Glenn D. Kaufman is president of the Kaufman Family LLC, a family office that invests across all asset classes. He oversees money management including investment decision making, asset allocation, hedging, selection of funds (hedge, long-only, venture capital, private equity) and administration.
Mr. Kaufman was a pioneer in mobile wireless data and social networking. At Lotus Development, he developed the first LAN-based wireless email product, a predecessor to the Blackberry. The Electronic Messaging Association published his white paper "Wireless Connectivity for Electronic Messaging." He later became responsible for the marketing/product management of the Lotus online community for its customers and business partners. He also started Corporate Alumni, a predecessor to LinkedIn.
During his career, Mr. Kaufman has managed the development of products and services, sold business units, licensed technology, and forged alliances with companies including Bell South/RAM Mobile Data, Ericsson, Intel, McCaw Cellular, VeriSign, and Sun Microsystems. He received a BSE in Electrical Engineering from the Moore School of the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Wharton School. He has been a member of the Museum of American Finance’s Board of Trustees since 2013.