Network all the time, everywhere with everybody
Jack has leveraged his networking and client development skills to build a substantial, highly diversified career. Jack currently is creating robust on-line courses to coach people to strengthen their networking and relationship development skills and to teach entrepreneurs the skills they need to plan, fund, launch and grow their start-up and early stage companies.
For 18 years Jack headed the Eagle Rock Diversified Fund, a successful fund-of-hedge funds, that he launched in 2001. Previously Jack started and/or headed companies in: multi-media consumer and business to business publishing (Harpers, Country Music Magazine and Wireless For the Corporate User); venture capital and industrial equipment manufacturing sectors. He partnered to develop commercial real estate properties in Florida.
Jack has been interviewing 15-20 high school applicants to MIT for over 20 years. Over the years Jack has also been a guest speaker at a large number of New Jersey public and private high schools sharing guidance with students on the college selection process and career development.
Early in his career Jack worked in the UK for a British technology company as head of one of their divisions and consulted with the leaders of Fortune 500 type organizations while with McKinsey & Company, the leading international management consulting firm.
Jack served on the boards of public and private companies and significant charities. He developed profitable business operations in various parts of the world including Europe, Asia and Latin America.
Jack has a BSME degree from Yale University and a MS degree in Industrial Management from MIT. Jack is the co-founder of the Northern New Jersey MIT Sloan Business School Networking Group and is extending this networking concept globally.
He has been an adjunct professor at 3 New Jersey university business schools and is the Entrepreneur in Residence at Fairleigh Dickinson University.