TAEVAST invests in high growth technology sectors, primarily those offering information & related analytics directed at “fintech”, e-commerce, fraud prevention, sales & marketing applications.
Andrew Prozes is the TAEVAST Manager, responsible for all investment and management decisions. He is on the advisory board to West Street Capital Partners VII, L.P., a GoldmanSachs fund. He serves on the board of directors and executive committee of TransUnion, chairing their compensation committee, and serves on a number of boards, including as Executive Chairman of Neoway, a Brazilian data analytics company.
Andrew served on the Reed Elsevier Board of Directors, and was CEO of LexisNexis, for over eleven years. He led growth of their legal and Risk Solutions buisness into 120 countries, growing revenue to over $4 billion from $1.7 billion. He has been an active Director of more than 20 public and private companies, and has served on a number of non-profits focusing on the promotion of the Rule of Law. He currently serves on board of trustees and on executive committee of Freedom House.
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Laura Heery, President of TAEVAST, brings a focus on strategic outreach. She is interested in resilience, leads “Cross Sector Conversations”, roundtables for “Freedom of the Net”, annual data collected from 65 countries by Freedom House. Laura has studied and worked abroad, is an architect, former President of Brookwood Group and member of YPO (Young Presidents Organization). She started The Live/Work/Walk Foundation, serves on the boards of the University of Miami School of Architecture and The Grove Park Foundation, a member of Purpose Built Communities, founded by Tom Cousins and Warren Buffet. After training with I.M.Pei & Partners and Heery International, she worked for Philip Johnson. She has a Masters in Architecture from Yale University.
Engaging leading experts in technology, data, cyber-security, internet censorship and business, “Freedom on the Net” “Cross Sector Conversations” brings together informal exchanges with the Freedom House research team on complex challenges to information access, freedom, integrity online, and opportunities to improve cyber-policy and practices. Founded by Eleanor Roosevelt in 1941, Freedom House is non-partisan, known for supporting personal freedom and democracies internationally.
Of the annual reports, Freedom in the World, Freedom of the Press, the Freedom on the Net report has documented declining internet freedom globally for eight consecutive years amid rising censorship, restrictions on apps and services, growing cyberattacks, and diminishing user privacy. These data reports are highly regarded, with unprecedented international media coverage, including more than a 120 twitter reach within weeks of release. Utilized by policymakers from all perspectives, by international businesses, US Department of State, NGO’s, media, the data is tracked in more than 65 countries, many where Freedom House directly supports thousands of imperiled frontline human rights defenders.
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