Tom is a seasoned venture capitalist and is now running Newark Venture Partners (http://www.newarkventurepartners.com/) as socially responsible fund with Amazon.com and the state of NJ as co-investors.
Tom also co-manages RosePaul Investments (http://www.rosepaul.com), a family office, and its proprietary fund, RosePaul Ventures that invests in tech start-ups and VC/PE funds. RosePaul's tech start-up portfolio is focused on software enabled business.
Tom is also an active early stage investor and advisor to start-ups, venture capital, private equity and growth-stage companies. He is a member of the board of directors for New York Angels, a early stage investment group. He serves as a board member and advisor to a number of early stage ventures.
Prior to this he was a Partner at the management consulting firm Baldwin Bell Green (BBG) where he focused on Financial Services, Technology and Private Equity clients. The majority of this work focused on advising senior management in the areas of Strategy, Operations and IT.
Prior to joining Baldwin Bell Green in 2008, Tom worked independently for 7 years as an advisor to private equity/venture capital firms and on two occasions joined the management team of a portfolio company. Prior to 2000, he spent 7 years as a management consultant at Mitchell Madison Group where he was a Partner. Prior to business school, he worked at Morgan Stanley in technology development and investment banking.
Agenda for the evening is as follows:
6:30 to 7:00 Pizza & Networking
7:00 to 7:10 Updates
7:10 to 7:20 Audience/Member Announcements and Requests
7:20 to 7:30 Kevin Celisca co-founder Integrate
7:40 to 7:50 Connor Leszczuk Owner Aspekt Aerial (http://www.aspektaerial.com/)
7:50 to 8:30 Keynote speaker: Angel Investor / Venture Capitalist and Tom Wisniewski
8:30 to 9:00 Networking
After 9:00 Drinks at Vanderbilt's in the Hamilton Park Hotel 175 Park Ave Florham Park, NJ 07932 (https://www.google.com/url?sa=D&oi=plus&q=https://maps.google.com/maps?expflags%3Denable_star_based_justifications:true%26ie%3DUTF8%26cid%3D16356950445471689601%26q%3DHamilton%2BPark%2BHotel%2B%2526%2BConference%2BCenter%26iwloc%3DA%26gl%3DUS%26hl%3Den) - Just exit through the Florham Road / Park Ave exit of FDU and you will see the Hotel on the left before you reach Park Ave.
Directions - Complete directions to the FDU library are available here - http://view.fdu.edu/files/directionstolibrarymonningercenterandorangerie.pdf
Parking - Park behind the library, across from of the dorms or in one of the larger (but further) lots. See the parking map below.