buy” business, and both the Latin American “Buy” and “Watch” businesses, leading each of these segments to both accelerated revenue growth and enhanced profitability. During his time at Nielsen, Mr. Lewis completed and successfully integrated more than 10 strategic acquisitions. Prior to Nielsen, Mr. Lewis was CEO of Knowledge Networks, a venture capital-backed start-up where he succeeded the founding CEO and led its transformation into a more differentiated provider of specialized market research. Mr. Lewis also held an earlier role at Nielsen, where he was the Chief Marketing Officer and the #2 executive in the North American business turnaround from 1995-1999. Prior to his career in information services, Mr. Lewis led the Consumer Products division at The NutraSweet Company.

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