Mr. Robert Chefitz is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Partner at Egis Capital Partners. He serves as Board Member at Westec Intelligent Surveillance and Chairman at Valiant. He serves as General Partner at NJTC Venture Fund. He has been in the private equity business for over 25 years. During the last nine years, Mr. Chefitz has been with NJTC Venture Fund where he has led a number of investments from a broad range of industries including software services to cleantech materials. Mr. Chefitz is currently a Director at, Achieve 3000, HydraSolve, Redpoint Bio Corporation, and RightAnswers; as well as theLadders.com, Alarm.com, and Point Blank Solutions. Previous to NJTC Venture Fund, Mr. Chefitz was a General Partner at Apax Partners where over the course of fifteen years he was involved in nine funds representing over $2 billion of capital. Mr. Chefitz began his career with Golder Thoma Cressey, and for seven years he was engaged in a number of industry roll-up investments. His knowledge of the paging, cellular telephone, and funeral home industry led to several industry consolidations which generated investments with superior returns. Mr. Chefitz has a successful track record of investing in a broad range of industries and stages which include buyouts, expansion funds and venture capital. Some of these investments include Office Depot, Intermedia, Xpedite, and numerous other investments where he was a lead investor and/or Director. He served as General Partner at Tech Council Ventures.