Jeffrey is a senior advisor at Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips in New York. He has been involved in over 45 successful M&A transactions, including a wide range of media companies, with a particular emphasis on digital media, B2B publishing, business information and international media M&A. Notable transactions are the sales of Activate Marketing Services to Next 15, Ad-Juster to Innotech Capital and the capital raise for Owler from Joe Mansueto, Norwest Venture Partners and Trinity Ventures.
Jeffrey was a partner at Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips and led Oaklins’ digital media team. He is the former publisher of The New Republic magazine and was the COO of the publishing division of Mecklermedia’s internet-focused B2B group. Earlier in his career, Jeffrey held leadership positions at Smithsonian magazine and Time magazine. He is a former member of the board of the Magazine Publishers of America. He was also the founder of one of the first commercial e-commerce businesses in the USA, Enews.com, in 1993.