Joshua Stylman is an active member of New York's startup community, as entrepreneur, investor and advisor.
Joshua's most recent company, Reprise Media, is an internet marketing firm that helps the world’s largest brands connect with their customers online. He co-founded the company and was a driving force behind their efforts to redefine the role of search and social media in integrated marketing communications. After successfully scaling the organization from a bootstraped startup to an internationally recognized industry leader, Reprise Media was acquired in 2007 by The Interpublic Group. Prior to that, he served as vice president of Business Development at Ask Jeeves (now Ask.com), where he was a pioneer in the early days of web search. Before Ask Jeeves, Stylman was co-founder at Rotomedia, a boutique web consulting firm, acquired by Ask in 1999. Currently, Joshua is involved in over two dozen companies as investor and advisor.
Joshua has has twice been a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. His leadership was also instrumental in Reprise Media being named to Entrepreneur Magazine's list of the 'Hot 100 Fastest Growing New Businesses in America' three times.
Joshua received a BE in Sociology and History from Stonybrook University in New York. He also sits on the board of Into the Outside, a non-profit organization focused on enriching the educational experiences of students through field-based activities.
" Founders that speak hyperbolically about how they are going to "change the world" should be able to explain the true virtue of their plan. "