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Stephen Messer Overview
Stephen Messer General Information
Mr. Stephen Messer is a Co-Founder at Cross Commerce Media and also serves as its Vice Chairman. He is an Angel Investor. He serves as Board Member at Spire. He also served as Advisor at Tribeca Venture Partners. Before becoming involved with Cross Commerce Media, Stephen served as the Chairman and CEO of LinkShare until its sale to Rakuten for $425m in 2005. Under his leadership, LinkShare was recognized by Deloitte and Touche for two consecutive years as the fastest growing technology company in the New York Region. In 2005, Stephen was awarded the prestigious Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the New York Region. Stephen is an Affiliated Research Fellow at the Columbia University Institute of Tele-Information (CITI) and is considered an expert in cyber-communications and telecommunications. He holds a J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York and a B.A. from Lafayette University.