Mark B. Pearlman
Mark Pearlman is a business strategist, media executive, and non-profit activist in New York City. He draws on his substantial expertise in financial, marketing, and organizational leadership to work closely with a select number of investment firms.
Most recently Mark was Executive Director of Business Strategy at The MDE Group, a pioneering wealth management firm with more than $1.3 billion in assets under management. With MDE, Mark developed and launched Risk 3.0™, an innovative investment solution platform and a unique approach to risk. Mark also manages his family's funds in public and private investments.
Mark was part of the original executive team that launched the Fox News Channel under Roger Ailes in 1996. Previously, he held numerous management positions at CBS from 1978 to 1995 including Vice President, Business Development. He also helped build a Metromedia Company owned by John Kluge, where he held the position of Vice President, Market Strategy.
Mark is a former Chairman of the Children's Museum of Manhattan and has funded and directed many Jewish community initiatives including Sinai Live books, the website JInsider and the MyHatikva initiative for the State of Israel. Mark produced and directed the documentary film, A Travelers Guide for Uncertain Times (2008), a film highlighting spiritual wisdom following the financial collapse of 2008. In addition, Mark writes a column for The Jewish Week, and has organized and sponsored a think-tank discussion with Jewish community leaders on the direction and goals of the community. Mark was also a Board member of the Annenberg Foundation initiative in New York City for the arts and education.
Mark is a graduate of Brandeis University and holds an MBA from the Sloan School at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
David provides consulting and management services to the Sports and Media Industries including market research, programming strategies, management development and executive recruitment. The client roster includes some of the best-known brands in the business across four continents.
In his 37 years as a highly successful, well-respected interpreneur and entrepreneur in the radio business, David has set industry standards for programming innovation and sales success while developing some of the country's best talent and management. David is the former Co-Chief Operating Officer/Senior Vice President of CBS Radio/Infinity Broadcasting where he had direct responsibility for over $400 million in revenue and over $170 million in cash flow while overseeing markets throughout the top 50 metros in the country.
David was previously the Co-Founder and Co- Chief Operating Officer of American Radio Systems, a publicly traded 96-station group that was sold to CBS for a then record enterprise price of $2.4 billion in 1998. David formerly spent 14 years with Westinghouse Broadcasting delivering record results in several key management positions in some of the country's biggest markets. He is a past Chairman of The Arbitron Advisory Council and former Vice Chairman of the RAB.
David is a magna cum laude graduate of Boston College and earned an MBA in Marketing and Finance from the Boston University School of Management.