Leon Zilber joined Siguler Guff & Co (an $11b emerging markets focused PE fund) as a Vice President in March 2012. Mr. Zilber has over 12 years of venture capital, corporate development and product management experience. Mr. Zilber's main focus is growth stage technology and new media opportunities in Eastern Europe/Russia /CIS. Before joining Siguler Guff & Co, he was responsible for deal sourcing, portfolio management and fund raising at Valhalla Partners, a $440m early stage venture capital fund.
Prior to that Mr. Zilber was a buy side research analyst at AllianceBernstein LP focusing on new media companies. He also worked as an engagement manager at PwC Consulting New York’s office focusing on M&A opportunities for tech companies. Mr. Zilber gained product development and management experience working for Hewlett Packard Labs.
Mr. Zilber is very active in NYC startup space and is an advisor to tech startup companies at ERA Incubator, Founders Labs and Startup Leadership Program.
Mr. Zilber holds an M.S. in Computer Science from NTU/University of California, Berkeley and a B.S. from Rutgers College, Rutgers University. He also completed executive management at Genesis Park, a highly selective six month long leadership program.
PITCHING SESSION #2. Three teams - finalists of Startup Competition
PITCHING SESSION #1. Three teams - finalists of Startup Competition
PITCHING SESSION #3. Three teams - finalists of Startup Competition