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.
Board of Directors and Officers Duties, Responsibilities and Operations
Compensation Committees/Compensation Strategies
Cornell University School of Law
Editor Cornell Law Review
1st Place, Cornell Moot Court Competition
BA, English, History
Editor-in-Chief, “The Tufts Daily”
Brightcove Inc (“BCOV”)
Chief Executive Officer
President and Chief Operating Officer
Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel, Corporate Secy, EVP Corp Dev
Lycos Inc (“LCOS”)
Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel, VP Corp Dev
Shearman & Sterling
United States District Court, District of Connecticut
Law Clerk to Honorable T.F. Gilroy Daly, Chief Judge