Jeff DeMond brings a history of successful company-building to Archtop Ventures. Jeff is President and CEO of Vyve Broadband, a next-generation broadband and cable television company. He also serves as Chairman and CEO of The Archtop Group, a family of related investment and business development companies. Prior to forming Vyve Broadband and The Archtop Group, Jeff was President and CEO of Bresnan Communications, a leading domestic and international cable television company. During his 25 years with Bresnan, he oversaw the acquisition, financing and integration of numerous domestic and international businesses, including telephone, publishing and cable investments. These included equity investments by financial sponsors including Providence Equity, Quadrangle Group, The Blackstone Group and Credit Suisse First Boston, and investments by strategic partners including Tele-Communications, Inc., AT&T Broadband, Liberty Media Group and Comcast Corporation. Bresnan’s businesses were sold for a total of more than $5.0 billion.
Jeff serves on the board of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association and is a director of C-SPAN and The Cable Center in Denver. In 2007 he was inducted into the Cable Television Pioneers.
Earlier in his career, Jeff was a Senior Manager with the New York City office of KPMG. During his 7 year tenure, he worked with entrepreneurial clients in a variety of industries including radio broadcasting and film syndication. Jeff is a CPA and a business school honors graduate of the University of Alabama, where he won various awards including the Stan Kenton Outstanding Jazz Soloist award as a member of a college all-star jazz ensemble. He also recorded and toured with a band that had a million-selling record in the 1970's.
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