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Andrew W. Feinberg has over 30 years of professional experience in corporate governance, leadership and executive operations. He has previously served successfully as CEO, as President and COO, and as Chief Legal Officer for public and private global companies, and has served as Chairman or Member, or advisor to, over a dozen boards of directors. Andrew previously practiced law at the international law firm of Shearman & Sterling in NY, representing directors and officers of some of the world’s largest corporations. As Founder and Co-Managing Partner of the venture capital firm Argon Ventures, Andrew now invests in and serves as board member or advisor to numerous early stage companies which are transforming traditional businesses in a wide variety of industry segments, including industrial manufacturing, health care, financial services, cybersecurity and marketing.

Andrew’s entire career has focused on corporate governance, operations, strategy, and the leadership roles of directors and officers. Andrew founded the venture capital firm Argon Ventures in 2019 to help catalyze new businesses based on the deployment of deep-tech advances in artificial intelligence and related fields to transform existing industries. To date Argon has led or been a major investor in 25 early stage companies, two of which have already exited through highly valuable exits to American Express and Cisco, respectively. Andrew plays an extremely active role as Board Member and Advisor to many of the companies in the Argon Ventures portfolio.


Prior to founding Argon, Andrew was a founding executive and held numerous leadership roles at Brightcove Inc. (Nasdaq: “BCOV”). Among his roles, Andrew served as Chief Executive Officer, where he met or exceeded public market analyst revenue and earnings targets every quarter and nearly doubled the company’s stock price during his tenure. Prior to his role as CEO, Andrew served during various periods as the company’s President and COO, SVP International (during which he successfully led the company’s expansion into numerous valuable markets around the world), and Chief Legal Officer, with responsibility for corporate governance, compliance, and all Board of Directors’ activities.


Andrew previously served as Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel, and VP Corporate and Business Development at Lycos Inc. For a decade prior to Lycos, Andrew was in private practice at the law firms of Shearman & Sterling in NY and Choate Hall in Boston. Andrew’s work as a private attorney focused on counseling and representing directors and officers on governance matters and corporate transactions, government investigations (civil and criminal) and active or threatened litigation. Andrew started his career as law clerk to a federal judge.


In addition to his professional background, Andrew guest lectures at Cornell Law School on

topics relating to corporate governance and Tufts University on entrepreneurship, and serves on the board of a nationally recognized museum, where he is a member of the finance committee and the strategic committee.


EXPERTISE


 

Corporate Governance

Board of Directors and Officers Duties, Responsibilities and Operations

Compensation Committees/Compensation Strategies

Venture Capital

Technology Transformation

 

EDUCATION


Cornell University School of Law

JD

Editor Cornell Law Review

1st Place, Cornell Moot Court Competition


Tufts University

BA, English, History

Editor-in-Chief, “The Tufts Daily”

WORK HISTORY


SEDA Experts

Managing Director

2023-Current


Argon Ventures

Managing Partner

2019-Current


Brightcove Inc (“BCOV”)

Chief Executive Officer

President and Chief Operating Officer

SVP International

Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel, Corporate Secy, EVP Corp Dev

2005-2018


Lycos Inc (“LCOS”)

Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel, VP Corp Dev

1999-2004


Choate Hall

Senior Associate

1997-1999


Shearman & Sterling

Senior Associate

1991-1997


United States District Court, District of Connecticut

Law Clerk to Honorable T.F. Gilroy Daly, Chief Judge

1989-1991

Corporate Governance Expert Witness

Corporate Governance

Board of Directors and Officers Duties, Responsibilities and Operations

Compensation Committees/Compensation Strategies

Venture Capital

Technology Transformation

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