Russell E. Planitzer

Managing Director at Lazard Ltd.

Russell E. Planitzer

Russell E. Planitzer

Managing Director at Lazard Ltd.

Overview
Career Highlights

PTC, Inc.
Computervision Corporation
NewRiver, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

1626

Number of Boards

10

Birthday

1944

Age

74

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Vice Chairman & Chief Operating Officer at Interwise, Inc.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Lazard Ltd.

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General Partner, Prism Ventureworks at LogMeIn Inc.

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President at Compania Financière Lazard Frères SAS

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Managing Partner at Kodiak Venture Partners

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Member-at-Large, Administrative Board at The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

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Chief Operating Officer at Lazard Ltd.

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Chief Executive Officer, London at Lazard Ltd.

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Co-Head, Healthcare Services & North American Life Sciences at Lazard Ltd.

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Former Director, Chief Executive Officer at Lazard Asset Management LLC

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Family Members
Child
Associate Project Manager, Marketing Team at Vimeo LLC

Vimeo LLC operates an online video platform website. It is a video-sharing website in which users can upload, share and view videos. The company was founded by Zach Klein and Jakob Lodwick in 2004 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Child
Director of Purchasing & Merchandising at Mouth Foods, Inc.

Mouth Foods, Inc. operates an online store for American-made indie foods, spirits, wine and gifts. The firm serves as a marketplace for food products from independent makers. It brings consumers interesting indie food products and helps makers to grow their business. The company was founded by Craig M. Kanarick in 2010 and is headquartered in Brooklyn, NY.

Ex-Spouse
Member-at-Large, Administrative Board at The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center engages in supports cancer research, and provides public education. The company was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Education
Undergraduate Degree in Engineering

As the undergraduate college of our country’s naval service, the Naval Academy prepares young men and women to become professional officers of competence, character, and compassion in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Naval Academy students are midshipmen on active duty in the U.S. Navy. They attend the Academy for four years, graduating with Bachelor of Science degrees and then commissioning as Ensigns in the Navy or Second Lieutenants in the Marine Corps.

MBA

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Career History
Co-Founder
1998 - ?

Lazard Technology Partners invests in the communications, enterprise or infrastructure software and technology-enabled financial, business and information services sectors.For earlier-stage investments, they prefer companies in the New England/mid-Atlantic region. The firm also prefers to be a company's first institutional investor, regardless of company stage and to selectively invest in companies that have already received outside institutional funding. Initial investments range from $2 million to $8 million and the firm generally reserves up to $15 million to $20 million for the lifetime of an investment. They bring in investment partners to complete financings, as appropriate.

Managing Director
Tenure Unconfirmed

Lazard Ltd is a preeminent financial advisory and asset management company. The company operates through the following segments: Financial Advisory and Asset Management. The Financial Advisory segment offers corporate, partnership, institutional, government, sovereign and individual clients across the globe a wide array of financial advisory services regarding mergers and acquisitions and other strategic matters, restructurings, capital structure, capital raising and various other financial matters. The Asset Management segment offers a broad range of global investment solutions and investment management services in equity and fixed income strategies, alternative investments and private equity funds to corporations, public funds, sovereign entities, endowments and foundations, labor union funds, financial intermediaries and private clients. Lazard was founded in 1848 and is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda.

Chief Executive Officer
1993 - 1996

PTC, Inc. engages in the development and provision of software-based product management and development solutions. It operates through the following business segments: Internet of Things (IoT) Group, Solutions Group, and Professional Services. The IoT Group segment comprises of the license, subscription, support and cloud services revenue for IoT, analytics, and augmented reality solutions. The covers the license, subscription, support and cloud services revenue for the firm's computer-aided design, product lifecycle management, and service lifecycle management products. The Professional Services segment involves consulting, implementation, and training. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Needham, MA.

Boards & Committees
Director
Current

Interwise, Inc. builds conferencing systems that deliver streaming sound, voice, video and data to offer enterprise conferencing services. The firm has locations in North America, Asia, Japan, Europe, Switzerland, France, and Germany. The company was founded by Frank Zvi in 1994 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

Independent Director
2014 - 2015

Good Technology Corp. provides mobile devices, apps and data security services. It offers services to banks, healthcare organizations, governments and retailers and provides a end-to-end solutions portfolio, consisting of a suite of collaboration applications, a secure mobility platform, mobile device management, unified monitoring, management and analytics and a third-party application and partner ecosystem. The company was founded by Trae Vassallo in 1996 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.

Chairman, Board of Directors
1989 - 1993

Computervision Corporation is a private company that supplies electonic product definition solutions for company computer systems. The company is headquartered in Bedford, MA.

Director
Prior

As the voice of the U.S. venture capital community, the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) empowers its members and the entrepreneurs they fund by advocating for policies that encourage innovation and reward long-term investment. As the venture community’s preeminent trade association, NVCA serves as the definitive resource for venture capital data and unites its 400 plus members through a full range of professional services.

Political Donations
$2,300
2007

Senator from Arizona

$1,000
1999

Senator from Arizona

$1,000
1995

Chief Executive Officer at NSGV, Inc.

Transactions
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Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. purchases NewRiver, Inc.

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Lazard Ltd. issued Class A Common Stock

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Lazard Ltd. issued Class A Common Stock