Ezra Roizen
Founder and General Manager, Advsr

Ezra Roizen is the founder and general manager of Advsr an advisory firm helping startups frame their markets and develop relationships with strategic partners. Ezra is also the chairman of Vator a community of entrepreneurs and investors. Ezra is a partner with Ackrell Capital a boutique investment bank. Ezra is the author of Magic Box Paradigm: A framework for startup acquisitions. Ezra started his career as an entrepreneur, co-founding two technology companies: Montclare Technologies, Inc., an Internet consulting and development firm where he was the CEO and Convoy Corporation (now part of SAP) where he was the director of business development. Ezra is a frequent speaker at technology conferences and contributor to VatorNews.com. Ezra holds an M.B.A. from a combined program of Columbia University’s Columbia Business School (where he earned beta gamma sigma honors) and the University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business (where he earned a Haas community service fellowship). He also holds a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of California, Davis (with Minors in English and History). Ezra was previously chair of the University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, Alumni Relations Council.