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Allan Grafman has served on Audit, Compensation, Governance and Nominating committees and is an SEC qualified ‘financial expert’ and media authority. He is often featured in thought leadership journals and as a speaker regarding corporate success, governance and cyber-security issues.
Allan Grafman Board Director
Allan Grafman has served on Audit, Compensation, Governance and Nominating committees and is an SEC qualified ‘financial expert’ and media authority. He is often featured in thought leadership journals and as a speaker regarding corporate success, governance and cyber security issues.
He has served on 8 boards, public and private. For these companies he:
* Led successful sale as Chairman of a public company
* Raised capital and invested as a Private Equity Operating Partner
* Signed 42 business development transactions as President
* Improved cash flow $51 million as EVP and CFO of a cable company
* Headed worldwide business development as VP/MD at a Fortune 500
Mr. Grafman’s board service and capital raising activity includes these companies and investors: Mercury Capital, Accel Partners, Austin Ventures, Delta Private Equity, Morgan Stanley and others.
He is a frequently published author and commentator in "Directors and Boards," “NACD Directorship,” "Licensing Book," ACG, MSNBC and other professional publications for board directors and industry leaders. Grafman’s thought leadership articles and appearances here:
He is a founder and CEO of All Media Ventures. Previous executive roles include: Partner, Mercury Capital; Chairman of the Board of Majesco; President of Archie Comics; President & CEO of Modelwire; EVP & CFO of Hallmark Entertainment; VP & Managing Director of Tribune Company; VP & GM at ABC/CCB Cable. He began his career as an on-air announcer and ad salesman for KSHE Radio.
Mr. Grafman received his BA from Indiana University (Phi Beta Kappa), Russian, his Masters, International Affairs, Columbia University (International Fellow), and his MBA, (Beta Gamma Sigma) Finance.