Jeff Bennett has built a distinguished business career through his roles as a Serial Entrepreneur, Connector and Accelerator.
Jeff started his career with a progression of successful sales and business development roles at Wang Labs, SunGard Financial, DST Systems and Thomson Financial. These roles provided a strong foundation for Jeff's career.
Jeff embarked on his entrepreneurial journey when he joined the Lycos executive team in an early phase of the company. Jeff went onto play a highly impactful role creating strategic alliances, investments and global ventures which helped accelerate and propel the company to it's industry leading position. After the acquisition of Lycos by Terra Networks, Jeff stayed on to manage global corporate development initiatives for Terra Lycos.
After Terra Lycos, Jeff Co-Founded NameMedia. Jeff was awarded the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Award in New England for his vision and leadership of NameMedia creating the largest secondary market in the domain industry and a valuable network of niche media sites. NameMedia was acquired by Internet Brands, GoDaddy & Endurance.
Jeff became CEO of Swap.com, creating the largest online consumer marketplace for the exchange of goods. During his leadership Swap.com won many awards including Entrepreneur Magazine's "Most Brilliant Company" Award. Swap.com was acquired by NetCycler.
Jeff then Co-Founded and served as CEO of Raptor Sports where he spearheaded the launch of the innovative Fan Manager platform for the sports and entertainment industry.
Jeff is now focused on two ventures that leverage his strategic deal making prowess and twenty years of experience operating digital businesses. Jeff serves as Co-Founder and CEO of Digital Properties, LLC, which owns and operates a network of web and mobile sites. Jeff also serves as Founder and Managing Partner of Bennett Global Group, LLC, which provides corporate development services to a select group of innovative companies.
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