Roger Neal‘s experience spans senior roles at pioneering digital technology firms including AOL, eBay, Gazelle (Used device marketplace), and GoHenry (FinTech) where he is currently VP of US Partnerships. As founding executive director of NYC Media Lab for the Bloomberg Administration, Roger built a sustaining public/private organization that connects top technology and data researchers at New York’s universities with digital media and technology companies to grow the innovation economy of New York City. While heading BusinessWeek Digital, he led a partnership and Series D investment in LinkedIn prior to their IPO. As an entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, he raised over $22 million in Venture Capital. As a consultant and advisor to numerous digital technology firms, he has helped emerging companies grow, scale and secure strategic partners and investors. He has written for Forbes and Adweek and has taught at Columbia Business School.