In the world of entrepreneurship, one name stands out for his success in establishing product-market fit and scaling digital services. Meet Ted Zagat, a seasoned entrepreneur, and active angel investor. His early investments in technology companies like DoorDash, Gusto, Viagogo (acquired StubHub), Open Table (IPO'd), Thrasio, Gem, and Payable (sold to Stripe) are a testament to his keen eye for promising startups. Ted Zagat is also an accomplished advisor to startups, having helped many companies achieve success by facilitating partnerships and monetizing their products.
Ted's impressive educational background includes studying for an MBA at the prestigious Harvard Business School and an AB at Harvard University. He has used his education to advance his career in various capacities, including serving on the board of directors at Palo Alto JCC, co-founding Rimeto, acquired by Slack, and currently serving as a product manager at Slack.
Before his time at Slack, Ted gained valuable experience working for other tech giants. He was formerly the video product manager at Facebook, where he worked on the platform's video player, and served as Senior Vice President of Business Development & Strategic Partnerships at Univision Communications. Before transitioning into tech, Ted was also the President at Zagat Survey and worked as a consultant at The Boston Consulting Group and as an investment banker at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.
Ted Zagat's experience and expertise are highly sought after by entrepreneurs, startups, and businesses of all sizes. His track record of success, combined with his approachable and friendly demeanor, makes him a valuable asset to any team.