Douglas L. Braunstein
Founder & Managing Partner
Doug has over 30 years of industry experience and held a variety of positions during his tenure at JPMorgan Chase & Co. which include Vice Chairman, Chief Financial Officer, and member of the Company’s Operating Committee. He was also Head of JPMorgan’s Americas Investment Banking, Global M&A, and Global Head of Industry Coverage. He served as a member of JPMorgan’s Executive Committee and the Investment Bank Management Committee for over a decade.
Doug has been an advisor to numerous boards and management teams in the planning, structuring and implementation of the full range of corporate finance solutions. He has worked on over $1 trillion in transactions. Doug previously served on the boards of Cantaloupe, Inc., Cardtronics plc, Corindus Vascular Robotics, Inc., and Eagle Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Doug is a Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Cornell University, and serves as chair of the Finance Committee and holds seats on the Executive Committee, Compensation Committee and the Investment Committee. He also serves on Harvard Law School’s Dean’s Advisory Board and is a co-chair of Harvard College Fund Parent’s Executive Committee. He is a member of the Economic Club of New York and a member of the UJA of Greater New York’s Wall Street and Financial Services Division.
Doug received his B.S. from Cornell University in 1983 and his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1986.
Douglas G. Bergeron
Doug has over 35 years of industry experience including 12 years as CEO of VeriFone, one of the world’s largest and most recognized financial technologies companies. During his tenure, VeriFone’s sales grew from $297M to $2 billion, and enterprise value grew from $50M to over $5 billion.
Doug started his career with SunGard Data Systems and rose to become CEO of SunGard Brokerage Systems Group. As a result of his decade at SunGard and his years working with private equity sponsors, he is widely recognized as a technology turnaround expert with deep operational skills and a worldwide expert network of partner executives.
Doug is a permanent member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a five-time delegate to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and previously was on the Board of Overseers at The Hoover Institute at Stanford University.
Doug received his B.A (Hons) from York University in Toronto, his M.S. from the University of Southern California, and an Honorary Doctorate of Laws (LLD) from York University.