Michael C. Seidler
Founder + CEO
Mr. Seidler is Founder and CEO of Madison Alley Global Ventures, the preeminent strategic M&A and capital advisory firm for digital marketing, advertising media and technology clients.
Mr. Seidler also serves as Founder and CEO of MAGV Securities, Inc., a registered broker-dealer and FINRA member firm.
Prior to founding Madison Alley Global Ventures and its predecessor U.S. Corporate Ventures Group in 2003, Mr. Seidler supported global strategic planning and managed the investment portfolio for The Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG), one of the largest organizations of advertising and marketing services companies.
As Portfolio Manager of Interpublic Strategic Ventures, Mr. Seidler oversaw $200 million of global investments in 15 public and private companies and four venture funds concentrated in digital marketing, media, and advertising technology.
He served on the Investment Committee of the AIG Capital Global Sports & Entertainment Fund and as Director of Boathouse Limited, a portfolio of technology investments in Asia.
Prior to Interpublic, Mr. Seidler was an Associate at Goldman Sachs.
While at America Online and CompuServe from 1995-1997, Mr. Seidler advised multinational clients on global Internet strategies as corporations first contemplated the commercial viability of the Internet.
Mr. Seidler earned his MBA from Columbia Business School which included a semester at London Business School. Mr. Seidler earned a BA from the University of Colorado at Boulder and also attended Tel Aviv University as an exchange student. He has completed Executive Education at Harvard Business School.
Mr. Seidler holds Series 24, 28, 63 and 79 (investment banking) FINRA regulatory licenses.
Mr. Seidler is a competitive athlete and enjoys soccer, ice hockey, skiing, triathlon, biking, and tennis, among other sports.