Seth Kaufman is a Managing Director with Kaufman & Company. Prior to joining Kaufman & Company in 2002, Mr. Kaufman was a Senior Vice President at First Albany Capital, where he was responsible for mergers and acquisitions, equity underwritings, and private placements primarily in the communications and software sectors. Selected transactions include a strategic advisory for NEC Business Network Solutions, a subsidiary of NEC America, Inc, in connection with multiple acquisitions in the network services industry; a private placement advisory for a communications software vendor in connection with a strategic investment by Microsoft; and public equity offerings for Natural Microsystems ($185 million), Information Advantage ($25 million) and Evergreen Solar ($45 million).
Prior to First Albany Capital, Mr. Kaufman spent 5 years in the information technology industry as a consultant for Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) and C.W. Costello & Associates. Mr. Kaufman holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business with majors in Finance and Accounting. In addition, he is a Trustee of the Huntington Theatre Company, and the Advent School, and enjoys snowboarding, tennis and golf.