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Jonas Lee

Advisor Greater New York City Area, US

EIR at Idealab. Prior SVP at Knome, founding team of Verus Financial, co-founder of Redbrick, founder of giftcertificates.com. HBS grad.

EIR at Idealab. Prior SVP at Knome, founding team of Verus Financial, co-founder of Redbrick, founder of giftcertificates.com. HBS grad.

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Founder

Redbrick Partners
giftcertificates.com
Integrated Computing Engines

Advisor

Redbrick Partners
Idealab
giftcertificates.com
Integrated Computing Engines
Verus Financial

Positions

CEO PhotoKharma, Inc. 2014 - present
Entrepreneur in Residence Idealab January 2014 - July 2014
COO and Data Scientist Verus Financial 2008 - 2014
Senior Vice President Knome Inc. 2011 - 2013
Managing Member and co-founder Redbrick Partners 2002 - 2008
CEO Poindexter Systems (now X+1) 2001 - 2002
CEO and founder giftcertificates.com 1997 - 2001
General Manager and co-founder Integrated Computing Engines 1994 - 1997
Consultant Bain & Company 1993 - 1994

Education

Harvard Business School General management 1991 - 1993
Brandeis University Economics 1984 - 1988
Sophia University 1987 - 1987

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Social networking
  • • Viral marketing
  • • Photos
Markets of Interest
  • • Financial Services
  • • Mobile
  • • Payments
  • • Photos

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Paul Walborsky
We worked together  •  Advisor, Smart Mocha and CEO, Gigaom.
Extremely creative, can foresee how industries will evolve and knows how to capitalize on those opportunities. Great inspirational and passi ... onate leader.
Tim Brien
They're my school
Jonas's insight, diverse interests and deep connections have consistently allowed him to see and capitalize upon meaningful market opportuni ... ties years before others. Practical speaking, his magnetic personality, organizational skills, marketing experience, and ability to raise capital give Jonas an advantage in turning his visions into reality.
Marco Farsheed
They're my friends  •  Co-Founder & CEO, enEvolv and Managing Director, Sina Partners. Harvard Business School grad.
he is able to take ideas from concept to an operating business.
Tom Skinner
We worked together at Redbrick Partners  •  Managing Partner, Redbrick Partners. Previously Partner, Potomac Ventures. Massachusetts Institute of Technology grad.
He's done it before many times. Has great integrity. Will always have your back. Well networked. Personable. Hard working. Need I say more.. ... .
Jeff Muti
They're my school  •  Chief Executive Officer, Sigma Worldwide LLC. Previously Member, Young Presidents' Organization. Harvard Business School grad. Duke grad.
Jonas has been an entrepreneur his whole working life, starting in college. I watched as he created and built the idea of Gift Certificate.c ... om from our second year dorm room. I saw him identify an opportunity in real estate and become a foremost expert in single family homes with Red Brick Partners. Jonas has the mind and ability to continue to be a great entrepreneur.
Lionel Leventhal
We worked together  •  Partner, Paul Capital Partners. Harvard Business School grad.
Jonas has already started or been an early member of senior management for 5 start-up companies. Interestingly, these companies have spanne ... d several different industries, demonstrating Jonas' ability to create, learn, synthesize information and adapt readily. Jonas has a good nose for value, which is also a critical skill for an entrepreneur to have, in that he triages and assesses opportunities quickly.
Tim Brien
They're my school
Jonas's insight, diverse interests and deep connections have consistently allowed him to see and capitalize upon meaningful market opportuni ... ties years before others. Practical speaking, his magnetic personality, organizational skills, marketing experience, and ability to raise capital give Jonas an advantage in turning his visions into reality.
Sundar Subramaniam
We worked together  •  Managing Partner, Higher Moment Capital and Director, SmartShift. Massachusetts Institute of Technology grad.
Relentless and smart
Tom McGovern
We worked together at Idealab  •  Board Member, GameMix and Board Member / Advisor, Tintup. Harvard Business School grad.
Jonas is the real deal, he has been successfully through a start-up before and has great vision.
Vivek Sharma
They're my friends  •  Co-Founder & CEO, Movable Ink. Previously Area Manager - North America (East) & EMEA, Engine Yard. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute grad.
He has the ability to think outside the box and is very tenacious.

Paul Walborsky
Advisor, Smart Mocha and CEO, Gigaom.
Great to work with, insightful, never say die leader. Stays focused even when the bullets are flying.

Lionel Leventhal
They're my school  •  Partner, Paul Capital Partners. Harvard Business School grad.
He has a very strong business and finance background (HBS, Bain) as well has a having built a successful investment fund.