Harvard i-Lab Experts in Residence Office Hours (Revised Dates)

November 26, 2012

The Harvard Innovation Lab invites students to consult with experts in residence joining us on campus for office hours over the next few weeks.

Anthony Scaramucci ’89, Managing Partner, SkyBridge Capital, will be on campus next week on November 26 and 27 as an Expert-in-Residence. 

November 26: 11 a.m. to noon; 1:30 to 5:00 p.m. – NOTE:  Hours on 11/26 will be held at Harvard Law School, Office of Career Services, Wasserstein Hall 4020

November 27: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. – at the i-Lab

If you are interested in finance, alternative investments and hedge funds, be sure to schedule an appointment with Mr. Scaramucci who heads SkyBridge Capital, with approximately  $6.7 billion in total assets under advisement. In addition to his very successful business career, Mr. Scaramucci also served as an adviser to the movie Wall Street 2:  Money Never Sleeps. 

SkyBridge Capital is one of the world’s leading alternative asset managers with approximately $6.7 billion in total assets under advisement.  Prior to founding SkyBridge in 2005, Mr. Scaramucci was a co-founder of Oscar Capital Management, which was sold to Neuberger Berman, LLC in 2001 after building a managed account business and four hedge funds having in aggregate more than $800 million of assets.  Upon Neuberger Berman’s sale to Lehman Brothers in 2003, he served as a Managing Director in their Investment Management Division.  Previously, he was at Goldman Sachs & Co., where in 1993 he became a Vice President in Private Wealth Management.  He is also the author of Goodbye Gordon Gekko: How to Find Your Fortune without Losing Your Soul.  Mr. Scaramucci will be signing copies of his book – which he will be happy to provide to students who meet with him.

To schedule an appointment with Anthony, send an email to Kate Range (krange@harvard.edu) with the name of the expert with whom a meeting is requested. Please also provide a very brief description of your startup, or a brief bio of yourself and the type of issue you’d like to discuss with him. If open hours exist at the time of the email, Kate will book a time for you, and email you to confirm your appointment.


Neil Flanzraich ’65, will be on campus next week on November 26 and 27 as an Expert-in-Residence.

November 26: 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. – at the i-Lab – at the i-Lab
November 27: 10 a.m. to 3:oo p.m. -- NOTE:  Hours on 11/27 will be held at Harvard Law School, Office of Career Services, Wasserstein Hall 4020

If you are interested in launching a start-up involving fast food, real estate or investing, or a career in biotech or healthcare, or just want practical and invaluable business advice, be sure to schedule a meeting with Mr. Flanzraich.
   
Flanzraich is the Executive Chairman of Kirax Corporation and the Executive Chairman of ParinGenix, Inc., both of which are privately owned biotech companies. He previously served as the Vice Chairman and President of Ivax Corporation, an international pharmaceutical company, which was sold to Teva in 2006 for an enterprise value of $10 billion. Currently, Flanzraich is a member of the boards of directors of Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. and Equity One, Inc. He is also Chairman of the Board of MDW Insurance Group and Chairman of the Advisory Board of The Wolfsonian-FIU, a museum, library, and research center.  Aside from his extensive business and investing experience, Mr. Flaznraich also chaired the Life Sciences Legal Practice Group of a national law firm.  Flanzraich graduated from Harvard College (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) and from Harvard Law School (magna cum laude).

To schedule an appointment with Neil, send an email to Kate Range (krange@harvard.edu) with the name of the expert with whom a meeting is requested. Please also provide a very brief description of your startup, or a brief bio of yourself and the type of issue you’d like to discuss with him. If open hours exist at the time of the email, Kate will book a time for you, and email you to confirm your appointment.


Michael Fertik will be on campus on December  3 and 4 as an Expert-in-Residence.
December 3:  Times TBA
December 4:  Times TBA


If you are interested in startups or businesses involving the internet, privacy, personal reputation or simply effective and innovative startup practices, be sure to schedule a meeting with Mr. Fertik. 

Fertik is a serial entrepreneur; he is the CEO and founder of Reputation.com. He founded  Reputation.com with the belief that businesses and individuals have  the right to control and protect their online reputation and privacy.  Credited with pioneering the field of online reputation management (ORM), Fertik is lauded as the world's leading cyberthinker in digital privacy and reputation. Fertik founded his first Internet company while at Harvard College. He also received his J.D. from Harvard Law School.

To schedule an appointment with Michael, send an email to Kate Range (krange@harvard.edu) with the name of the expert with whom a meeting is requested. Please also provide a very brief description of your startup, or a brief bio of yourself and the type of issue you’d like to discuss with him. If open hours exist at the time of the email, Kate will book a time for you, and email you to confirm your appointment.


Last updated November 26, 2012

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