Michael S. Rockefeller

Former Chief Executive Officer at Active Media Services, Inc.

Michael S. Rockefeller

Michael S. Rockefeller

Former Chief Executive Officer at Active Media Services, Inc.

Biography

Michael consulted for America Online's Greenhouse after he earned his MBA from Harvard Business School. He provided business, planning and marketing expertise to sites such as The HUB, Urban Legends, PicturePlace and iGolf, among other sites.

Michael developed and implemented complete media campaigns at DDB Needham Worldwide Advertising for clients like Michelin Tires, Weight Watchers and Ore-Ida Foods before he entered business school. Previous to that, he worked as an associate at Capital Research & Management where he assessed stock markets. He also worked in Morgan Stanley & Co. where he developed procedural and organizational changes for the Merchant Banking Division and the Streamline Group.

Michael sits on several boards including MOUSE, a New York City-based non-profit empowering students and schools to succeed in the Information Age, Venrock, a venture capital firm; and Rockefeller & Company, an investment manager and advisor.

Overview
Career Highlights

Active Media Services, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

489

Number of Boards

5

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Member, American Advisory Board at Christie's International Plc

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Chief Executive Officer at Gotham Gal Ventures

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Former Vice President, Education at Interactive Engagement Group LLC

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Chief Marketing Officer, IBM North America at IBM Americas

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Former Faculty Member at University of Tennessee - Knoxville

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Chief Operating Officer at KB Financial Partners LLC

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Of Counsel at Moses & Singer LLP

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Chief Executive Officer at ComplySci

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Managing Partner at KCSA Strategic Communications

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Venture Partner at Jerusalem Venture Partners

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Member, American Advisory Board at Christie's International Plc

Christie's International Plc provides art business services with global auction sales. Its services include corporate collections, heritage and taxation, storage, museum, and private sales, as well as estates, appraisals, and valuations. The firm serves in the areas of fine and decorative arts, jewelry, photographs, collectibles and wines. The company was founded by James Christie in 1766 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Education
MBA

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer
Prior

Active Media Services, Inc. provides marketing and business solutions. Its products include media, retail marketing, travel and hospitality, freight and logistics, displays and lighting solutions, sponsorships, and client-directed trading. The company was founded by Alan S. Elkin and Arthur Wagner in 1984 and is headquartered in Pearl River, NY.

Associate
Prior

CR&M maintains an investment philosophy that is distinguished by four key beliefs: solid research is fundamental to sound investment decisions; investment decisions should not be made lightly; a long-term approach; and the Capital System. The firm’s investment decisions are subject to a fund’s or account’s objectives, policies and restrictions and the oversight of the appropriate investment-related committees of the firm and its investment divisions. They generally invest in equity securities, fixed-income securities or a combination of both and in US and international equity securities, including common stocks, preferred stocks and convertible securities, of companies with varying market capitalizations. CR&M typically builds portfolios for funds and accounts from the bottom-up using rigorous fundamental research to find attractive investments and manage risks.

Professional
Prior

DDB Needham Worldwide, part of Omnicom Group, Inc., is a company headquartered in New York, NY, involved in advertising agencies.

Boards & Committees
Director
2000 - Prior

Rockefeller & Co From its roots over a century ago as a private investment office to the diversified financial services firm that it is today, Rockefeller & Co. has always taken pride in the integrity, depth, and vision of its professionals. Today, the firm serves a wide range of individuals and institutions. Successful families and individuals rely on our planning and wealth management skills in seeking to preserve, diversify, and grow their wealth – often from one generation to the next. Institutional investors select us for our asset management expertise. Charitable and other organizations recognize the sophistication of our financial and investment services, as well as our longstanding credentials, in the nonprofit world. And we remain, as we have been since our inception, the financial stewards of one of America’s great family legacies

Board Member
Tenure Unconfirmed

Venrock Associates invest in companies located in the US. The firm targets companies operating in the fields of technology and healthcare sectors. They provides financing for early and later stage capital requirements.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors is a nonprofit company headquartered in New York, NY, that provides research and counsel on charitable giving and develops philanthropic programs.

Member, New Leaders Group
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Institute for International Education An independent not-for-profit founded in 1919, IIE is among the world's largest and most experienced international education and training organizations. We are committed to delivering program excellence to a diverse range of participants, sponsors, and donors.

Board Member
Tenure Unconfirmed

Mouse, Inc. provides technical education services. It empowers all students to create with technology to solve real problems and make meaningful change in world. The company was founded Andrew Rasiej and is headquartered in New Yok, NY.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$2,500 - $4,999
2011

Mouse, Inc. provides technical education services. It empowers all students to create with technology to solve real problems and make meaningful change in world. The company was founded Andrew Rasiej and is headquartered in New Yok, NY.

$5,000 - $10K
2006

Mouse, Inc. provides technical education services. It empowers all students to create with technology to solve real problems and make meaningful change in world. The company was founded Andrew Rasiej and is headquartered in New Yok, NY.

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2005

Institute for International Education An independent not-for-profit founded in 1919, IIE is among the world's largest and most experienced international education and training organizations. We are committed to delivering program excellence to a diverse range of participants, sponsors, and donors.

Political Donations
$400
2002

Former Executive Deputy Commissioner at New York State Department of Taxation & Finance

$1,000
2000

Minority Leader at Office of the Senate Minority Leader, Charles Schumer

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