Non-Executive Director and Chairman
Mr. Liptak serves as Chairman of the Board of Diligent Board Member Services.
Mr. Liptak is also the Founder and Managing Partner of Spring Street Partners, LP, an investment partnership that has provided capital, expertise and strategic relationships to innovative small companies since July 1994.
After receiving a B.A. degree in Economics from Harvard College in 1981, Mr. Liptak began his career at Bear, Stearns & Co. as an analyst in their arbitrage department. In September 1984, Mr. Liptak joined Oppenheimer & Co. as Senior Vice President in charge of the firm’s proprietary arbitrage department. In 1992 Mr. Liptak founded West Broadway Partners, Inc., and managed the firm’s event driven and arbitrage funds, and served as Chairman of the firm’s Executive Committee until March 2005. Mr. Liptak began managing Spring Street Partners, LP on a full time basis in 2005.
Mr. Liptak serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Spring Street Partners’ portfolio companies. Mr. Liptak has also served on a number of philanthropic boards and actively supports children’s educational programs, particularly in underserved areas, and has established scholarship programs for disadvantaged youths with educational organizations and schools.
Mr. Liptak is married with three children and lives in Manhattan.