Eric Ervin is the co-Founder, President, and CEO of Reality Shares, Inc. Mr. Ervin launched Reality Shares in 2012 to help mitigate stock market volatility on investment portfolios and deliver fundamental solutions to market instability. Through the creation of quantitative tools and techniques, and development of leading investment analytics, he has developed innovative strategies to capture real corporate growth using derivative securities and structured products in index portfolios. Prior to the inception of Reality Shares, Mr. Ervin served 14 years as a Certified Financial Planner practitioner and a Chartered Financial Consultant at Morgan Stanley where he built the Ervin Miller Group, a highly-recognized wealth management franchise. He has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Barron’s, CNBC, Bloomberg and other media outlets.
Mr. Rosen is Co-Founder, Co-Chairman and CEO of Context Capital Management. He was the co-principal owner of Rochester Capital Advisors, LP and FMC, Inc., the two investment advisers to The Rochester Funds, a mutual fund company specializing in the management of convertible securities and high-yield municipal bonds. From its inception in 1983, the firm grew assets under management to $3 billion in 1996 when it was sold to OppenheimerFunds, Inc., where Mr. Rosen served as Portfolio Manager and President of the Rochester Division. A Chartered Financial Analyst™, Mr. Rosen earned a B.A. degree in economics and an M.B.A. in finance and marketing from the University of Rochester, where he serves on the Board of Trustees, as well as the Investment and Development Committees.
Mr. Silver is the Chairman and CEO of Algebraix Data, which delivers cloud-based business analytics-as-a-service to enterprise customers. In 1997, he co-founded RealAge, Inc., a health-focused technology and media company that was an innovator in data collection and marketing. It launched Mr. Silver’s reputation as a data-economy visionary. Mr. Silver served as Chairman and CEO of RealAge until it was sold in 2007 to Hearst Magazines, where he became CEO of the RealAge division. With more than 25 years of experience as a successful entrepreneur, Silver is a start-up expert known for building businesses, particularly data-driven enterprises, from launch to successful exit. He earned a BA degree in history from the University of Michigan.
Jacob Bercovitz is a highly successful real estate developer and private equity investor with more than two decades of operational and management experience. He has expertise in business development, team management and project delivery.