Representing technology-driven media, marketing, information and business services companies, Mr. Geffs’ particular areas of expertise include marketing software, digital advertising, and retail promotion and technology.
“We’re in the convergence “sweet spot,” and our experience and expertise positions us among the thought leaders in our sectors.”
Mr. Geffs brings a unique combination of experience as a CEO and business builder in both traditional and new media companies, as well as in corporate finance and M&A. Before joining JEGI in 2004, he was CEO of Internet Broadcasting Systems, a national network of 70 local television Web sites operated in partnership with NBC, Hearst, The Washington Post Company and other major broadcasters. With a staff of 250, IBS was one of the earliest old/new cross-media platforms to achieve both scale and profitability.
Mr. Geffs began his career in the M&A department of Lehman Brothers, and also consulted for media companies with McKinsey & Company. He also has held senior executive positions in magazine publishing. Mr. Geffs earned an MBA from Harvard Business School as a Baker Scholar and a BA in English and a BS in Engineering Physics with Honors from the University of California at Berkeley.
Mr. Geffs is a certified FINRA representative.Back to team
“The JEGI Team worked tirelessly on the V12 Group sale process. Their knowledge of the sector allowed us to find the best strategic fit, while their M&A capabilities made it possible to get a successful transaction closed. I look forward to working with JEGI again.”John Hunt, Managing Partner, ABRY Partners
“We had a remarkable experience with JEGI… JEGI really stood out from other media and information focused firms… due to their experience in our markets, the tight processes they run, and their significant access to c-level decision-makers. We would hands down, no question, hope to have the chance to work with the team at JEGI again.”Scott Becker, Founder, Becker’s Healthcare
“We needed an advisor who understood our business and was capable of handling a complex transaction, which included the merger of four companies. We chose JEGI based on its reputation and experience, and it was absolutely the right decision.”Dan Oswald, CEO, BLR
“Clarity and JEGI’s network and impressive knowledge of the digital content production and post production space were instrumental in helping Framestore find the right partner and deliver the shareholders a fantastic outcome. They helped navigate a complex process… I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone considering using their services.”Sir William Sargent, CEO, Framestore
“I have now completed my fourth successful transaction with JEGI. They know their markets inside and out and are strategic, creative, tenacious and results oriented. Most importantly, they have always added significant value and delivered outstanding results. JEGI goes above and beyond to deliver the desired results for their customers.”Bob Dethlefs, Chief Executive Officer, Evanta
“As the business founder, I was looking for a true partner to represent us: one with the highest integrity, impeccable execution skills, strong work ethic, excellent M&A process from start to finish. They delivered on all of that and so much more.”Nancy Kramer, Founder & Chairman, Resource/Ammirati
“I’ve worked with the JEGI team to sell two of my companies for over $100 million. With its extraordinarily comprehensive database of c-level contacts, JEGI can easily get key decision makers on the phone, live, without any preamble. Thus, my advice to any seller: if JEGI wants to sell your business for you, let them!”Stephen Saunders, Founder & CEO, Light Reading