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Jack Kraft

Senior Advisor

As Senior Advisor, Jack Kraft brings more than 35 years of diversified management experience to Rise Interactive. Kraft was Vice Chairman and COO of Leo Burnett Company for nearly 20 years, and retired in 1992. At the time of his retirement he was a member of the executive committee, chair of the finance committee, and a board member. Next, Kraft joined Young and Rubicam as EVP/Chief Administrative Officer and a board member. For the past dozen years, Kraft has been an active founder, investor, advisor and board member of a number of technology service firms.

Kraft participated in the development of a number of Internet-related firms. Among them, Modem Media, a pioneering interactive ad agency that went public, was acquired by Digitas, and is now part of Publicis Group. Two-Way Communications is another such firm Kraft helped to launch. It was later sold to iXL, which went public, became part of Avenue A/Razorfish/aQuantive, and was recently acquired by Microsoft.

Kraft regularly consults with a wide range of developing companies on matters of structure, growth, management development and corporate opportunities.

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