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Executives

10

Board of Directors

2

ThumbPlay Board of Directors

2 Board of directors

ThumbPlay has 2 board of directors, including Daniel Keoppel.

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Firm

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Daniel Keoppel

Senior Executive who has established corporate venture capital funds with two firms. Personally have invested over $100m in capital in 30 portfolio companies. Founded Verizon Ventures and built it to a team of 18 professionals deploying over $50m in capital annually. Developed a broad network with venture capital firms and international entrepreneurial communities to create deal flow and investments supporting Verizon strategy. Played a prominent role in many M&A transactions that shaped the telecom industry. Currently serving as a mentor and advisor to technology startups and incubators and serving as an independent board director to venture backed companies. Managed innovation and corporate development through CVC, M&A, joint ventures, divestitures, & business incubators in wireless & wireline telecommunications, mobile application, M2M/IOT, cloud computing markets, adtech, healthcare and fintech. Lead venture-backed, technology start-ups through board representation and business development. Skills: Venture Capital, Sourcing transactions, Due Diligence, Wireless, New Business analysis, Strategic Relationships, Corporate Development, Wireless, Mobile Applications, Cloud, in-organic growth strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions.

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Eric Hippeau

Eric Hippeau is a Managing Director at Lerer Hippeau, a leading early-stage venture capital fund focused on New York technology startups. Hippeau is also Chairman of Rebelmouse, a Lerer Hippeau Ventures-backed social CMS platform, and co-founder of NowThis News. Hippeau is former Chief Executive Officer of The Huffington Post and a Special Partner at Softbank Capital, where he served as Managing Partner for many years. Prior to Softbank Capital, Hippeau was Chairman and CEO of Ziff-Davis, which was the largest media company serving the technology sector. Hippeau serves on the Board of various private and public companies, including Marriott International.

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Name

Daniel Keoppel

Eric Hippeau

Firm

Work History

Senior Executive who has established corporate venture capital funds with two firms. Personally have invested over $100m in capital in 30 portfolio companies. Founded Verizon Ventures and built it to a team of 18 professionals deploying over $50m in capital annually. Developed a broad network with venture capital firms and international entrepreneurial communities to create deal flow and investments supporting Verizon strategy. Played a prominent role in many M&A transactions that shaped the telecom industry. Currently serving as a mentor and advisor to technology startups and incubators and serving as an independent board director to venture backed companies. Managed innovation and corporate development through CVC, M&A, joint ventures, divestitures, & business incubators in wireless & wireline telecommunications, mobile application, M2M/IOT, cloud computing markets, adtech, healthcare and fintech. Lead venture-backed, technology start-ups through board representation and business development. Skills: Venture Capital, Sourcing transactions, Due Diligence, Wireless, New Business analysis, Strategic Relationships, Corporate Development, Wireless, Mobile Applications, Cloud, in-organic growth strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions.

Eric Hippeau is a Managing Director at Lerer Hippeau, a leading early-stage venture capital fund focused on New York technology startups. Hippeau is also Chairman of Rebelmouse, a Lerer Hippeau Ventures-backed social CMS platform, and co-founder of NowThis News. Hippeau is former Chief Executive Officer of The Huffington Post and a Special Partner at Softbank Capital, where he served as Managing Partner for many years. Prior to Softbank Capital, Hippeau was Chairman and CEO of Ziff-Davis, which was the largest media company serving the technology sector. Hippeau serves on the Board of various private and public companies, including Marriott International.

Other Seats

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ThumbPlay Management Team

10 Team Members

ThumbPlay has 10 executives. ThumbPlay's founder is Lasse Hamre. ThumbPlay's current Executive Vice President is Joe Bilman.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Lasse Hamre

Founder

Current

Evan Schwartz

Founder

Current

Joe Bilman

Executive Vice President

Current

James Finn

Executive Vice President

Current

Ken Hayes

Executive Vice President

Current

Name

Lasse Hamre

Evan Schwartz

Joe Bilman

James Finn

Ken Hayes

Work History

Title

Founder

Founder

Executive Vice President

Executive Vice President

Executive Vice President

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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