(formerly CEO Take-Two Interactive)
Ben Feder, a partner of ZelnickMedia since 2001, became Chief Executive Officer and Director of Take-Two in March 2007. Mr. Feder oversees ZelnickMedia’s interest in Columbia Music Entertainment (CME) of Japan. He serves on the board of CME, traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Prior to co-founding ZelnickMedia, Mr. Feder was Chief Executive Officer of MessageClick, Inc., a leading provider of voice messaging technology for next generation telephone networks.
Prior to founding orp., where his most recent position was Executive Vice President, News MCI Internet Ventures. In this role, he oversaw worldwide corporate development, marketing, operations, content and advertising activities for News Corp.’s Internet services and led the company’s negotiations for the formation of News MCI Internet Ventures, a News Corp. joint venture with MCI. Previously, Mr. Feder managed corporate development for Fox, the unit of News Corp. that develops and produces feature films and programming for television and cable television. At Fox, he was responsible for structuring and negotiating film financing, acquiring television assets, including Star TV in Asia, and distribution for cable networks, including Fox’s FX channel. Mr. Feder holds an MBA from Harvard University and a BA from Columbia University.