Jon Vanden Heuvel

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Mr. Vanden Heuvel is a former assistant to Henry Kissinger and then to Richard Holbrooke. [1]

He "has 8 years of experience in corporate finance and private in the telecommunications, media, and technology sectors. Prior to joining Bank Street, Vanden Heuvel was Director of Telecommunications research at Wit Soundview Europe. As such, he covered European wireline and wireless carriers as well as alternative service providers such as application service providers and ISPs. Vanden Heuvel joined Wit Soundview in January 2001. Prior to joining Wit Soundview, Vanden Heuvel was a vice president in the investment banking division of Credit Suisse First Boston, focusing on media, telecommunications, and high tech in both Europe and the US. Clients included Bertelsmann, AT&T, Sprint, and Equant.

"Before joining CSFB in 1996, Vanden Heuvel worked for Dr. Henry Kissinger at Kissinger Associates, an international business consulting firm. Vanden Heuvel holds a bachelor’s degree from Lawrence University in Wisconsin, USA, and a masters and Ph.D. degree from Columbia University in New York City." [2]

He is on the advisory board for the International Center for Journalists, and he is listed as an individual funder of the American Academy in Berlin.