- M.B.A., The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania
Weiss Tech House fellow
- B.A., Columbia University
Mr. Birnbaum serves as our Co-President and Chief Commercial Officer. Mr. Birnbaum is a seasoned venture capital investor, operator and co-founder and Managing Partner of Five Four Ventures, a technology and consumer focused venture capital and incubation fund.Mr. Birnbaum is and has been a member of the board of directors for several disruptive consumer companies and was an independent board member designee for Goldman Sachs Investment Partners. Previously, Mr. Birnbaum was the President of Broadway Video Ventures, the corporate strategy, investment and acquisition arm of Lorne Michael’s (Executive Producer of Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock, and the Tonight Show) media and distribution company.
Prior to Broadway Video, Mr. Birnbaum was a technology investor at Patricof & Co. Ventures and Apax Partners. He also co-founded, led, and sold Takkle, a startup focused on high school sports recruiting, to Alloy Media & Marketing. Mr. Birnbaum started his career at Furman Selz where he helped build the firm’s Telecommunications Group.