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Current Role:
CFO
Wayfair.com
Past Role:
Former Vice Chairman of Strategy & Operations, Warner Music Group
Chairman & CEO, Gartner
Associate, Bain Capital
Expertise:
Exec. Management
Finance
Strategy & M&A

Industry:
Consumer & Mobile
eCom & Marketplaces

Michael Fleisher

Michael drives finance, mergers & acquisitions, and business strategy at Wayfair.com, the largest online retailer of home products and furnishings in the U.S. Wayfair.com’s portfolio of home brands includes AllModern, Joss & Main, and DwellStudio. Wayfair.com ended 2012 with $600+ million in revenue and currently employs over 1,400 people in offices located in Boston (HQ), Utah, Kentucky, the U.K., Ireland, Germany and Australia. Wayfair.com sales are expected to grow over 50% in 2013.

Prior to joining Wayfair.com, Michael served as Warner Music Group’s (WMG) Vice Chairman, Strategy and Operations, where he oversaw the company’s global corporate stagey and operations. At WMG, he managed all corporate development, merger and acquisition activity and led the sale of WMG to Access Industries in a transaction valued at over $3 billion.

Specialties: Business Strategy, Finance, Merger and Acquisition, Initial Public Offering, Strategic Partnerships, Corporate Development, Venture Capital

Investments:
WIN Teams:
  • Consumer / Mobile
  • Recruiting / HR

Jeremy Schneider

Managing Director
jJeremy Schneider joined WIN as a Senior Associate in January, 2011. In October 2016, he was promoted to Managing Director. Prior to WIN, Jeremy was a Senior Associate Consultant at Bain & Company in San Francisco, where he focused on technology companies and worked in the Private Equity Group. He graduated Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth College, where he majored in History. He has a Master’s degree in Economic and Social History from The University of Oxford, where he was a Clarendon Scholar. Jeremy grew up in the Bay Area and is thrilled to have the opportunity to work closely with entrepreneurs and to immerse himself in the world of start-ups.

Dena Porter

Business Operations Manager

WINteamHeadshotsDPDena brings more than a decade of ‘behind-the-scenes’ productivity and organizational knowledge to the fast-flowing stream of information and infrastructure at WIN. She has held positions in Silicon Valley start-ups fusionOne and Baynote and has teamed with Maynard for years at eBay, LiveOps and now WIN. Dena is fascinated by all things technology keeping her in tune with WIN’s existing and prospective portfolio companies.