Rachel Lam


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Rachel Lam is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Imagination Capital, an early stage venture capital firm based in NYC. She also serves on the board of video management platform software company, Telaria (NYSE: TLRA), and the board of The CITY, an independent nonprofit news outlet dedicated to serving the people of New York. Previously, she launched the Time Warner Investments group in 2003, and was head of the strategic investing arm of Time Warner Inc. for 14 years until early 2017. Under Ms. Lam's leadership, the venture capital group of Time Warner invested over $325MM in 54 companies. She has led numerous investments in early stage digital media companies, and managed Time Warner's investments in and exits from many portfolio companies, including: Maker Studios (sold to Disney), Bluefin Labs (sold to Twitter), Admeld (sold to Google), Playspan (sold to Visa) and MediaVast (sold to Getty Images). She was also an officer at Quetzal/Chase Capital Partners, and at CSFB Equity Partners. Prior to that, she was Director, Office of the President at Time Warner Inc., where she worked with Imagination Capital Co-Founder, Richard D. Parsons, the former CEO of Time Warner, on corporate transactions and strategic initiatives. In addition, Ms. Lam spent several years in investment banking, focusing on the media sector at Credit Suisse First Boston and on mergers and acquisitions at Morgan Stanley. She received a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from U.C. Berkeley and an MBA degree from Harvard Business School. (New York, NY)